Select Page

EVENT NEWS

To filter articles by a specific event, use the dropdown below.

Recruitment to the Next Level: Private vs. Public High School

  I’ve always seen this month, April, as possibly one of the most nerve-wracking times for high school seniors. The feelings of stress/anxiety may all take place because this becomes the time when most make their decisions for the next chapter after graduation. For the hoopers, this is especially true, as I’m starting to see many guys sign their college commitment papers as the days...

read more

Phenom Challenge Team Preview: LowCountry Storm 17u

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. So let's preview each teams players heading into the event.

read more

Phenom Challenge Team Preview: PSB Elite Brim 17U

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. So let's preview each teams players heading into the event.

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #8: 5’8 ’22 Vansh Nishchal (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out with his strong motor and ability to operate within the team concept, Vansh Nishchal. He’s a wiry guard prospect that knows how to play his role and make plays for others while taking advantage of easy scoring opportunities. He’s a solid rebounder for his size and...

read more

Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Team Flight 16u

Twitter: @TeamFlightVA Instagram: @teamflightva   Ever since this past fall, I’ve held a good connection with the basketball program at Prince George High School (Prince George, VA) and ran into the Royals’ junior-varsity head coach, Kristian Brown, a couple of weeks ago at a Saturday event. During the exchange, I learned that Coach Brown also serves as a coach/program director of Team...

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Kelvin Mills   #7: 5’7 ’21 Leonard Harper III (Raleigh, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that worked hard and provided great energy on both ends of the floor during camp, Leonard Harper III. He’s a wiry, slightly undersized guard prospect with a high IQ and an array of useful playmaking skills. Harper scores the ball efficiently from all three levels and...

read more

2020 6’6 Dillon Jones breaks down latest surrounding recruitment

Recruitment has started to pick up more for 2020 6’6 prospect Dillon Jones, who is ranked as the No. 4 prospect in the state of South Carolina per Phenom Hoop Report. Jones is coming off a tremendous season at Keenan, helping the Raiders secure a 30-1 record and an SC 3A state championship.  He finished his junior season averaging 12.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 4.9 assists, and 2.9 steals per game....

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Jones   #6: 5’7 ’24 Izaiah Littlejohn (Hickory, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that did a terrific job of making an impact on both sides of the ball, Izaiah Littlejohn. He’s a young guard prospect with a nice feel for the game and a quality understanding of how to operate within the team concept. Littlejohn stood out with his smooth jumper from midrange and...

read more

You Know ‘Hoo?; feat. Harold Deane, Jr.

Instagram: @hidef_21 and @hideftraining Facebook: Harold Deane   Congratulations to Head Coach Tony Bennett and the University of Virginia (UVA) Cavaliers on recently winning their first NCAA men’s basketball national championship in program history! I tweeted the win as the ‘comeback of the century,’ acknowledging the incredible bounce back from the team after suffering an early exit in...

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Johnson   #5: 5’7 ’22 Isaiah Smith (High Point, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that continued to impact the game nicely on both ends of the floor, Isaiah Smith. He’s a young, slightly undersized point guard prospect that plays with great energy, especially on defense. Smith has solid penetration skills and is capable of pulling up from midrange at a quality rate....

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Chris Sause   #4: 5’7 ’23 Caleb Senyo (Fletcher, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that possesses a quality foundation and useful skillset, Caleb Senyo. He’s a smart, wiry point guard prospect with a fairly well-rounded skillset and the ability to properly run an efficient offense. Senyo offers a terrific balance between scoring and playmaking, which allows him to...

read more

Commitment Alert: 2019 Davis Guyton heading to The Citadel

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Davis Guyton Class: 2019 Committed to: The Citadel Previous season’s stats: Guyton...

read more

Commitment Alert: 2019 Justin McKoy joining the champs at Virginia

Each and every time Phenom Hoop Report gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Justin McKoy Class: 2019 Committed to: Virginia Previous season’s stats: McKoy led...

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Dre Simmons   #3: 5’6 ’24 Maddox Jack (Hickory, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that worked hard and made a quality impact during camp, Maddox Jack. He’s a young, wiry guard prospect that plays with energy and operates nicely within the team concept. Jack is a solid all-around scorer that shoots the ball well from the perimeter and is capable of taking opponents...

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Gerroid Doughty   #2: 5’4 ’23 Jordan Lineberger (Hickory, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a pretty well-rounded skillset during his time at camp, Jordan Lineberger. He’s a fairly smart, young guard with a useful motor and the ability to make plays on both sides of the ball. Next in his development process is working on his off-ball defense, as it...

read more

Eye Catchers from the Phenom QC Showcase (P. III)

The talent was all over the place and at all levels.  New names, old names, and fantastic battles highlighted Day 1 of the Phenom Queen City Showcase. Scouts were around the baselines but here are a few names that caught the eyes of ours. 6’4 2022 Jalen Hood-Schifino (Team Charlotte 16u) Schifino is a know name nationally but one can’t look past at the poise, understanding, and excitement he...

read more

North Carolina Spring Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations Session II: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Kelvin Mills   #1: 5’4 ’23 Caleb Bruni (Jonesborough, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to highlight a nice array of skills, Caleb Bruni. He’s a young, slightly undersized guard prospect with a solid feel for the game and the ability to operate with or without the ball. Bruni showed the ability to score from all levels while getting his teammates...

read more

Phenom Hoops AAU Open Gym Tour: Team NOVA Hoyas 17u (4/13/19)

Twitter: @TeamNovaHoops Instagram: @teamnovahoyas   It’s been a productive start to this ‘AAU open gym tour.’ I finished off this past week with an early Saturday morning stop in the Northern Virginia region once again; pulling into the parking lot of Saint John Paul the Great Catholic High School (SJPG) in the town of Dumfries. I already had a good feel for Team NOVA Hoyas 17u in knowing...

read more