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HIGHLIGHTS: BJ Freeman Leads Moravian Prep over His FORMER Team WOG Holy Rams at #PhenomHoopState​!!

Word of God and Moravian Prep matched up on Day 1 at the Phenom HoopState Championship, kicking off the day in fashion. BJ Freeman led the charge for Moravian Prep, while Jai Smith and company battled. Check out all the highlights from this intense game.

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Phenom HoopState Championship: Word of God vs. NC Storm

In what was one of the best games of the HoopState Championship, Word of God got 2 big free throws from PoBoigh King with 5.5 seconds left to secure a 64-62 win over NC Storm to finish in fifth place in the tournament. NC Storm got out to an early lead and Word of God had trouble trying to figure out a way to handle the size of the Storm. With 5 players going 6’7 or taller, they make it tough...

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Phenom HoopState Championship: Word of God vs. WS Christian

Day 2 of the Phenom HoopState Championship continued in Rock Hill, as our first game got underway between Winston-Salem Christian and Word of God. Two teams loaded with talent and certainly had pride on the line, not wanting to go 0-2 early in South Carolina. Word of God came out strong but WS Christian battled right back, as it ended 20-20 after one.  Gerasim Bordin shot the ball really...

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Phenom HoopState: Word of God vs. Moravian Prep

Day 1 of the Phenom HoopState Championship was underway and it brought Moravian Prep and Word of God on the court to battle it out in Round 1.  Both teams that have racked up the wins this season, it was Moravian Prep that set the stage early on both ends of the floor.  They were able to run their offense and really showcase their shooting ability from deep, knocking down 11 3-pointers...

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Phenom HoopState Championship Matchup Preview: Moravian Prep vs. Word of God

The Phenom HoopState Championship brings you some of the best teams that haven’t competed for a state championship in NCHSAA and NCISAA, all under one building to compete for a championship.  Last year, Moravian Prep took home the title but this year, it looks to be even deeper and it is anyone’s ball game.  To get geared up for the event, we want to preview some of the matchups you...

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Word of God Takes Down Combine Academy

In a matchup of two of the top teams in the state, Combine Academy travelled to Raleigh to take on Word of God. The anticipation and hype surrounding this game was real. Combine won the first meeting by four points on November 20th at Combine. You knew both teams would be ready. Each have played a national schedule and have notable wins on their resume. The ball was tipped and from then on out,...

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HoopState League: Word of God earns Silver Bracket Championship

Final:Word of God 66 – Raleigh’s Finest 50 The end was coming in the Hoop State League, as Word of God and Raleigh’s Finest wanted to end on a high note and secure the silver bracket championship. Word of God came out and made an early statement, creating an early lead and eventually putting Raleigh’s Finest in a big hole, down 41-14 at half. Raleigh’s Finest still...

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HIGHLIGHTS: TOP 15 Isaiah Todd Headlines MICHIGAN’S STAR-STUDDED Class; Senior Yr. Highlights!

Check out Isaiah Todd's senior year highlights. Todd is committed to Juwan Howard and the Michigan Wolverines. He completed his senior year at Word of God Christian Academy after transferring over from Trinity of Raleigh. Todd was named to the Jordan Brand Classic. He's a 6'10" point-forward and ranked 13th on 247 Sports and ESPN while Rivals has him at 14.

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 3

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Phenom HoopState Championship Recaps: Day 2

Phenom Hoops and HoopState wanted to bring an opportunity for programs to compete for a championship and that is what has happened, with eight programs coming to Lincolnton to play for bragging rights. On Thursday, Friday and Saturday, we bring you some of the best talent and teams form the state. Follow us throughout the event, as we provide coverage and recaps throughout.

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Day 1 Takeaways/ What to watch for on Day 2: #PhenomHoopState Championship

It was a great day of basketball in Lincolnton and you could certainly feel the energy and intensity in the building… these teams came to compete for a championship. With four games in the books and winners moving a bit closer to the ultimate goal, we had a few notes and takeaways from Day 1, while also what we are looking at on Day 2.

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“ON HIS HEAD!” Isaiah Todd x Brady O’Connell; Chase Forte BODY, Q. Bullock WINDMILL! Raw Highlights

Check out highlights from last nights game between Word of God and Ravenscroft School. WOG was led by Michigan commit Isaiah Todd while Ravenscroft was led by ODU commit Brady O' Connell. Word of God ultimately pulled away and Quandre Bullock decided to throw down a windmill dunk to cap off the win.

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Todd leads Word of God past Holly Springs

Don’t let the Word of God (9-6) win-loss record fool you! They have played a brutal schedule and have lost to nationally-ranked teams and some of the top teams in the state of North Carolina. Featuring one of the top players in the country, 6’10 five-star Michigan commit Isaiah Todd looked to make an immediate impact. In addition, 6’3 senior Chase Forte, 6’4 senior Quandre Bullock, 6’7 junior Saiquone Harris, and 6’3 sophomore Po’Boigh King bring plenty of firepower to this lineup.

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Game Recaps from Day 2 at the #PhenomGoodGuys

If you are missing the action, that is a shame but we have you covered with some game recaps from Day 2 at the Good Guys vs. Cancer.

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McCreary pushes Legacy past Word of God at USA National Prep (Standouts)

Legacy Charter 71 Word of God 58 Here are some of the standouts and players notes from the USA National Prep event, held in North Myrtle Beach on Thursday.  Legacy Charter and Word of God matched up for an intriguing battle.  Legacy was able to take a halftime lead but Word of God fought their tail off, eventually taking a second-half lead.  But McCreary and company were just to much in the end....

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’6 Max Farthing

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’3 Tim Pettiford

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’5 Trevon Spencer

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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Session II Player Standouts at Phenom’s City of Oaks Classic

Heritage: 6’6 ’21 Redford Dunton The wiry forward prospect was extremely useful today and continues to display promise on both ends of the floor. He can play three positions comfortably at the high school level and causes problems for opponents with his offensive versatility. Dunton has such an impressive array of scoring moves and counter moves. He’s still developing physically and should...

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The Game of Unpredictability: Heritage vs. Word of God

In the basketball world, some things are simply impossible to predict, even when the odds are stacked in the opposite direction. That’s a big part of what makes this matchup so riveting. This game is going to be a must-see for basketball savants, as there are so many gems and diamonds in the rough within these two teams. So folks need to attend Saturday, as Phenom Hoops will be traveling to...

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Team Loaded Duo Receives First Power Five Offer

The recruiting process is an interesting thing, especially over the last few years with kids earning scholarship offers as early as middle school. That trend has become increasingly popular, and now we have a variety of programs fighting viciously for prospects that can’t even drive yet. DePaul has been at the forefront of this, offering prior to high school and securing verbal commits from...

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James Dickey’s Stat Production Puts Him in 1st Round Company

Some stat heads will tell you that rebounding is the most translatable statistic from level to level, and there is some truth to that. However, when we look at players going from high school to college and then college to the NBA we see that blocked shots is an incredibly translatable stat that you see adapted from level to level. Last year, there were only three players in NCAA Division 1...

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Phenom’s Summer Grind Storylines We’re Watching

July is almost here, and the Live Period is right around the corner. Travel ball programs have been idol over the last month as many players have been traveling around to team camps with their high schools. Now they are back, trying to shake the rust off. We will host a sold-out field of teams with some top prospects in tow. This Saturday, June 30 at Proehlific Park in Greensboro, NC will be the...

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