Grassroots Team Preview: NC Spartans Graves

On Monday, Phenom Hoops traveled out to Bishop McGuinness in Kernersville, North Carolina for the NC Spartans’ workout. The practice featured three of their 16U squads in addition to a collection of guys from the 17U team. We’ve seen this program put kids in college on a yearly basis, but this might honestly be their most talented non-17U group in recent memory. Although most college coaches...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Stacy Palmore #51: 5’7 ’26 Miguel Ribeiro (Forsyth Country Day) Starting things off, we look at a player who performed quite well despite being the youngest and smallest camper on this team, Miguel Ribeiro. He’s a smart, scrappy, unselfish point guard prospect with a tight handle, sharp vision, and the ability to shoot the ball at a high clip from the perimeter. Ribeiro is a...

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Open Gym Report: NC Spartans 16U Graves

On Wednesday, Phenom Hoops (Jeff Bendel, Tyler Lewis, and Colby Lewis) traveled out to Bishop McGuinness High School for the NC Spartans Media Day. The Spartans should be well-known as one of the better independent programs across the Carolinas, and their current group is no exception. Josh Thompson is the director, but Herb Liles, Kerry Graves, Curtis Patton, Ryan Haidinger, Michael Bowers, and...

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