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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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Greg Gantt is THE Best Defender in the Hoop State

  Providence College was at every single game Greg Gantt played in over the Summer. Jeff Battle was front and center, EVERY SINGLE TIME, while Head Coach Ed Cooley came at least once per tournament. It was truly a masterful job, as Gantt had also set visits to the likes of Texas and Florida, major programs. Providence showed the love and Gantt reciprocated with his commitment. After watching him...

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Brandon Lee’s Transfer Watch: Pt 1 the Intro

Transfers have become a big part of off season chatter in recent years with prep hoops news adapting the year round model. Every season we see a host of prospects swap jerseys for various reasons in search of new opportunities, or sometimes to rekindle old success of the past. This year is no different so I have taken on the responsibility of catching you up on some of the latest changes and...

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North Carolina’s 2022 Class is Next in Line

Every year we say the rising 9th grade class in North Carolina is an all-timer of a class. Every year however, the talent never seems to disappoint. The 2022 class will be no different, already, there are players in this class tracking high, on the national level. Just recently USA basketball sent out invitations to the USA Junior National Mini Camp set to take play October 4-7 in Colorado...

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Diving in with: Greg Gantt

Greensboro, North Carolina, Reporter Brandon Blakney caught up with 2019 four star recruit Greg Gantt of Team Felton and Trinity Christian (NC), at our Phenom CP3 showcase. Gantt had the full arsenal on display throughout the week, Gantt proved why he is widely considered a top 75 prospect in the 2019 class. Gantt spoke on an established relationship with Coach Ed Cooley of Providence ,who was...

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Elite North Carolina 2019’s Gaining Traction

6’8” Patrick Williams (West Charlotte/Team United) Recently, many people have been surprised by Patrick Williams’ ascension to national stardom in the Class of 2019. Anyone who has followed Team United or West Charlotte over the last calendar year knew this was inevitably going to happen, but it was merely a question of when, not if, Williams would take that next step. He has always displayed...

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Joey Baker Re-Classifies to Enroll at Duke Early … His Rise Has Been Special to Phenom Hoops

Today Joey Baker announced that he was going to be entering Duke as a member of the 2018 class. This comes as no surprise as the news had been making its rounds over the last couple of weeks. However, with that aside he is entering Duke after only three years of high school, in most circles that person is considered a genius, congrats to Joey. With that said, this writing is more about the path...

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The Depth of High Major Talent is Astonishing with the CP3 16s

Every year Team CP3 is loaded with talent at every level and naturally this year is no different. In fact, this 16u team is as deep, with high level, talent as any team the region has seen in quite some time. Every player on the roster is a mid to high major type player, with most of them being the later. This team is filled with long athletic players who play a very fluid style as they can all,...

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Not Ranked Nationally, But The 6’6″ Junior’s Recruitment Will Say Top 100

Through his play this year, Trinity Christian’s 6’6″ junior Audiese Toney has more than stepped out of the shadows of his more well-known (and deserving) teammates. It is about time that the nation and college coaches take notice of Toney and all the production he brings to every game played as well. Originally from Alabama, the 6’6″ junior moved up to Fayetteville...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase Game Storylines

Carmel Christian’s MLK Showcase presented by Phenom Hoop Report is going to be a day of incredible basketball. There are going to be numerous nationally ranked prospects, teams who will be vying for state championships and players who are atop college program’s recruiting boards. Playing in Carmel Christian’s MLK Showcase, Carmel Christian is the number 1 ranked school in Phenom...

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