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On Thursday Night I had the opportunity to watch round three of NC’s newest Rivalry between Burlington Christian and Trinity Academy of Raleigh. The two schools split the first two meetings, BCA winning @ Trinity in the last of the meetings and both of the games were exciting down to the last buzzer and last night wasn’t any different with Trinity of Raleigh coming away with the win...read more
North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 8 Team 8 Coach: Dre Simmons #9:5’8 ’22 Percy “PJ” Wyatt (Richmond, VA) Starting things off, we look at a player with an impressive feel for the game, given his age, Percy “PJ” Wyatt. He’s a young point guard prospect that maintains a strong motor and nonstop team-first approach. Offensively, Wyatt showed the ability to score on all three...read more
Still here on Court 3! The day is starting to wrap up. Here’s who impressed on my court during the second portion of camp. No. 84, 6’2” 2020 Darien Long – Rolesville HS (Raleigh, NC) With his strength and aggressive play, the junior competed at three different positions for his team. Long stands out as a two-player who plays hard around the rim. One can expect him to finish plays, crash...read more
#5-Kadyn Dawkins- Really intelligent point guard prospect that created a ton of scoring opportunities in this contest. He consistently took defenders off the dribble, touched the paint, and displayed terrific vision as a playmaker while applying solid pressure as a scorer. #21-Smoke Hodges- High IQ floor general with natural playmaking skills and solid scoring ability. He has an unselfish,...read more
We traveled out to Burlington on Monday evening to get our first extended look at the Burlington Christian Royals basketball squad. Their head coach, Ryan Bernardi, is entering his first season in the new role and has high hopes for this new-look program. He’s hoping to bring a modernized philosophy to a school that hasn’t necessarily been known for their abundance of basketball talent. Bernardi...read more