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Player Standouts at Phenom Summer Finale

6’2 ’25 Chad Traylor (Team United) Although the entire roster is intriguing, there’s something about Traylor’s poised, steady identity that makes him so appealing. He can run the offense or operate without the ball, and is able to find equal amounts of success in both areas. Traylor’s high IQ is evident through his two-way approach, as everything he does is purposeful and intentional. He’s a...

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2022 NC point guards that could see an uptick in their recruitment this summer (Part 1)

North Carolina's class of 2022 brings a lot of intrigue and depth for college coaches, which is why there are a few players to really watch this summer and their recruitment, as they could see an uptick with their play. The point guard position is one area that has several players that could help a program down the road, which is why we are going to take a look at a few players that have slid under the radar or have been a little quiet coming into this summer but could really see more attention with the summer they put together.

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Team Loaded NC 2022

During last summer’s crazy travel ball season in which there were no sneaker circuits, one of the most popular teams in the country was Tea Marie Hoops, started by former Division 1 assistant coach, Thomas Carr. Tea Marie Hoops quickly took over the grassroots scene with high level players wearing colorful t-shirts reminiscent of the classic Five Star Basketball Camp shirt. Yes, they were...

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Northwood Temple Knocks Off Westminster Catawba to Advance to the NCISAA 2A State Championship

The NCISAA 2A division was arguably the deepest division in the state this year. On Wednesday night, Northwood Temple hosted Westminster Catawba in the semifinals. Northwood Temple (26-7) entered the game on a 15-game win streak. Westminster Catawba entered the game with a 14-2 record. Both teams have played at a high level consistently all year. The first quarter started with Northwood...

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#PhenomMLKShowcase: Northwood Temple vs. Franklin Prep

Final game of the day on Court 4, as Franklin Prep and Northwood Temple both wanted to come away with a win in this one.  Both teams were coming out competitive but the firepower that Northwood Temple played with, coming off a victory already on the day, continued.  They were led by Jaquantae Harris and Julian Williams, two leaders for this program this year, as they scored 18...

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Northwood Temple vs Calvary Day: Game Recap

In the opening matchup of the Phenom MLK Showcase, Northwood Temple faced off with Calvary Day. The game was tight from the start. Northwood Temple was able to get the upper hand in the first quarter behind Julian Williams, Brady Rankin, and Jaquantae Harris. Northwood Temple finished the first quarter with a 22-15 lead. In the second quarter, Calvary Day made their run. James Wilkins III...

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Game Recap: Cape Fear Christian at Northwood Temple

One thing is for certain, basketball in Fayetteville is high level and the NCISAA Sandhills Conference is one of the toughest conferences in the state from top to bottom. Every single game is a dog fight. You have to bring it every single night. Last night’s conference opener between Cape Fear Christian and Northwood Temple lived up to the hype. Even with limited seating capacity, the...

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Concord Academy v. Northwood Temple (Recap/Standouts)

The fourth game for day two of Phenom’s Holiday Classic took place between two teams who have been firmly in the spotlight over the recent years in Concord Academy and Northwood Temple. Concord Academy quickly asserted their lead, but was quickly answered by a balanced approach from Northwood Temple who led after eight minutes by a score of 16-19. Despite numerous lead changes and continued...

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Phenom’s Recruiting Roadmap: Latest news around recruitment

Phenom Hoops continues to keep track of players that have come through their platform and have been seen by our scouts, as they rack up offers from college programs. We want to bring you the latest around what has been going on. Check out what you have missed in the last week.

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Stay Positive Team Preview: Team Felton 16u

April is one of the biggest months when it comes to the AAU season.  Players and teams are looking to play in the right events, which is why Phenom Hoop Report is hoping to provide that platform all month long. We kick off the month of April in a big way with the Stay Positive, as teams from all over the region will come to compete.  Nationally ranked players and teams, along with unsigned...

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #1:5’8 ’22 Jordan Marsh (Hickory Ridge) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a strong array of two-way tools, especially for his age, Jordan Marsh. He’s an undersized point guard prospect that plays with great intelligence and looks to make the right play. Marsh is very quick with the ball in his hands and can beat his man off the dribble...

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Bendel’s Best: North Carolina Top 80

Phenom Hoops’ NC Top 80 Camp continued to solidify its reputation as one of the top, most exciting exposure events across the state. The collection of talent is undeniable and the subplots are endless, which it a big part of what makes it so fun. This year’s field was arguably the most intriguing group to ever attend the event, featuring guys from all pockets of North Carolina. This article will...

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Morning Standouts at Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80

#28- 6’2 ’21 Jaquantae Harris- The lefty point guard has been arguably the most impressive floor general on display through the first slate of games. He’s so strong and in-tune with his skillset that it’s almost unfair for opposing guard. Harris is incredibly smart and navigates wherever he desires on the floor. He’s very polished and basically unstoppable when getting downhill.   #106- 6’8...

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Possible Breakout Performers at NC Top 80

Every year, the North Carolina Top 80 is an incredible event with such a surplus of talent, which makes it extremely difficult to narrow down the numbers and overall matchups. With the Class of 2019 now getting ready to depart for the college ranks, our main focus will shift towards the current juniors, sophomores, and freshmen. The excitement and anticipation of years Top 80 should fall right...

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Could North Carolina’s Class of 2021 Be Better Than We Realize?

Could North Carolina’s Class of 2021 Be Better Than We Realize?   The basketball landscape in North Carolina continues to grow with each passing year, but the Class of 2021 could be stronger than any other group from recent memory. On one hand, it might not have the clearly defined star-power that was showcased in 2016 with Edrice “Bam” Adebayo, Harry Giles III, and Dennis Smith Jr., but...

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Phenom’s 3G Showcase Event Most Valuable Player and Most Outstanding Player

Phenom’s 3G Showcase had a great turnout, both on the floor and in the stands. Every court, throughout the event had stands that seemed 75% full or more. Theses fans stayed because of the production on the floor. Even though not many carried offers, they are players who set themselves up to have huge July periods. There were national level recruits all the way to D3 and NAIA guys. However, the...

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Phenom’s 3G Showcase — Breakout Performers

Over the weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Fayetteville to host our Give God Glory Showcase, which was full of talent and intriguing long-term prospects. Here, we will look at some of the biggest breakout performers from the event, across all age groups.   5’10 ’20 Wesley Case (Flight 22 Robinson) There were many guard prospects that raised their stock over the weekend, but none more than Wesley...

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