South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Mason Padgett   #3: 5’8 ’23 Derrick Barksdale (York Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player that is pretty advanced and polished for his age, Derrick Barksdale. He’s a smart, slightly undersized point guard prospect with excellent perimeter shooting and the ability to overwhelm his assignment on both ends of the floor. Barksdale is quick and gets downhill with ease,...

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Phenom’s David Rose Memorial Day Classic Breakouts

This is the 6th year we have hosted Phenom’s David Rose Memorial Day Classic, and each year we have had the event benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project. Having proceeds from the event go to this cause if very near and dear to our hearts at Phenom Hoop Report because once they get home, their journey is just beginning. It’s great to help this cause. That said, this event has also been a...

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Carolina Pressure Making Their Mark as a Program

South Carolina is filled with talent right now, left and right you have players coming out from everyone. With the lack of support from shoe companies in the state (by comparison, NC has 7 shoe sponsored teams, Georgia also with 7 and Tennessee with 4 … South Carolina has 1, the Upward Stars), it is up to the grassroots programs to really develop the talent and put it toward the forefront. TMP...

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