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Take a Hard Look at: 2026 Ian Bailey (Team Vision)

Player: Ian BaileyClass: 2026School: Asheville ChristianAAU: Team Vision 2026 Ian Bailey is one that we have highlighted time after time before, and he continues to be a player of so much interest with his game on the court.  We had a chance to really watch more of his game and how it has been evolving, and we are here to say that D1 programs should be looking hard his way in the coming...

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2026 Ian Bailey 'feeling great' after receiving first offer; talks other early interests

Phenom Hoops introduced to you a while back about 2026 Ian Bailey and said that he could be a player of big interest in the coming years from what we saw.' His game really translates well and he continues to show the flashes that could make him a high priority for schools in the coming years.' But recently, he announced that he had received his first offer from Western Carolina.' We spoke to him...

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Three Expected 2026 High School Breakouts in North Carolina

6'3 Ian Bailey (Asheville Christian) After enjoying a fairly productive freshman campaign, Bailey looks ready to shine as a leader and focal point for the Lions. He's coming off an incredibly impressive summer season, where he dominated for Team Vision and regularly showcased the full arsenal. Bailey can comfortably control the offense, create for himself and others, and apply scoring pressure...

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Phenom Hoops Player Profile:'Ian Bailey

Height: 6'3 Class: 2026 School: Asheville Christian Travel Team: Team Vision Freshman Season: N/A What Was Recently Said: It should come as no surprise for those who have been paying close attention, but Bailey has rapidly asserted himself as one of the more notable freshmen in North Carolina (especially in the western part of the state). He's a smart, skilled, athletic guard...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 2 at Hardwood Classic (Part 1)

2025 Bryson Mickey (NC Spartans): Can't deny the performance this young man had to start the day on Day 2, as he went off for 32 points in the first half and was making play after play, shot after shot. Whatever he wanted, he was hitting at 8am today; knocking down threes, scoring off the bounce, showing his touch with his floater, and just simply playing with a ton of tenacity. 2025 Jaden...

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Cooper’s Notes: Phenom Summer Havoc Session 1 (Part 1)

By: Cooper Hart 6'2' '27 Chris Gomez (NC Spartans Neisler) Gomez is a recent addition to the 2027 class and he's already one of the age's more impactful and productive players. He's a true combo guard that can create for himself and others at an exceptionally high level. His ball skills are incredibly mature for his age, already being able to act as a high-usage initiator. The handle is crafty...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Champion Showcase

6'4 '25 Jaheim Hall (Next Level SC) There were a variety of useful contributors for Next Level SC, but it would be impossible to ignore the physically overwhelming presence Hall brought to the table. He's a strong, fluid, explosive athlete with great length and downhill ability. Whether as a cutter, penetrator, or transition threat, Hall applies constant pressure at the rim and plays very well...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 at Champion Showcase (Part 2)

2024 Miles Beard (Team Charlotte): Beard continues to show that he can be an effective weapon on the court, as he continues to expand more of his offensive game and show that he can not only be a physical scoring guard but also step out and be that perimeter presence.' He did just that on Day 1, as he continues to be a strong scoring option for his team. 2024 Javier Ortiz (Wildcats Elite): You...

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NCISAA Sideline Report: Learn the Names (Class of 2026) (Part 1)

Michael Phillips 2026 Ian Bailey (Asheville Christian): It is good to see others are starting to see what we saw with Bailey a while back (Article), and that trend should only continue as he continues to develop.' Bailey is a young prospect that plays with tremendous poise, feel, and understanding. He plays at his pace, makes smart decisions, has the ability to score from multiple levels, is a...

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Ian Bailey Turns Heads at NCISAA Live Period

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled out to various different locations for the June Live Period. Between the talent in Advance and Greensboro, there was plenty of buzz about the NCHSAA and NCISAA competition throughout the weekend. Although the public-school event was at capacity for most of the weekend, Greensboro Day School (as expected) hosted an extremely entertaining three-day slate of...

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Young Names to Track from Phenom Team Camp

By: Cooper Hart 6'3' '26 Cam Fowler (Northwood) Fowler shined as a dynamic athlete and constant scoring threat in transition and when attacking closeouts. He's a dominant physical presence and he understands how to use his strength and athleticism to his advantage. His finishing touch is showing promise and he does most of his scoring work around the rim, usually through contact and at difficult...

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Brother Duo looking to have a BIG season at Asheville Christian

Asheville Christian is looking to bounce back in a big way this upcoming season, and though this is a group that brings a team mentality, it was clear that the brother duo of 2024 Brendan Bailey and 2026 Ian Bailey will be two of the clear leaders. Both Brendan and Ian have been known names for the program, but watching these two in action this summer, you can see that they have only elevated...

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Start monitoring: 2026 Ian Bailey (Asheville Christian)

Player: Ian BaileyClass: 2026Height: 6'2School: Asheville Christian New names continue to pop up each and every year with Phenom Hoops, and 2026 Ian Bailey is one that should start trending more with what he has shown over the last year.  Getting our first viewing last year, he impressed with his feel and impact as a freshman.  And he has only continued to elevate and add more to his...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Queen City Showcase

6'1 '24 Zyan Hager (D1 Stars) Numerous guys stood out for the D1 Stars, including Hager and the clear leadership he brought to this group. He's a smart, steady guard with an excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Hager controlled the tempo, played with pace, and consistently created for himself and others. He finished through contact, made smart decisions, and hit jumpers...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Phenom March Madness (Day 2, Part 1)

2027 Eian Bailey (Team EAT): Bailey had an excellent start to the day for Team Eat, as he was an absolute force in leading the charge. When you walk about his game, you can help but see how physical he can be and the motor that he plays with.' Time after time, he was able to outwork his opponents down around the basket, finishing well, or being an effective presence on the boards. He is a name...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations (Session II): Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Greg Harmon #10: 5'5 '26 Branden Warren (Reagan) Starting things off, we look at a player who arguably stood out as the top spot-up threat on this team, Branden Warren. He's a young, slightly undersized guard prospect with excellent feel and understanding as an off-ball threat. Warren knows how to find open seams and consistently hit perimeter jumpers, but also makes smart...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Day 1 from Summer Havoc Session 2 (Nation Ford, Part 2)

2026 Ian Bailey (Team Vision): Bailey is a young prospect that you will want to keep tabs on. He should be a valuable piece at Asheville Christian in the coming years but at the Summer Havoc, he really showed his polish feel and strong understanding of the game at an early age. He created well for himself, was able to penetrate and make plays, knocked down high-quality shots, and has a natural...

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