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Breaking Down Phenom Hoops’ Rankings for North Carolina’s Class of 2025

(1) 6’8 Zymicah Wilkins (R-S Central) There are numerous guys who were in the mix for the top spot in our updated rankings, but Zymicah Wilkins ultimately walked away with the honor. His blend of IQ, size, skill, and polish makes him extremely difficult for most opponents to try and contain. Wilkins can dominate from the block, space the floor, or consistently make plays with the ball in his...

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Phenom Open Gym: United Faith

United Faith has been a traditional basketball program at the NCISAA 1A level. Last season, they once again won another state championship and this year’s team looks poised for a repeat. First year head coach Darion Holloway, known as “Coach D,” has plenty to be excited about. Coach D has been with the program for four years and served as the associate head coach for the past three years. Upon...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Coach Rick’s TOC (Session 2, Day 2, Part 2)

2025 Bryce Slay (Charlotte Royals Orange): The young man really stepped up for his team when they needed him, as he was absolutely feeling it from the perimeter especially in the second half.  Slay is an intriguing prospect at his size; at 6’5, he really shows that he can be a big threat in getting to the corners, stretching the defense, and being a huge threat from the perimeter.  On the day,...

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Notable Watchlist Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2025

We’ve roughly reached the halfway point of the travel ball season, which typically means the bitter end for graduated seniors and the transition period for young freshman. There are a lot of talented, young prospects within the state of North Carolina—especially in the Class of 2025. Our rankings are filled with noteworthy names who vary in production and long-term upside (though many...

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