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Burlington Christian Academy Open Gym Notes

Last Week Ryan Bernardi (Head Coach at BCA) invited me to attend an open gym as his team was preparing for the June Live Period.  He has invited numerous local former/current college basketball players into the gym to help his team adapt to playing against tough competition and it did not disappoint.  Here are some notes on the six BCA players present for the workout. 6’0 2021 Brock...

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Underrated and Scholarship-Worthy (Part Two)

Yesterday, we introduced our “Underrated and Scholarship-Worthy” series, which took a closer look at a variety of deserving prospects. Today’s article will do the same thing, highlighting scholarship-worthy guys that currently do not hold offers. College coaches should certainly take the following prospects seriously, as each of them could become a major contributor at the next level…   6’7...

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Bendel’s Best: David Rose MDC

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops had our annual David Rose Memorial Day Classic, an event that honors wounded veterans and supports the Wounded Warrior Project. Each year, some of the toughest teams from around region come together for this loaded event. This year’s field lived up to the event’s reputation and delivered some high-level competition, which featured numerous standout performers. We...

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#PhenomQCShowcase: Miles Saturday Afternoon/Evening Standouts

6’0 2020 Anthony Allen: DTA Elite 17U Allen enjoyed a really good junior season at Charlotte Powerhouse Independence High School, preparing him for the larger role he’s going to have to take on for his senior season and if the early travel ball season is any indicator, Allen should enjoy some great success in his senior season.  He’s an elite scorer, capable of playing either guard spot, and is...

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North Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Che Roth   #3:5’10 ’20 Camian Shell (Parkland) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a pretty well-defined skillset at camp, Camian Shell. He’s a strong, quick point guard prospect that knows how to effectively run a team on both sides of the ball. Shell has a formidable jumper, but is at his best when getting downhill and attacking the basket, especially on...

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Coach T’s Standouts from NC Top 80

By: Antonio Threadgill It was good to be back in the action with all my great friends at Phenom Hoops to chop it up and talk a little junk as my boys from Southwest took down Cox Mill over the weekend. Shout out to my guy and one of my best friends and mentor, Guy Shavers, whom I think doesn’t get enough recognition as being one of–if not the best coach in North Carolina. Please go to the...

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Burlington Christian Vs Trinity Academy: Players to Watch

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...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 8

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...

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NC Phenom 150 Session II: K-Rob’s Second-Half Performers

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...

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Morning Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp

#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...

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Phenom Hoops’ Open Gym Tour: Burlington Christian School

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...

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