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Bendel’s Best: JMAC Showcase

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Fort Mill, South Carolina for our second annual JMAC Showcase. We partner with former NBA player and North Carolina legend Jeff McInnis to bring together some of the top talent from around the region. This year’s field had a considerable amount of college-level prospects in addition to some of the most intriguing up-and-coming players, which we’ll take...

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Teams and players make good impressions on Day 1 of the JMAC Showcase

The first day of the Phenom Hoops JMAC Showcase was nothing short of electric.   High energy, high scores, and high crowd engagement added to the already competitive atmosphere.  In post-game interviews, many players confirmed that this is a high caliber tournament with tough teams and great opportunities for exposure.   A matchup worth noting Is the 17U showcase between the Juice All-Stars...

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Early Player Standouts at Phenom’s JMAC Showcase

FIBA 6’2 ’22 Lebron Thomas- The point guard prospect was easily the most impressive performer from the first slate of games. He managed the game incredibly well, showing poise with the ball in his hands and only looking to score as needed. Thomas sets up his teammates at a high level and has the necessary vision to make some unbelievable passes.   Team Synergy 6’2 ’21 LJ Johnson- The long,...

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Team Charlotte bringing the talent on all levels to the JMAC Showcase

One program that everyone should know already will be the Team Charlotte program, as they will be bringing several teams to the event this weekend.  Team Charlotte 17u, 16u, 15u, and 12u will all be in attendance and you don’t want to miss some of the top talents around the area.

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Five Spring Stockrisers in North Carolina’s Class of 2020

As the travel season continues to pick up, so does the overall recruitment process. Players have begun to accumulate offers and under-the-radar guys are becoming more identifiable for college coaches. This article will take a closer look at some of the prospects that are currently blowing up…   6’7 Nick Farrar (Apex Friendship/Team Loaded RDU) It’s easy to see, but no player within the...

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Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Antonio Lowe   #13: 6’0 ’20 Arrington Jones (Atkins) Starting things off, we look at a player that knows how to run a successful team on both ends of the floor, Arrington Jones. He’s a quick, smart point guard prospect that offers a strong balance between scoring and playmaking. Jones is vocal and does a great job of setting his teammates up on offense, always getting the...

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Kevin’s Player Standouts at NC Top 80

2020 #59 6’4 Ahmil Flowers (Greensboro) Ahmil is one of the most athletic kids in the state that nobody talks about. Flowers was a terror in transition and on the boards, he also has the potential to be a lockdown defender. Flowers does an excellent job of utilizing his body to navigate through traffic. Ahmil best basketball is ahead of him with his ability to fill the stat sheets up. #47 6’3...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80

#54- 6’5 ’20 Josh Banks- Today was an incredible platform for Banks, as he put the full arsenal on display from start to finish and never let up. He’s always possessed a fluid, well-rounded skillset, but has gotten stronger and more athletic throughout the last few years. Banks is an excellent prospect that all Division I programs should be looking at.   #35- 6’2 ’21 Elijah Jamison- There...

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United Faith v. The Burlington School

On Saturday, Phenom Hoops traveled to The Burlington School to see the hometown Spartans host a very talented United Faith Christian squad. We’ve seen both of these squads multiple times throughout the current season, but there was certainly no clear-cut favorite entering this contest. The Burlington School has an excellent five-to-six-man rotation where everyone understands their role...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Porter Gaud Holiday Classic

Myrtle Beach Christian Academy: 6’2 ’19 Mike Green The unsigned senior is still one of the most effective and dynamic players available, especially in the state of South Carolina. Green simply excels at putting the ball in the basket–from anywhere on the court—and provides a strong playmaking presence. He’s a smart two-way player that can control the action with relative ease. Green...

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Ranked 23rd Nationally, Carmel Christian Looks to Continue Their Win Streak

Number 23 Carmel Christian Looks to Continue Win Streak Phenom’s National High School Showcase is an event where reputations are, not only made, but cemented. You can rest assured that Carmel Christian School will not be creeping up on anyone this season. They are a consensus Top 50 program in the country, by all accounts and have a roster as deep as anyone. Fab50 ranking, which is powered by...

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