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Early Standouts at Kinston MLK Classic

Player Standouts at Kinston MLK Classic 5’11 ’21 Tyler Gill (Trinity of Raleigh) It was fairly easy to see the two-way leadership of Gill, who consistently fought to force turnovers, get out in transition, and make plays around the basket. He plays with great energy, especially on defense, and simply understands how to properly position himself at the point of attack. Gill gets to the basket...

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What More Does Dylan Blake Need To Do?

Every year, North Carolina reaffirms itself as a hotbed for talent and underrated prospects, and the current senior class is no different. There are a slew of unsigned seniors that deserve an uptick in their recruitment. Over the next few months, these articles will take a closer look at some of the most under-appreciated guys across the Hoopstate. Today, we highlight Dylan Blake of First Flight...

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Who Are Some of North Carolina’s Most Underrated Senior Prospects?

Each year, Phenom Hoops has hundreds upon thousands of prospects come through our doors with varying levels of recruitment. Plenty of guys are highly touted or properly rated, but many more end up severely underrated or well below the radar. It might feel like a common phrase at this point, but when comparing one-to-one, it’s easy to find cracks and seams within the system. So, this article will...

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Bendel’s Best: Gate City Classic

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina for another loaded high school showcase. The field featured an abundance of talent from every pocket in the state, which made for two full days of high-level basketball. Four of the competing teams were state champions last season (Greensboro Day, Carmel Christian, Piedmont Classical, and Moravian Prep) but every program in...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom Gate City Classic

6’9 ’21 Dante Kiesenhofer (Holly Springs) Now that Kadin Shedrick has departed, it’s become increasingly clear that Kiesenhofer is ready to take the reigns. He’s long, active, and possesses a phenomenal frame with great mobility. Kiesenhofer offers terrific rebounding, rim-protection, and all-around timing on defense while showcasing quality touch and a pretty nice perimeter jumper on the other...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Gate City Classic

6’2 ’20 Dylan Blake (First Flight) Arguably no team in North Carolina brings as much intrigue as First Flight, and Blake is a major part of what they do. He’s the lynchpin in an absolutely new-age style of infinite three-point shooting. Blake is a knockdown shooter in virtually every way but also showcases the mentality of a point guard and consistently works to get others involved. He’s tougher...

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Manteo vs. First Flight Game Recap and Storyline

RAW Highlights Manteo vs. First Flight Game Recap and Storyline Phenom Hoop Report travelled to the Outer Banks of North Carolina to cover the local rivalry between Manteo and First Flight. Coach Chad Williams First Flight team believes in one thing for certain. They love to push tempo and make the pitch ahead pass on each and every possession. There is no need for a shot clock when one is...

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