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2020 6’7 Brady O’Connell looking to capitalize on impressive first year in North Carolina

Brady O’Connell is a junior prospect that may have slid under the radar as of late, as the 6’7 junior finished up his season at Ravenscroft averaging 9.3 points per game.  He is also the younger brother of Duke’s Alex O’Connell, as others may have known. But now, it may be time for people to start recognizing the intrigue and skill set Brady has to offer.  He showcased that recently at the NC...

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Names and Storylines from the LIT City of Oaks Classic

Check out the Top 10 Plays from the Event … Try to Stay in Your Seat!! 6’11” 2019 Kadin Shedrick (Virginia signee) Holly Springs HS You can tell that Shedrick had a chip on his shoulder for this one. It showed clearly as he came out of the gates with 12 points and 8 boards at the half. He didn’t slow down much as he finished the game with 21 points and 14 boards, to go with 5...

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Session I Player Standouts at Phenom’s City of Oaks Classic

Louisburg: 6’3 ’21 Elijah Jamison The point guard was simply exceptional during the opening contest of Phenom’s City of Oaks Classic. He displayed the ability to create space against any assignment and relentlessly scored the ball from all levels. Jamison has an excellent frame and absorbs contact really well on penetration chances. He also possesses an incredible feel for the game. There’s a...

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The Game of Intrigue: Ravenscroft vs. Athens Drive

This Saturday, Phenom Hoops will be traveling to Trinity Academy in Raleigh, North Carolina for our second annual City of Oaks Classic. We’ve reached our final preview in the series, but it’ll be exciting, as it’s going to have the potential to shut the gym down. These two teams share few similarities, but both squads have something to prove. Each team contains a senior committed to a Division I...

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NC talent fuels Houston Baptist to statement win over ACC opponent

Houston Baptist got a statement 93-91 win over the weekend but it felt like a homecoming to five players on the Huskies roster. The Huskies took down Acc school Wake Forest at the Lawrence Joel Memorial Coliseum on Black Friday, this was a game where HBU found themselves heavy underdogs. HBU was down 14 points with nine minutes left in regulation before utilizing a late run and stall worth...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — Ravenscroft (Raleigh, NC)

Phenom’s Open Gym Tour Day 1 Ravenscroft (Raleigh, NC) 2017-18: 20-8 1st Round NCISAA 3A Playoffs The Man No player at Ravenscroft has averaged 20 or more points since Ryan Kelly did so in 2008-09. Since that year, Ravenscroft has had 11 Division 1 players and 7 other college level players. This year that streak could break with 6’8” 2019 Jake Van Der Heijden. The left handed Bucknell commitment...

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Blossoming Power Forward Calls it for Bucknell University

Watching a prospect go from unknown to coveted can be a windy, emotional road, and that’s exactly how Jake van der Heijden describes his experience over the past few years. Over the past year, van der Heijden collected offers from College of Charleston, Columbia, Leigh, Lipscomb, Presbyterian, Western Carolina, and of course, Bucknell. He committed on Sunday to Bucknell and we caught up with the...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Recaps — 2020 Standouts

Every year the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp brings out players from across the region, they are players who walk into the gym and want to compete. They want to showcase themselves and write their own stories. Spring of 2018 was no different, in fact we were able to sell out two camps with players coming from six different states around the area. There were some familiar names that we saw a ton of...

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NC Phenom 150 Exposure Camp, 2020 Names you Need to Know

What a great day of basketball the Spring NC Phenom 150 Exposure Camp always is…2018 Session 1, which took place on March 4 at Proehlific Park brought a sold out crowd of prospects, many of them new names, to start their story. Freshmen prospects from the 2021 class, all the way to unsigned seniors from the 2018 class came to compete. Phenom Hoops had digital media in the house, national scouts...

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THE LIST — Must See Unsigned Seniors in the Carolinas (Part 1)

Now is the time that recruiting is really picking up. The early signing period has come and left and players are making their decisions. This means, schools are missing on players they targeted, which puts them back to the drawing board in terms of what their recruiting lists look like. Now is the time unsigned seniors names can get hot, and catch fire. The List Unsigned Seniors (Part 1) The...

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