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HIGHLIGHTS: Jonas Aidoo x Elijah Jamison VS Demar Anderson x Simpkins Twins at Phenom MLK Showcase!

Two of the top teams in the state matched up at the Phenom MLK Showcase, as Liberty Heights and Victory Christian battled it out. Loaded with talent on both sides, this was a highly-anticipated showdown and you can check out all the highlights.

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HIGHLIGHTS: NCA Wesley Tubbs x Glynn Hubbard TOO MUCH for BJ Freeman & Moravian Prep at Phenom MLK!

Northside and Moravian Prep battled it out at the Phenom MLK Showcase in Rock Hill. It brought two of the top programs in the state and a lot of intriguing talent to the court, as it was one of many of the highly-anticipated games from the event. Check out all the highlights.

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HIGHLIGHTS: Cade Tyson x Ben Burnham Lead Carmel Past Asheville School at #PhenomMLKShowcase

Asheville and Carmel Christian kicked off the Phenom MLK Showcase. Both teams got after it and it brought us a few intriguing matchups. Asheville School has a few new names to keep an eye on but the firepower from Carmel Christian was just too much in the end.

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Young Prospects Worth Noting from Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase

5’0 ’26 Justyn Whitfield (Victory Christian) Despite being one of the younger players on this list, Whitfield certainly stood out as one of the more impressive performers in Victory Christian’s win over Gaston Christian. He’s undersized and just beginning to develop physically, but already possesses excellent shooting abilities and displays nice IQ on both ends of the floor. Whitfield handles...

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Unsigned and Uncommitted: Ten Notable Players from Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase (Part Two)

On Monday, Phenom Hoops traveled down to the Rock Hill Sports and Events Center in Rock Hill, South Carolina for another quality event with a talented field of teams. The 12-game slate offered a ton of intrigue subplots and storylines along the way, so let’s take a closer look at some of the available, less-discussed prospects that college coaches should be pursuing… 6’1 Javian Cannady (Concord...

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The Burlington School v. Bull City Prep

The final game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two of the top teams throughout North Carolina in The Burlington School and Bull City Prep. It definitely took some time for these teams to get warmed up, as evidenced by the low-scoring first quarter and Bull City Prep’s lead of 10-8. In the second period, it remained evenly matched and both teams struggled to score or gain much...

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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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Victory Christian v. Liberty Heights

The third game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two of the top teams throughout North Carolina in Victory Christian and Liberty Heights. Although the Kings opened the game on a 9-2 run, Liberty Heights quickly regained their footing, made a 9-2 run of their own, and tied things up at 11-11 to end the first quarter. In the second quarter, Liberty Heights continued to extend their...

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#PhenomMLKShowcase: York Prep vs. Cumberland Christian (Recap/Standouts)

On to Game 3 on Court 4, as York Prep and Cumberland Christian brought us a treat with their play.  Two teams that some may have not watched yet but should certainly have the attention of college coaches, this game looked to go back and forth. York Prep came out strong to take the early lead, knocking down shots from outside and being active on the boards.  But Cumberland Christian continued to...

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Northside Christian vs Moravian Prep National: Game Recap

In the second game of the day, we had a big time match up between two top ten teams in the state: Northside Christian and Moravian Prep National. Moravian Prep is led by senior guard BJ Freeman, who is one of the most highly rated unsigned seniors in North Carolina. In the first quarter, Moravian Prep through the first punch. Their three-quarter court pressure forced turnovers. We saw Jackson...

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Bull City Prep Durham v. Charlotte Elite Academy

The second game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two tough, competitive programs in Bull City Prep and Charlotte Elite Academy. It quickly opened up as a back-and-forth contest featuring numerous lead changes and both teams displaying great balance. Neither team had any issue finding ways to score the ball, which ultimately led to a 13-13 score through the first quarter. The...

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Gaston Christian JV v. Victory Christian JV

The first game of Phenom Hoops’ MLK Showcase took place between two young, competitive junior varsity programs in Gaston Christian and Victory Christian. Although the opening minutes were somewhat sluggish for both squads, things quickly picked up, Victory Christian took the lead, and it became a fairly exciting battle. The Kings finished the quarter with a 22-13 advantage and continued to...

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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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Phenom MLK Showcase: What to Watch (Part 2)

Phenom Hoops is bringing fans from around the region one of the top high school basketball events over the MLK weekend, as some of the top talent will be under one building. The storylines for some of these games are easy to see and don’t need much introduction, but we are going to dive into a few things you will want to watch to get you excited about the event in Rock Hill. Make sure you check...

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Phenom MLK Showcase: What to Watch (Part 1)

Phenom Hoops is bringing fans from around the region one of the top high school basketball events over the MLK weekend, as some of the top talent will be under one building. The storylines for some of these games are easy to see and don't need much introduction, but we are going to dive into a few things you will want to watch to get you excited about the event in Rock Hill.

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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...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase: The Battle for Charlotte

Folks in the Charlotte area should be well-informed about Phenom’s Carmel Christian MLK Showcase, especially after releasing the schedule and revealing that two of the local powerhouses will be going head-to-head. We are referring to the matchup between Carmel Christian and Independence, which is certain to be full of excitement from start to finish. Both programs are headlined by high-level...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase: Battle of Contrasting Styles

This Saturday, Phenom Hoops is slated to travel to Carmel Christian in Charlotte, North Carolina for another terrific day of high school basketball. There are so many exciting stories and subplots throughout this upcoming event, but few that are more intriguing than the first evening matchup between Moravian Prep and Concord First Assembly. There’s no debating that these two teams are in the...

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Not Ranked Nationally, But The 6’6″ Junior’s Recruitment Will Say Top 100

Through his play this year, Trinity Christian’s 6’6″ junior Audiese Toney has more than stepped out of the shadows of his more well-known (and deserving) teammates. It is about time that the nation and college coaches take notice of Toney and all the production he brings to every game played as well. Originally from Alabama, the 6’6″ junior moved up to Fayetteville...

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THE LIST — Phenom’s January High School Events Unsiged Senior Breakouts (Part 1)

In January Phenom Hoops has had the privilege to host two major regional events. The Carmel Christian MLK Showcase and Phenom’s Low Country Showcase was visited by thousands of fans and brought in dozens of coaches to watch this high level of talent. it provided a great platform for unsigned seniors to really show out. Schools from across college basketball’s robust landscape attended, from the...

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Five “Under the Radar” Guys that Grabbed my Attention at the CCS MLK 18

When I say sleeper, I say guys that aren’t incredibly well known within the HoopState by casual HS basketball fans.  If you love the game you have to make it out to see these guys hoop! Jaleel McLaughlin: 5’10 2018 PG, Forest Hills A 1:00 tip-off can be difficult to get up for, but Jaleel McLaughlin found a way to bring the intensity from the opening tip.  He finished with 20 points and found a...

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