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Miles Saturday Standouts: Phenom Champion Showcase

6’9 2020 Justus Shelton: PSB McCarthy Shelton is a guy the Phenom Hoops Staff is very familiar with.  His combination of length, motor, and basketball IQ make him a really nice prospect.  Now that he’s shown he can add strength and consistency on his finishing ability around the rim, displaying some nice post-moves and flashes of high level footwork.  It’s hard to look at Shelton as anything...

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A Closer Look: Five More Top Prospects from North Carolina’s Class of 2022

This week, we took a closer look at the top five from North Carolina’s Class of 2022 and today we will highlight those that just narrowly missed the first cut. Keep in mind, this class is supremely talented and various top tier prospects are just beginning to establish themselves within the bigger picture. As mentioned yesterday, these are merely the opinions of the writer and are not Phenom...

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Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: David Noel   #10: 5’11 ’22 Jacob Newman (Myers Park) Starting things off, we look at a player that looks likely to continue trending upward over the next few years, Jacob Newman. He’s a quick, sturdy point guard prospect that plays with a high motor and lots of intensity. Newman is an absolute pest on defense and knows how to mirror his on-ball assignment quite well. He plays...

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#PhenomOpening: Sause’s Saturday Standouts

By Chris Sause 5’9 2021 Cameron Ray Team Loaded 704- Cameron is small in stature but showed from the gate that he is a high-level shooter. He knocked down numerous threes in the first half of a blowout game. While this game wasn’t even close (45-6 at halftime) Cameron did a great job of playing within the system and picking his spots, getting to the rim, and being pesky on defense. 6’4 2021...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 10

North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 2: Evaluation Team 10   Team 10 Coach: Larry Davis   #44:6’0 ’21 Callahan Reed (Huntersville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that really understands and embraces his role on the court, Callahan Reed. He’s a scoring guard that can apply pressure from all three levels, as a cutter, spot-up shooter, or creator for himself. Reed offers a...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Afternoon Session)

Central Cabarrus: 6’4 ’21 Christian Cornish Long and athletic, Cornish knows how to impose his will on both ends of the floor pretty regularly. He utilizes his high motor to attack the rim on offense and make plays on defense. Cornish has upside as a creator and looked fairly competent when creating off the dribble, able to touch the paint and make the correct pass whenever possible. He...

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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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