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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Rashad Delenia   #65: 5’5 ’22 Reuben McEachern (Henrico) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to make his presence felt on both ends of the floor, despite his lack of size, Reuben McEachern. He’s a smart, high-motor point guard prospect with excellent penetrating skills and the ability to score with efficiency from all three levels. McEachern is a...

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Jamie’s Names You Got to Know — Virginia Phenom 150

5’10” 2021 Jason Nelson of John Marshall (Richmond, VA) There is something about Nelson that just exudes winning. He gets wherever he wants on the floor, he is a shot-maker from every level and he has court vision and a craftiness about his game that just gets things done. He most recently visited Vanderbilt, walking away with an offer (to join the likes of Richmond, VCU, Drexel and...

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Player Standouts at Virginia Phenom 150 Camp

#83- Jason Nelson- Despite the many impressive point guard prospects on display, Nelson was in a league of his own throughout camp. He’s incredibly smart, quick, and consistently sets the tone on both ends of the floor. Nelson leads through communication and by example, always setting the floor for others, defending with purpose, and applying efficient three-level scoring pressure. He has all...

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#VaPhenom150: Miles Magical Five (Early Slate)

#111 6’4 2022 Donald Hand Jr: Landstown High School The first thing you notice about Hand is his unrelenting motor. The kid simply plays the game with the kind of effort level you love to see out of a high level prospect. He excels in transition where he uses his length and speed to blow by defenders, finishing at the cup consistently. Those excellent physical traits translate to the other...

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‘Zero Gravity Southern Showdown’ Tournament Standouts (4/6/19 – 4/7/19)

  A past weekend full of frequent whistle-blowing, filled up standing sections, numerous recognizable faces, and long hours spent in the gym all served as indication that AAU basketball tournaments are now in full swing. It felt unique providing coverage of my first spring tournament in the U-Turn Sports Performance Academy (Richmond, VA); I remember playing games in that same building...

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‘Phenom’s Picks’: K-Rob’s 804 Edition (2018-19 HS Season)

    Man, have I enjoyed covering high school hoops for the last several months. With the 2019 season officially coming to an end this weekend (3/9), I decided to put together a list of superlatives for the Richmond, VA area’s talent. Other members on the Phenom Hoops team plan to release features of their own respective regions as well; we’re titling this series, ‘Phenom’s Picks.’ Hope...

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Mid-Season Thoughts (2018-19 804 HS Hoops)

mM   This winter season has had its fill of exciting moments so far. The young guys in the Richmond, VA area don’t play around when it comes to on-court competition. In the case of pretty much every basketball season, this season has flown by. Each hoops season can take up to about 4-5 months, longer than most other sports, but I can’t believe we’re already in January. It’s almost like high...

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Phenom Hoops Open Gym Tour: Varina HS (10/4/18)

Twitter: @BoysVarina   Varina High School (Henrico, VA) Classification: Class 5, Region B 2017-18 Record: 26-2, Class 5 State Champions Colleges in Attendance: Virginia State   I got a first look at the Blue Devils’ squad during CNU’s annual Fall Team Camp two weekends ago. They had a stellar tournament run to make it all the way to the championship game. Leaving from that camp, I had...

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