The Phenom Challenge is one of the biggest events around the region and in the country, as 180 teams look to compete at the highest level.

We are expecting a HUGE turnout for this event in Spartanburg, SC on April 26-28.  So, Phenom Hoop Report wants to do our part in starting the buzz for the event.

Players and teams, of all ages, will have a chance to play in front of college coaches throughout the weekend.  But here are a few players to watch out for, as we preview teams that will be competing.

Check out a few names to look out for.

Team: Mid State Magic 17u

6’5 Trey “Mater” Cousin. 2019

Shoots w range avg 30 ppg and 6 3-pointers per game in last LIVE PERIOD. Can get hot in a hurry. Had a 45 pt game.

Offers from NC A&T, UMES, Alcorn St, WSSU, Salem University. Queens and Lincoln Memorial latest to reach out. Strong body at 215 lbs. 2X State Champion at TBS

6’9 TJ Nesmith. 2019

Big that runs the floor well. Good touch around the rim. Can score it well along with rebounds and blocks shots. Had a 40 pt game in high school. Double-digit scorer in last years LIVE PERIOD. Offer from Alcorn St

6’8 Jordan Byrd. 2019

Can shoot 3-ball. Plays hard, runs floor and rebounds. The kid wants to be better D2/3 interest

6’0 PG Mike Wade. 2019

Extremely quick sees floor extremely well. Can score but better passer. Getting some D1 interest and D2.

6’6 Chase Mebane 2020

Capable of exploding at any time. Had very high scoring games in high school. One to watch closely. Rebounds and block shots. Recruiting should take off