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Highlights: WS Christian and The Burlington School square off at'#PhenomTourneyTown'Showcase

Two teams loaded with talent, Winston Salem Christian and The Burlington School matched up at the Phenom Tourney Town Showcase in Greensboro. WS Christian, led by 2024 Lewis Walker, 2024 Chol Machot, 2024 Isaiah Washington, 2025 Jordan Lowery, and others were able to take the win vs. 2024 Zion Walker, 2025 Cam Flippen, 2024 Jordan Durham, 2027 King Gibson, and the rest of the TBS squad. Check...

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Carmel Tip-Off Game Report: TBS vs. Concord Academy

The day continued on, as The Burlington School returned to Carmel Christian and took on Concord Academy.  After a tough loss on Day 1, TBS was looking to come out strong and that they did on both ends against Concord Academy.  2024 Zion Walker continued to lead the charge offensively, while others like 2025 Devin Simms, 2025 Kaden Hammond, 2024 Ty Outlaw, and others brought a balanced...

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Carmel Tip-Off Game Report: TBS vs. Moravian Prep

Going into Game 2 on the night, you just knew that the energy would be there between The Burlington School and Moravian Prep, and that is exactly what you got. Two strong and top teams here in North Carolina were looking to battle it out on the court early in the season.' Both teams were trading blows, as both teams were looking to play their style, and both got after it on both ends. We had a...

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What to Watch for: Saturday at Carmel Tip-Off (Nov. 11)

12:00 pm ' Grace Christian vs. Asheville School Grace Christian brings in talent that will be must-see and should start popping up more throughout the state. They are led by the strong senior guard duo of 2024 Quasim Oden and 2024 Steven McLeod, both of which can get downhill and be a strong presence on both ends of the court. They also have a rising star that could be in for a breakout season...

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What to Watch for: Friday at Carmel Tip-Off (Nov. 10)

5:00 pm ' Combine Regional vs. Northside Christian A terrific and intriguing matchup to start off the event. Northside is coming off a title run and they bring back a lot of firepower once again, as 2024 Josh Bullock and 2024 Kyrell Shaw are looking to lead the charge. Two underrated seniors that can fill it up and play well off each other, they look to make a statement to start the...

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John Wall Invitational Game Recap: The Burlington School vs. Cannon

The first game of the final day of action featured The Burlington School battling it out against Cannon School for fifth place in the TJ Warren bracket. The Spartans jumped out to an early lead behind a balanced attack spearheaded by 2024 Zion Walker. 2024 Austin Swartz helped the Cougars cut into their early deficit, as a pair of wing 3-pointers inched Cannon within four points. But The...

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The John Wall Invitational Game Recap: Burlington School vs. Raleigh Christian Academy

By: Cooper Hart In the first game of day 3, The Burlington School Spartans faced off against the Raleigh Christian Academy Eagles. RCA came out on fire, hitting four threes on the way to a 16-10 lead after one. The offense slowed down a bit to start the second, with RCA slowly pushing their lead out. Gabe Marquis scored on back-to-back plays, giving the Eagles their biggest lead of the half with...

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The John Wall Invitational Game Recap: The Burlington School vs. Winston Salem Christian National

The John Wall Invitational got underway in Raleigh (NC), as two North Carolina teams squared off to start the event. Winston Salem Christian and The Burlington School matched up in a highly enticing game between two highly talented teams. Both teams started out a little slow but got things going a couple of minutes in. 2024 Zion Walker helped lead the charge early for TBS, as they were able to...

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Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout Game Report: The Burlington School vs. Ardrey Kell

Game 2, the final day of the Anthony Morrow shootout features The Burlington School and Ardrey Kell. TBS started the game off to a quick start, taking an early lead of 15-4. Ardrey Kell's Brock Rose took the lead of AK's offense, but TBS school led going into the second quarter, 23-12. It was a defensive battle to start the second quarter. AK begins to start chipping away cutting the deficit to...

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Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout Game Report: Charlotte Latin vs. The Burlington School

Game 2 in the auxiliary gym, with Charlotte Latin and The Burlington School matching up to see if they could get back in the win column on Day 2 of the Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout.  The games started out a little slow, with The Burlington School taking the early edge led by Zion Walker and Cam Flippen.  But Ned Hull and Sean Rose did just enough early in the first half, especially...

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Phenom Anthony Morrow Shootout Game Report: Carmel Christian vs. The Burlington School

The day continued into the afternoon, and Game 4 certainly had everyone's attention as two heavyweights met up in Charlotte. Carmel Christian and The Burlington School, two of the top teams in the state squared off in what looked to be a thriller.  Both teams came out strong and made plays; Zion Walker was leading the charge once again for The Burlington School but Bryce Cash and Jaeden...

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Hoops & Dreams Top Performances

Here is a list of the top performers from the Hoops & Dream Showcase presented by Lucas Moore Realty. Please note these top performers are in alphabetical order by school. Fayetteville Academy6’5 2024 Xavier Johnson: 31 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists & 2 steals on Friday. 19 points, 1 rebound & 1 assist on Saturday. 6’4 2026 Jossiah Johnson: 22 points, 9 rebounds, 1 assist...

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Hoops and Dreams Game Recap: Seventy-First and The Burlington School

In the fourth game of the day, highly ranked The Burlington School took on one of the premier Fayetteville public school programs in Seventy-First. After a chippy first quarter, in which 12 fouls were called, Seventy-First finished the quarter on a 5-0 run to make the score 13-12 TBS. Zion Walker led the Spartans with 5 and Jared Davis led the Falcons with 7. The Falcons continued their late...

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Carmel Tip-Off Game Report: The Burlington School pulls out win in double overtime vs. Cannon

The day only continued, as The Burlington School was back in action after Day 1 and they were going up against Cannon, a team that we are getting a chance to see what they had to offer this season.  Both teams were getting an early feel for each other, with both showing a balanced attack and getting multiple players involved early.  Cannon was able to earn the early edge after the...

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Carmel Tip-Off Game Report: Combine Academy uses strong second half to earn a win vs. The Burlington School

After a thrilling Game 1 that went into overtime, it was time for Combine Academy and The Burlington School to get under action. Two big-time programs with new head coaches were kicking off the season in a big way in a hostile environment.' Combine Academy came out strong behind one of their big-time stars in 2024 Trentyn Flowers, a 6'9 prospect that can be a complete mismatch on the floor with...

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POB's Takeaways: Phenom HS Jamboree Session 1 (Part 3)

Southern Guilford has players to look at Southern Guilford is a program I was intrigued in watching. Why' Because there were two players that I was intrigued in getting an updated viewing of, as 2024 Jucqarie Love and 2024 Jamias Ferere, two players that created some buzz the summer before and have been playing well on the court. Both brings good size and physical stature to the court. Ferere is...

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Carmel Christian Tip-Off Storylines: Day 1 (Friday, Nov. 11)

Carmel Christian Tip-Off Storylines Schedule Release: #CarmelTipOff Presented by Phenom HoopsThe Stars will be OUT at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic Friday, November 11th, 2022 ' Carmel Christian School 5:00 pm ' Northside Christian vs. Quality Education6:30 pm ' Combine Academy vs. The Burlington School8:00 pm ' Carmel Christian vs. Northwood Temple Potential National Powers kick off the...

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Carmel Christian Tip-Off ABSOLUTELY loaded with talent once again (Nov. 11-12)

When it comes to high school basketball in North Carolina, there is only one way to kick off the season and that is with Phenom Hoops at the Carmel Christian Tip-Off. Year after year, it has started the season in a big way here in North Carolina and is one of the top events nationally year after year. Well, this upcoming event will be no different as it will be loaded with some of the top teams...

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NCISAA 2A Semifinal Recap: The Burlington School vs Wayne Country Day

In a rematch of last year’s NCISAA 2A State Semifinals, The Burlington School (28-7) would once again host Wayne Country Day (25-7). All season long, these two teams have been at the top of our private school rankings. 6’3 2024 Kobe George The Burlington School knew in order to win this game, they would have to make it very difficult on Wayne Country Day’s Collin Tanner, their...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Cam Whitmore (Archbishop Spalding) vs The Burlington School at 2021 #theJohnWall

Villanova commit Cam Whitmore and Archbishop Spalding took on the Burlington School led by Kheni Briggs and Avion Pinner in the semi-finals of the Devonte Graham bracket at the 2021 John Wall Holiday Invitational!

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Wednesday Standouts from The John Wall, Part 2

Game 5The Burlington School vs. Archbishop Spalding In their second round matchup of the Devonte Graham Bracket, defending NCISAA 2A State Champions The Burlington School (TBS) took on Maryland's Archbishop Spalding. TBS struck first and held a nine point halftime lead behind the play of Kheni Briggs, Michael Nwoko and Avion Pinner. However, Spalding made their run in the third quarter as Jordan...

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Freddie Dillione EXPLODES for 27 in UPSET WIN vs. #3 Burlington School

FINAL SCORE: Word of God Academy The Burlington School ?? 69 The Burlington School ?? 65 FULL STATS: WOG: Freddie Dilione 22 points + 4 assists, Jakwon Moore 18 points + 8 rebounds, Truman Claytor 13 points TBS: Zion Walker 20 points + 4 assists, Michael Nwoko 13 points + 8 rebounds, Shane Peterson 12...

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Time to start recognizing The Burlington School on a national level

The number of talented teams in the state of North Carolina is off the charts and it seems that almost every year, the number of teams that should be recognized at a national level increases.  You have teams like Combine Academy, Liberty Heights, Greensboro Day, and Moravian Prep all being in the discussion this year early on but it is time that The Burlington School gets their recognition...

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Phenom November Classic Recap: Christ School vs. The Burlington School

The games continued here on Saturday afternoon, as we moved on to the next matchup between Christ School and The Burlington School.' Two teams with talent on their roster, both came out strong early on.' Christ School held the lead for much of the first quarter, led by Johno Pierce and company but The Burlington School made a late run to hold a 14-12 lead at the end of the first.' Second quarter...

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Combine Academy vs The Burlington School: Game Recap

On Saturday afternoon, Phenom Hoops traveled to Lincolnton to watch Combine Academy take on The Burlington School. TBS was facing a nationally ranked Combine Academy for their second game in two days after getting a close road win Friday night at South Granville. The first half was a defensive battle. Both teams were doing a really good job of pressuring the ball and forcing turnovers. Robert...

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The Burlington School vs South Granville: Game Recap

Friday night in Creedmoor, NC, we were all in for a treat. There’s something about these public versus private school matchups that get everyone excited. We had one of the top public school teams in North Carolina in South Granville, led by Louisville commit, Bobby Pettiford Jr. Their opponent, The Burlington School (TBS), one of the top private school teams in the state, led by UNCW...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Jamarii Thomas x Kuluel Mading vs Jonas Aidoo x Elijah Jamison Goes Down in Rock Hill!

Liberty Heights and The Burlington School battled it out in Rock Hill Tuesday night, bringing two of the top teams in the state together. It came down to the end in an exciting fashion, eventually going into overtime. Liberty was able to eventually take home the win, as you can check out all the highlights.

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