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Afternoon Standouts at Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp

#34- 5’10 ’21 Clay Hodges- The high-motor point guard simply knows how to make his presence felt at all times. He plays convincingly hard on defense and is capable of setting the tone on that end of the floor. Hodges looks to make the right play whenever possible and will do anything to provide his team with an edge.   #64- 6’1 ’21 Brandon Brown- Though somewhat reserved, the wing prospect...

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Early Standouts at Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp

#11- 5’8 ’25 Eli Ellis- The strong-bodied guard was among the youngest players from the first set of games, but more than held his own. He’s a leader with a tight handle and strong two-way feel for the game. Ellis effortlessly creates scoring opportunities and has the three-level ability to apply constant pressure as a penetrator or shooting threat from the perimeter. He sees the floor well and...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Thompson   #9:5’4 ’23 Michael Forte II (Summerville, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a pretty well-rounded skillset during his time at camp, Michael Forte II. He’s a young point guard prospect that plays a smart, conservative brand of basketball. Forte scores the ball effectively on all three levels and understands how to make plays for himself or...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Walker   #8:5’4 ’23 Keenan Wilkins (Hendersonville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has the chance to become a really high-level floor general, Keenan Wilkins. He’s a somewhat undersized point guard with great two-way instincts and an exceptional feel for the game. Wilkins is a smart, unselfish ball-handler that can get by basically any opponent and enter the...

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Anthony Sellers was NASTY at #NCPhenom150 … NEXT UP at Winston Salem Prep

Winston Salem Prep is a 1A power house in North Carolina ... You can almost write them into the state championship contention every year. Their pipeline of talent runs deep and they put multiple players into college, with scholarships, every year.

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MAJOR Sleeper from the Mountains!! Max Rogers Shows Out at #NCPhenom150

Every year it happens, someone from some where breaks out at Phenom Camps ... Well this year, one of those players was Max Rogers, a 6'2" shooting guard from Waynesville, North Carolina.

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: McNeil   #3:5’0 ’24 Jordan Barr (Blythewood, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that is already quite productive, but just beginning to scratch the surface of his long-term abilities, Jordan Barr. He’s a young, high IQ point guard prospect that understands how to operate and thrive within the team concept. Barr is somewhat small at this stage, but navigates and...

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Why We Love the Madness

  Ah, spring time is upon us and one of the best time periods for sports has arrived once again: ‘MARCH MADNESS.’ Professionally known as the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament, 68 of the nation’s top teams compete in a yearly single-game elimination bracket that follows the immediate conclusion of the regular season and conference tournament play. Many die-hard basketball fans...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Mel Abrams   #7:5’4 ’23 Kaprice Rowan Jr. (Columbia, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a lot of translatable skills during his time at camp, Kaprice Rowan Jr. He’s a young point guard prospect that plays with an impressive motor on both sides of the ball. Rowan proved to be a quality playmaker when attacking the basket, but also shot the ball quite...

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Phenom’s South Carolina 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Darius Williams   #6:5’4 ’23 Elijah Dates (Goose Creek, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that contributed well and showcased some solid skills during his time at camp, Elijah Dates. He’s a young point guard prospect with IQ, quickness, and the ability to penetrate pretty well. Dates has quality playmaking instincts and showed a willingness to make plays for others...

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THE GREAT ONE’S STATE TITLE RECAP AND YEARLY FAREWELL

THE GREAT ONE’S STATE TITLE RECAP AND YEARLY FAREWELL Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the bracket-filling-out piedmont.  The Sadster is here to recap the NC state playoff season and bid his customary farewell to the season.  This year the state playoffs gave us many exciting moments and Cinderella stories, but all good things must come to an end.  The Sadster stumbled to a 2-2 mark...

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Campbell’s Chris Clemons finishes off a career that will be remembered

Phenom Hoop Report has been around North Carolina for quite some time now.  All of our scouts have seen some incredible prospects come and go from the state of NC but Campbell’s Chris Clemons will hold a special place in our hearts. Coming out of Millbrook high school, we heard it time-and-time again about Clemons.  Whether it was about his size or ability, there seemingly were always doubters...

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2020 6’7 Brady O’Connell looking to capitalize on impressive first year in North Carolina

Brady O’Connell is a junior prospect that may have slid under the radar as of late, as the 6’7 junior finished up his season at Ravenscroft averaging 9.3 points per game.  He is also the younger brother of Duke’s Alex O’Connell, as others may have known. But now, it may be time for people to start recognizing the intrigue and skill set Brady has to offer.  He showcased that recently at the NC...

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Harris   #2:5’0 ’23 Jaydyn Sowell (Pageland, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought a great attitude and operated nicely within the team concept, Jaydyn Sowell. He’s a young guard prospect that handles the ball well and plays unselfishly at all times. Sowell plays quite hard on both ends of the floor and defended with great purpose throughout the day. He...

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Prospect Talk: Xavier Lipscomb

Twitter: @Tricky_X45 Instagram: @xavier._45   Ok, so I got a sense back in December that the boys’ varsity team of St. Stephen’s St. Agnes School (SSSAS) would be a force in Alexandria, VA after observing them for the first time in their annually-hosted ‘Sleepy Thompson Tournament’ (12/6/18-12/8/18). The Saints blew through all of the other talented competition in a seemingly effortless...

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LEBRON Thomas Shows to Put Some Respect on His Name … Freshman is an AWARD Winner of #NCPhenom150

Lebron Thomas is tracking as one of the best freshman (2022 class) in the state of South Carolina. The lengthy point guard just has a HUGE IQ for the game, and his instincts, on both ends of the floor are next level. He passes the ball with precision and he defends the ball with quick twitch, length, and anticipation.

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South Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Raye   #1:4’10 ’24 Zehren Hilton (Charlotte, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that continues to emerge as an impact performer, regardless of surrounding talent, Zehren Hilton. He’s a young, somewhat undersized guard prospect that is capable of playing with or without the ball and finding success. Hilton is able to score on all three levels despite his lack of size...

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Kevin’s Top 5 Defensive Players NC Phenom 150 Session 2

The highlights and social media blasts will cover a ton of prospects offensive game but what will get players noticed is on the defensive end.  That is why these five players stood out to Phenom Hoop Report, especially with their defensive presence on the court.

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Kevin’s Top 5 2020 NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Standouts

By: Kevin Dawkiins There was an array of players that caught the eye of Phenom Hoop Report, no matter what class they were in.  But here are a few players to keep an eye on in the 2020 class, as they should see a rise in the coming months. #16 5’10 Jordan Coleman (Chester SC) Not sure what else can be said about Mr. Coleman that’s hasn’t already been said but the word of the day that best...

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Jordan Coleman is SCs Most UNDERRATED PG … DOMINATES Long Standing #NCPhenom150 Camp

5'10" Jordan Coleman is a junior at Chester High School. Chester is the home of basketball phenomenon Devan Downey, a smaller point guard who put up big numbers. Coleman attended two Phenom 150 camps in the past couple weeks and won awards in both of them.

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Brevin Goodlet + LeBron Thomas LEAD #PhenomHoops 150 II Award Winners!

Check out highlights from our award winners from last weekends Phenom 150 Session II. Brevin Goodlet was named MVP, Kolbe Ashe was named Mr. Playmaker, Jordan Coleman was named Mr. Hustle, Arrington Jones was named Mr. Station, and LeBron Thomas was named Mr. Defense. Each of these players was great and really strung together some great things during the camp … This is the 15h year the NC...

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NC Phenom 150 Top 2021’s

We have invaded the Gate City once again for another session of our Phenom 150 camp, this platform follows the prestigious Top 80 camp.  The 150 camp really offers younger unknown players an initial chance to break onto the scene and gain notoriety throughout the state. Greensboro, North Carolina- With a nice balanced mix of young talent and unsigned seniors vying to make an impact late in the...

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SAD SAM’S YEARLY SUPERLATIVES FOR 2019

  SAD SAM’S YEARLY SUPERLATIVES FOR 2019 Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the tournament watching piedmont.  The Great One is here to reveal his yearly superlatives including Player and Coach of the Year, All I-MECK 4A Conference teams and the all-important Hot Dog of the Year awards.  Let’s get to the hardware……………   1ST TEAM ALL-IMECK...

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SAD SAM’S FINAL I-MECK 4A REPORT CARDS

  SAD SAM’S FINAL I-MECK 4A REPORT CARDS Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the sunny again piedmont.  It’s time for The Sadster to reveal the final report cards for the I-MECK 4A conference.  Keep in mind that the grades are given on performance based on the predicted order of finish and also factor in injuries, competitiveness, and other intangibles.  Now we will see who...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Best Shooters

For 15 years now, the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp has provided a huge platform of exposure. Players who wished to register and participate (always a first come first served basis, opened to EVERYONE), will not only be coached, but they will have a videographer at every court, a professional photograph taken for social media, multiple media members writing about every game and multiple NCAA...

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#NCPhenom150 Session Two: Freshman Standouts

#39 6’2 2022 Lebron Thomas: Lee Central High School (SC) Lebron Thomas is the kind of kid every coach would want to have on their team.  He’s a tenacious competitor, that makes his money on the defensive end of the court, with his lateral quickness, fast hands, and length.  On the offensive end, he excels in transition, using his high IQ to make the right read in those situations. ...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Breakouts

For 15 years now, the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp has provided a huge platform of exposure. Players who wished to register and participate (always a first come first served basis, opened to EVERYONE), will not only be coached, but they will have a videographer at every court, a professional photograph taken for social media, multiple media members writing about every game and multiple NCAA...

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