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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Team Camp

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Queens University for our annual June team camp, which featured an incredible amount of talent from various different pockets of the region. College coaches were in the building and kids got seen by a variety of different programs at the D2, D3, and JUCO levels. This article will take a closer look at some of the most impressive performers from over...

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Phenom Team Camp Day 2 standouts/ recap

6’5 2020 Jeremiah Dickerson Jeremiah Dickerson has worked as Dudley High School’s glue guy throughout this camp. He has provided a tremendous energy boost that elevates the play of their whole team. His second, third, and even fourth efforts for rebounds encourage his teammates to work just as hard on the glass. He excels at attacking the basket and has had some strong finishes after...

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Coach Rick’s Top Performers Day 1 Phenom Team Camp

Coach Rick’s Top Performers Day 1 Phenom Team Camp The first day of the Phenom Team Camp held at the beautiful campus of Queens University was a tremendous success. We have quality teams, great match ups and dozens and dozens of college coaches in attendance. With 45 plus teams in attendance, there was an abundance of quality play demonstrated throughout the day, but we will take a closer...

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Phenom Hoops Standouts: Hillcrest Prep vs. Moravian Prep (USA National Prep)

Final Hillcrest Prep 68 Moravian Prep 50 It was one of the highlight games of the night in North Myrtle Beach, as Hillcrest Prep made the long travel to take on Moravian Prep, with both teams having top-tier talent.  Hillcrest Prep’s size and ability to get out in transition ultimately was too much for Moravian Prep, but it was a fun one to watch.  Here are a few standouts from the game. 2020...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase: Battle of Contrasting Styles

This Saturday, Phenom Hoops is slated to travel to Carmel Christian in Charlotte, North Carolina for another terrific day of high school basketball. There are so many exciting stories and subplots throughout this upcoming event, but few that are more intriguing than the first evening matchup between Moravian Prep and Concord First Assembly. There’s no debating that these two teams are in the...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Capital City Jam

Moravian Prep: 6’8 ’20 Josh Hall The newly reclassified combo-forward continues to cause matchup problems for most opponents, given his combination of size and three-level scoring ability. In this showing, Hall immediately opened the game with an effortless scoring display—going four for four from beyond the arc while still applying pressure as a penetrator. He’s a capable defender that plays...

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North Carolina Stockrisers in the Class of 2020

The high school basketball season has already been loaded with excitement, intensity, and anticipation, and we aren’t even halfway. Various players have been emerging throughout the month of November and should be noted accordingly, which is the main purpose of this article. We’ve hosted jamborees and showcases every weekend since the start of November, featuring an abundance of talent from...

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#AmateurHour (Ep33): BoBash Recap and A Preview of the Capital City Jam

Jamie Shaw, Rick Lewis, and Miles Masercola break down some major takeaways from the Bojangles Bash (Start-13:00) and everything leading into this weekends Capital City Jam (13:10-End). Be sure to subscribe and leave a...

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Moravian Prep High School: Always up to the challenge

Moravian Prep High School: Always up to the challenge Back in September, Phenom Hoop Report travelled up to Lenoir, North Carolina to watch the Moravian Prep open gym. After watching the collection of talent, we proceeded to ask coach Antonio Lowe if he would be interested in playing Oak Hill Academy at the inaugural Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report. Immediately,...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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Bendel’s Best: Hoops and Dreams Showcase

Phenom Hoops traveled to Fayetteville, North Carolina for some post-Thanksgiving basketball over the weekend. The field featured an incredible amount of talent, including teams from five different states, which made for some quality competition. This article will dive deeper into some of my favorite performers from the event. Each of these prospects should be monitored closely by Division I...

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Player Standouts at Day Two of Phenom’s Hoops and Dreams

Heritage IJN 6’5 ’20 Robertas Jonaitis Right now, the most reliable and productive performer on this squad is clearly Jonaitis. He’s a long, explosive wing prospect that has a ton of attainable upside on both sides of the ball. Jonaitis handles the ball well and is able to consistently create his own shot, typically preferring to get to the basket and finish above the rim with his deceptive...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium)

Wesley Christian: 6’8 ’19 Puoch Puoch There’s no other way to describe Puoch other than incredibly unique. He’s long, wiry, and brimming with two-way polish. Puoch opened up this contest by bringing the ball up and initiating sets on every offensive possession, but quickly displayed his intriguing ability to create from anywhere on the floor. He scores extremely well around the basket and knows...

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Coach Rick’s Stock Boosters from the Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic

Coach Rick’s Stock Boosters from the Carmel Christian Tip Off The inaugural Carmel Classic Tip Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report jumpstarted the 2018-19 North Carolina high school basketball season, not to mention the first time the 35 second shot clock was used in the state of North Carolina. While the use of the shot clock created a buzz and excitement, the action on the floor...

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Early Morning Recaps: #PhenomHSJamboree, Court One @ Proehlific Park

Carolina Day Vs Moravian Prep Moravian Prep got the better of Carolina Day by a significant margin largely due to the play of 6’3 2019 Caleb Burgess, 6’8 2019 Josh Hall, and 6’10 2020 Javarzia Belton.  The Point Guard, Wing, Big trio that might be the best in North Carolina.  Burgess is clearly the vocal leader of this group and his energy is simply contagious throughout the entire roster.  He...

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Open Gym Tour: Moravian Prep

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Lenoir, North Carolina to cover Moravian Prep high school and prep team’s open gym. This is the first time Moravian Prep has instituted a high school team and coach Jeremy Ellis and Antonio Lowe have a lot to be excited about. They have a nice blend of collegiate prospects and college coaches from D1, D2, and D3 coaches have all made the trek to Moravian Prep....

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Moravian Prep Gearing Up for Battle

There are circumstances in high school sports that can sound too good to be true, but this Moravian Prep roster has truly become more competitive by the day and should be one of the most exciting new-look programs in the area. They have done a quality job of bringing in kids and providing them with an opportunity to play at the collegiate level. Last year’s team had a slew of prospects that...

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