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Southwest, Cox Mill get ready for Regional Final showdown

It is the game that many people around the state of North Carolina are talking about, as two of the top teams in the state matchup for a chance to play in the championship game.  No. 1 seed Southwest Guilford (30-0) takes on No. 2 seed Cox Mill (28-2) on Saturday, in what may be the biggest game of the season, especially considering what is on the line. These two teams have the pedigree of...

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Wendell Moore & Al-Amir Dawes Head 2 Head! Patrick School Upset Cox Mill in Front of CP3

During NBA All-Star Weekend, Nike came into Charlotte and threw one heck of an event! Complete with NBA stars Karl Anthony Towns and CP3 on the sideline, Cox Mill faced off against the Patrick School. It was a future ACC showdown with Duke signee Wendell Moore (Cox Mill) & Clemson signee Al-Amir Dawes (Patrick School) going head to head. It was a close game, but in this film we did something...

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Nike’s Own The Game Invitational: Player Standouts 

Phenom Hoops headed over to Johnson C. Smith on Thursday, as it was a packed house that ultimately left some outside due to the facility reaching capacity.  With the talent on the floor, we are not surprised at all for the turnout.  Luckily, we were able to get in and check out some of the top prospects from around the country.  Cox Mill took on The Patrick School to start the night off, with...

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Reopening the Conversation for Top-Ranked Senior in North Carolina

The Hoopstate continues to reign supreme as one of the country’s top recruiting pipelines, and for good reason, with guys like Brandon Ingram, Bam Adebayo, Dennis Smith Jr., Harry Giles, Grant Williams, Coby White, and Devon Dotson all emerging within the last four to five years. Now, the senior class is arguably as top-heavy as ever and appears to be littered with potential star prospects at...

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High School Hot Takes — Week of December 17

Jeff Bendel Mikey Dukes is the Top Available Senior in the Carolinas After this weekend, it became increasingly clear that Mikey Dukes should be the most coveted unsigned senior in the Carolinas. He’s a terrific all-around point guard that recently decided to place his main emphasis on basketball, despite being a high-major football player. That being said, there are really no holes within...

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Cox Mill “X Factors,” They’re more than just role players

Cox Mill “X Factors,” They’re more than just role players  For head coach Jody Barbee and Cox Mill, they have won back to back NCHSAA 3A state championships and will once again be in the conversation as favorites to repeat. They have Duke signee Wendell Moore returning and ever improving Charlotte signee Caleb Stone-Carrawell. Moore has secured the lofty number one ranking in...

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From the Sideline: Five Impact Juniors

From the Sideline Five Impact Juniors One thing is for certain, the state of North Carolina is loaded with tremendous basketball talent at every level and class. This year, the freshman class of 2019 is no exception. This class is especially deep and talented. Today, let’s take a look at five impact juniors. 6’6 Wendell Moore (Cox Mill, Concord, NC) The evolution of Wendell Moore continues one...

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