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INTERVIEW: Davidson Day’s Ron Johnson on 2021 Roster + What It’ll Take to Repeat as State Champs!
Tyler Lewis from Phenom Hoops sits down with Davidson Day's head coach Ron Johnson to talk about his roster this season, what the players bring to the court, and what it will take to repeat as champs once again this season.read more
COACH’S CORNER: Davidson Day’s Ron Johnson Talks on STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS + Coaching Around NC!
HC Ron Johnson has found success wherever here goes, winning four state titles at three different schools and racking up over 500 wins. We dive into his rich history... Looking at his college career at Barry University, his coaching career at the collegiate level, and his journey to North Carolina to coach Cannon, The Burlington School, and now at Davidson Day. Coach Johnson brings an unselfish style of basketball and gets his players to buy in, as he talks more about his mentality and what he can contribute to the success he has seen.read more
Will Davidson Day Continue to Dominate?
Coaching is a unique spectrum. The value of coaching is often overlooked, but it can completely mold or define a team. We’ve seen some of the top coaches come through North Carolina over the years, and every school (especially private) has hunted for that respectable, well-connected, winning person to take over their program. Although many have failed in this process, some have...read more
HIGHLIGHTS: Mallorie Haines DROPS 26! Davidson Day TOPS O’Neal School for STATE CHAMPIONSHIP!
Davidson Day and The O'Neal School battled it out for a championship in the 2A division. Check out all the full highlights here.read more
PHR Podcast: NCISAA Playoffs Recap
The Phenom Hoops group sits down after a full weekend of basketball. We all headed to the Charlotte area to watch the 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A playoffs. Listen to our final thoughts from the games, which players stood out, and who were a few breakout players.read more
Davidson Day and Wayne Country Day secure victories in 2A Semifinals (NCISAA)
On the boy's side of the 2A Division, we had the top four seeds battling it out. Check out all the recaps and stats.read more
The O’Neal School, Davidson Day hold on to advance to the 2A NCISAA championship
Check out all the recaps and stats from a full day of basketball at Gaston Day on the girls side of the 2A Division.read more
Top 5 Matchup GOT HEATED and Myles Hunter CAUGHT A BODY!! Davidson Day vs. Carmel Christian Highlights
Players in this game are committed to the likes of Charlotte, Appalachian State, Youngstown State with other players carrying offers from multiple schoolsread more
Final Thoughts and Takeaways from Carmel Christian vs. Davidson day
Phenom Hoops was on deck Thursday night for an intense and highly-anticipated matchup between Carmel Christian and Davidson Day; it didn’t disappoint. Davidson Day took home the impressive 65-53 win on the road but here are just a few takeaways from the game.read more
‘Virginia Live Period Shootout’ Session I, Day 2 Standouts (6/22/19)
Ah, an event I’ve been anticipating all month has finally tipped off: The first ever ‘Virginia Live Period Shootout.’ Taking place here on the beautiful campus of Blue Ridge School (St. George, VA), around 18 teams from both in and out of the state constitute the three days full of hoops. Being a break from travel ball, I see this two-part showing as a great opportunity for the...read more
2019 ‘Virginia Live Period Shootout’; Session I (6/21/19 – 6/23/19) Showcase Preview
I have to be honest, this ‘dead period’ of travel basketball during June gives off a weird type of vibe. Other scouts will probably agree with me, considering how we’ve been so accustomed to attending weekly tournaments. However, excellent news surfaced on my Twitter feed last month when I read that Blue Ridge School (St. George, VA) had put their own plans of hosting a ‘live period...read more
Player Standouts at Session I of Phenom’s Carmel Christian MLK Showcase
Chapmanville (WV): 6’9 ’20 Obinna Anochili-Killen There’s a lot to like with this Chapmanville team, especially when Anochili-Killen is on the court. He’s long, athletic, and moves like a guard, which makes him a very intriguing two-way prospect. Anochili-Killen can do a solid amount of things on offense, as he can shoot, operate within two to three dribbles, and possesses excellent touch around...read more
A Showdown for the Ages: Davidson Day v. Lincoln Charter
This Saturday, Phenom Hoops is traveling to Charlotte, North Carolina for our Carmel Christian MLK Showcase, which features the most loaded four-game field in the state over this holiday weekend. There’s a lot worth getting excited about here, as each game contains an abundance of interesting subplots and storylines. We’ll focus on the battle between Davidson Day and Lincoln Charter for the...read more
Low Country Showcase Names and Storylines
6’7″ 2019 Josiah James (Tennessee) Porter Gaud (SC) James was a purely dominating force. The lefty point guard shot the ball, distributed the ball and brought the crowd to its feet with game changing dunks. There is not much more James can do to solidify himself as a National Top 10 guy, he is elite. 6’4″ 2021 Josh Beadle Cardinal Newman (SC) Beadle, only a sophomore,...read more
Which Scoring Duo Will Emerge Victorious?
Tomorrow, Phenom Hoops will travel to Charleston, South Carolina for our second annual Low Country Showcase. This ten-team field features a ton of talent from the Carolinas and should be an exciting day of quality basketball competition. We’ve recently discussed some of the key matchups, from Berkeley versus Cardinal Newman to Sumter versus Porter Gaud, but the showdown between Christian Academy...read more