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NCISAA Sideline Report: Learn the Names (Class of 2026) (Part 2)

Toot Clay 2026 Kohi Strickland (Greensboro Day): I'm excited to see what Strickland can do for the Bengals this upcoming season and further down the road.  He opened up more eyes about his game over the weekend, as he plays with a chip on his shoulder and something to prove while also being a playmaker on the court.  He does a nice job in knocking down shots from a variety of levels,...

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Different feel, same aspirations: Greensboro Day

Phenom Hoops loves the month of June, as we get a great chance to get an early viewing of high school teams and what they may look like. We started out with the Phenom Team Camp, as teams from all around the region came to compete and gave us an early look at what the upcoming season may look like for them. One team certainly had our attention, as the Bengals of Greensboro Day gave us an early...

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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: DeAngelo Spruill #51: 5'7 Ezekiel Kelly (Hickory Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player who knows how to properly dictate the action with the ball in his hands, Ezekiel Kelly. He's a smart, shifty point guard prospect with excellent quickness and a balanced offensive approach. Kelly handles the ball well, sets up others at a steady rate, and applies scoring pressure...

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POB's Eye Catchers from NC Freshman 40 (Part 1)

2026 6'5 Kohi Strickland (Greensboro Day): Strickland is an intriguing young prospect with his game and size.' From what we saw on the court, Strickland had his hand in a bit of everything on the court, whether it was making plays for others, helping on the boards, finding his teammates well, and scoring in a variety of ways.' He has a well-rounded feel to his game and believe that he is a name...

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Player Standouts: Day 2 (Afternoon) Phenom G3 Showcase

By: Nicholas Chapman 2025 Sadiq White (15u Team United) A team that a lot of people were excited to watch today was Team United's 15u squad. And one of the players that created a lot of that hype is 6'6' forward Sadiq White. He is insanely athletic, making highlight plays every time he touches the ball. He overpowers the defense in the way he drives to the hole to get a bucket. He's a great...

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G3 Showcase Team Preview: Team Curry 15U

With the June and July Live Periods on the horizon, there's no better time for teams to compete to gauge their ability against high-level opponents. Our G3 Showcase is slated to feature a heavy mix of independent organizations and shoe-circuit programs'so there should definitely be something for everyone in attendance. The circuit teams nearing their halfway point should ultimately...

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