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Phenom Hoops Freshman Forty Evaluations: Team 13

Team 13 Coach: Joe Adams/David Broome #55: 5’8 Malik McCotter (Chambers) Starting things off, we look at a player who made a nice impact despite being the smallest camper on this team, Malik McCotter. He’s a quick, scrappy guard prospect with a useful penetration sense and the ability to finish at a solid rate. McCotter is a capable on-ball defender who utilizes his quickness to keep...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Freshman 40 (Part 2)

2026 6’4 Markus Kerr (West Charlotte): Kerr is going to be a name that you hear more and more down the road. He should get some meaningful minutes this season with his talent and skill set, as the 6’4 prospect is a smooth operator on the court.  Kerr can score from multiple levels, stretch the floor, use his length to score over defenders and with touch, and competes on the defensive end. You...

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Immediate Impact Freshmen in North Carolina’s Class of 2026 (Part Two)

The travel ball season is finally beginning to wind down, which naturally generates a lot of buzz and excitement for the upcoming high school year. Folks are ready to see where seniors commit, what team separates themselves from the pack, and everything in-between. One of the more intriguing subplots of each season is how the freshman will ultimately fare, and this year is no different. North...

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Reece’s Standouts: Phenom Summer Havoc (Day 4)

by: Ethan Reece 2026 Noah Noch (Team Hope)Noah has been one of the ultimate role players that I’ve seen this season. He’s a smart guard that can play with or without the ball in his hands, brings the energy to play in an intense environment, and doesn’t get caught up in making mistakes from playing outside his game. He’s been a key cog in the well oiled machine that is this team and couldn’t be...

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