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Notes and Player Standouts from NCAA Basketball Academy East Region

This event was the start of something new and different, and of course, with anything that’s new, there will always be some pushback! However, here is some of my insight into the NCAA Basketball Academy East Region, from the perspective of a chaperone. Cons: Keep in mind I was not involved physically with what I viewed as a very strenuous training. After talking with my son who is taking time...

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Final Thoughts from the #NCHSAALivePeriod

The new NCAA Live Period blew past all expectations and, most importantly provided a platform for a vast amount of talent to be displayed in front of dozens of college programs, but there are always improvements to be made in the future. Charlotte, North Carolina- What Year one did was brought in a lot of exposure, and offered the states best a legitimate chance to hoop in front of college...

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Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 11

Team 11 Coach: Obe Gray   #12:5’11 ’20 Treyden Williams (North Mecklenburg) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcases a lot of toughness to pair with his extremely well-rounded skillset, Treyden Williams. He’s a smart, wiry point guard prospect that offers an excellent balance between scoring, playmaking, and defense. Williams doesn’t possess true size, but has the necessary...

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NC Top 80 Hot Takes

For the previous six years, Phenom Hoops has been honored to host the North Carolina Top 80, however (as we always say) this is NOT Phenom Hoop’s event, this is North Carolina’s event. This is the event where players get together to compete and see what the state and other classifications have to offer. However, this is also the event where the very best in the Hoop State get together and show...

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Kevin’s Player Standouts at NC Top 80

2020 #59 6’4 Ahmil Flowers (Greensboro) Ahmil is one of the most athletic kids in the state that nobody talks about. Flowers was a terror in transition and on the boards, he also has the potential to be a lockdown defender. Flowers does an excellent job of utilizing his body to navigate through traffic. Ahmil best basketball is ahead of him with his ability to fill the stat sheets up. #47 6’3...

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Northwest v. Myers Park

On Thursday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Oak Ridge, North Carolina as the Northwest Vikings were prepared for a playoff battle against the Myers Park Mustangs. This game featured two really strong, well-rounded squads with clear-cut identities on the basketball court. We’ve seen Northwest as much as anyone this season and they’ve been quite impressive, especially defensively. The junior-duo of...

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Grimsley v. Northwest Guilford

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Northwest Guilford to see the Vikings host the Grimsley Whirlies for a first-round playoff matchup. The previous two meetings between these teams went down to the closing minutes and were ultimately decided by a total of nine points. Grimsley entered this contest just under .500 on the season, but have a unique roster composition and are capable of competing...

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Phenom Hoops NC All-Star Lineups, including Dunk Contest and 3-point Contest

It was All-Star weekend in the state of North Carolina.  The stars were out in Charlotte, with names comes from the Hoop State of North Carolina.  So, Phenom Hoops wanted to have a little fun of our own with a little All-Star flavor.  Each of our scouts had a chance to state who would be in their All-Star lineup from the state of North Carolina, no matter if they were in the senior or freshman. ...

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Page v. Northwest Guilford

On Tuesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Oak Ridge, North Carolina for a quality matchup between the Page Pirates and the hosting Vikings of Northwest Guilford. We saw these two do battle earlier this season and the Vikings walked away with an eleven-point victory. This has mainly been a rebuilding year for the Pirates, but they possess a solid foundation and nice mix of prospects on their roster....

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Southwest Guilford v. Northwest Guilford

On Wednesday, Phenom Hoops traveled to Oak Ridge, North Carolina to see a battle between two of the most talented teams in Greensboro. The Cowboys of Southwest Guilford entered this contest with an undefeated record of 19-0 and were out to prove themselves as the best team in the area. Meanwhile, the Northwest Guilford Vikings have enjoyed a quality season, but have suffered three of their four...

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Page v. Northwest Guilford

Last night, Phenom Hoops traveled to Page High School to see the Pirates host the Northwest Vikings for an inter-conference battle between two of Guilford County’s most intriguing programs. Northwest continues to enjoy great success by playing a patient, intelligent, tough two-way brand of basketball. They are headlined by Christian Hampton and Dean Reiber, but Coach Lee Reavis also deserves a...

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Northwest v. High Point Central

Phenom Hoops traveled to Summerfield, North Carolina for a terrific battle between Northwest Guilford and High Point Central. It was a great midseason test for both teams, as it featured phenomenal matchups and a lot of high-level basketball. Northwest entered this contest at 11-2 while High Point Central stood at 7-7. The Vikings have hit their stride and looked increasingly tough as the season...

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North Carolina Stockrisers in the Class of 2020

The high school basketball season has already been loaded with excitement, intensity, and anticipation, and we aren’t even halfway. Various players have been emerging throughout the month of November and should be noted accordingly, which is the main purpose of this article. We’ve hosted jamborees and showcases every weekend since the start of November, featuring an abundance of talent from...

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Northwest Guilford v. Eastern Guilford

On Tuesday evening, a pair of Guilford County’s most noteworthy basketball programs collided at Northwest Guilford to see the hometown Vikings open their season against the undefeated Wildcats of Eastern Guilford (3-0). The football players have recently joined both squads, which provided an interesting subplot for Eastern, as many of their top contributors come from the gridiron. There’s an...

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Diving in with: Dean Reiber

Dean Reiber has been praised for his upside for years now, at 6’9 he does a lot of things well prospects that size can’t usually do. It seems Reiber is putting it all together, after a huge travel season and continued production throughout the preseason for Northwest Guilford, local university High Point is the latest in state school to offer.   Guilford County, North Carolina- Overall Reiber...

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Continuing Standouts: #PhenomHSJamboree Session Two

6’4 2019 D’Angelo Elliot: Carolina Day School D’Angelo Elliot continues to impress more and more just about every time I see him due to the fact that he has done an excellent job rounding out his game to make it more complete.  He’s turned himself into a lockdown defender while still maintaining the ability to flat out light it up on the scoresheet.  He’s capable of...

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Dawkins “All Guilford County” First Team Public Schools

Public School Preseason All Guilford County 1st Team    Basketball has been good to Guilford County over the last couple years the kids from the area have gone on to play college basketball at every level. In this 3 part series we will dive in with some of the top players in Guilford County.   6’1 2019 Keyshaun Langley (Southwest Guilford High School)  Langley the point guard is...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour: Northwest Guilford

Over the last six or seven years, few Greensboro-based public school programs have enjoyed more on-court success than Northwest Guilford. Folks from around the area know that the Summerfield-Oak Ridge-Stokesdale trinity isn’t typically considered as a hotbed for basketball talent. That being said, Coach Lee Reavis has done an impeccable job of developing players and implementing a well-oiled...

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The Depth of High Major Talent is Astonishing with the CP3 16s

Every year Team CP3 is loaded with talent at every level and naturally this year is no different. In fact, this 16u team is as deep, with high level, talent as any team the region has seen in quite some time. Every player on the roster is a mid to high major type player, with most of them being the later. This team is filled with long athletic players who play a very fluid style as they can all,...

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