STAY POSITIVE CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

POB’s Best of the Best: Phenom MDC

The Phenom Memorial Day Classic was off the charts and gave us all a treat throughout the weekend with the talent that came through the doors. There was a ton of talent but we had a few players that really captured our attention from the event. So here are the best of the best from the players I personally viewed from the event in Rock HIll.

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Dawkins’ Championship Sunday Standouts from Phenom MC

By; DeAjai Dawkins 6’3 2022 Evan Smith (ACE Elite 17U)  Evan has performed like a high-level guard all weekend, distributing and scoring at a balanced pace. He’s starting to create with less dribbles than before. This is one player that’s in a prime position to lead coming into this high school season, and his recruitment will likely benefit.  6’1 2022 Jazian Gortman (PCH Nightrydas 17U) ...

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Stars of Tomorrow come out at the Phenom Grassroots TOC (Part 1)

The amount of talent on the court this weekend at the Phenom Grassroots TOC was outstanding but the stars of tomorrow really stole the show. High-major talent could be found all around, especially watching the big-time matchups that happened on the arena court. We want to review some of the top guys that grabbed our attention and should be earning the national spotlight from this event. Check out a few names below.

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Grassroots TOC Day 2 (Part 2)

2023 Kevon Vanderhorst (Team Loaded): The young, quick guard was sensational in his ability to attack off the dribble and really put pressure on the defense.  It was tough for defenders to stay in front and he consistently attacked and got to the basket, scoring 29 points in the win on Day 2. 2023 Jak’won Moore (Team Loaded); You can see that Moore has that “IT” factor to his game.  He...

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HIGHLIGHTS: Jazian Gortman MAKES HIS CASE for SC’s No.1 Spot in 2022! #PhenomStayPositive

Check out highlights from 2022 guard Jazian Gortman of the Palmetto City Hurricanes. Gortman is considered the top guard for the class of 2022 in the state of SC and currently holds offers from the likes of Maryland, Clemson, Ole Miss, USC, and Wake Forest just to name a few. These are from his games from last weekend's Phenom Stay Positive event.

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Stay Positive

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to the Upward Star Center in Spartanburg, South Carolina for another quality event. The competition level was high, featuring numerous new squads and those that we’ve seen throughout the summer—which naturally led to a variety of standout performers. In addition to enticing competition, the atmosphere was exceptional. This article will take a closer look...

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POB’s Eye Catchers: Day 1 at #PhenomStayPositive (Part 1)

2022 6’5 Christian Ferguson (Palmetto City 2022): Ferguson seemed to be all over the court today, as the wing prospect got to his spots offensively, knocked down shots, and was incredibly active on the boards on both ends. 2022 6’2 Jazian Gortman (Palmetto City 2022): Gortman is regarded as one of the top guards in the state for his class and one can see why.  He scores incredibly...

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A Closer Look: Point Guards in South Carolina’s Class of 2022

At this point, it should be no secret that our neighbors to the south have some of the most underrated basketball talent of any state in the country. Sure, South Carolina might not necessarily have the depth of prospects like North Carolina but their top grouping could consistently go toe-to-toe against the best players from almost any other state (including North Carolina). Even looking back at...

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Phenom’s Recruiting Roadmap: Latest Recruiting News (3.16.19)

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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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations

Team 3 Coach: Jimmy Duncan   #2: 5’8 ’20 Maurice Bell (Heathwood Hall) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to properly run a team on both ends of the floor, Maurice Bell. He’s a slightly undersized point guard prospect with a high IQ and the ability to carve up the opposition with his passing. Bell possesses a tight handle, team-first mentality, and touches the...

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Chapman HS/ Landrum HS Player Notes from #PhenomChallengeLive

Friday April 26th 2019 Phenom Challenge Spartanburg SC, Chapman HS 710pm Gm #1 Ct. 1 U15 B-Maze Elite MVP #4 Jakobi Gillespie 14 pts. 10 asst. combo guard super hustler leads his team with effort dribble-drive penetration nice mid-range game vs. U15 Team Unleashed South Carolina MVP #2 Jerrill Sanders 11pts. 7ebs. Was a perfect complimentary player leading his team B-Maze Elite w/ fast-paced...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 8

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 8 Coach: Blake Hall   #7: 5’9 ’22 Jazian Gortman (Blythewood, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that is already quite polished on both ends of the floor, despite not having logged a single minute in high school, Jazian Gortman. He’s a wiry point guard prospect with nice length and an impressive feel for the game. Offensively, Gortman...

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Big M’s Bucket Getters: #PhenomSouthernJam, Guilford Court 3 Morning Stars

Palmetto City Hurricanes 14U 6’3 2022 Tony Lorick Lorick did a great job using his incredible frame to create space for himself to get easy lay-ins around the basket.  He also does a great job changing shots at the rim on the defensive end, really providing the ever-so valuable defensive anchor for his really talented Palmetto City Squad.  He possesses an innate ability to grab tough...

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