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Coach Rick’s NC 2020 Fab Five and More

The North Carolina 2020 class is rich in talent and once again has a tremendous amount of depth. In today’s issue we will take a look at my FAB FIVE. Here is our rankings for the 2020 class https://www.phenomhoopreport.com/rankings/2020-north-carolina-rankings/   6’10 2020 Day’Ron Sharpe (South Central HS) The UNC commit solidified his spot by averaging a double double at...

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Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach Morris   #4:5’10 ’20 Stephen Minor (Winston-Salem Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player that looks increasingly likely to have a big-time senior campaign, Stephen Minor. He’s a slightly undersized point guard prospect with a nice blend of IQ, skill, and athleticism. Minor is pretty strong for his size and shows no issue getting by opponents, which allows him to enter...

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Possible Breakout Performers at NC Top 80

Every year, the North Carolina Top 80 is an incredible event with such a surplus of talent, which makes it extremely difficult to narrow down the numbers and overall matchups. With the Class of 2019 now getting ready to depart for the college ranks, our main focus will shift towards the current juniors, sophomores, and freshmen. The excitement and anticipation of years Top 80 should fall right...

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2020 6’10 Jaylon Gibson could be adding more high-major offers to his list

Gibson has the size, the length, and unique skillset that college coaches simply won't be able to pass up.  He made the move to Grace Christian this past year and has been a dominant force in the paint, as well as his ability to run the floor, display his handles, and of course, be a bruising force down low in the paint.

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North Carolina Stockrisers in the Class of 2020

The high school basketball season has already been loaded with excitement, intensity, and anticipation, and we aren’t even halfway. Various players have been emerging throughout the month of November and should be noted accordingly, which is the main purpose of this article. We’ve hosted jamborees and showcases every weekend since the start of November, featuring an abundance of talent from...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase Day Two (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium) (Part Two)

Word of God: 6’7 ’19 Max Farthing The long-bodied sharpshooter had another impressive showing on day two of Phenom’s National Showcase, leading the team in scoring while absolutely putting on a show from beyond the arc. He showed grittiness on defense and was arguably their most reliable all-around threat on offense. Farthing is very smart and moves exceptionally well without the ball in his...

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Jamie’s Breakout Performers at Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Session 1)

Year after year, this is the 6th year of the event, this platform is perfect for players to break out in a big way. Any time you have a baseline filled with college coaches and a court filled with incredibly talented players, something is bound to happen. Session 1 was no different. Add in incredible coverage of EVERY court and a live stream being blasted out by Baller TV and the amount of...

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Phenom HS Jamboree Session I (11/3/18): K-Rob’s ‘Seven’

  Over 40 high school programs had the opportunity to get in some early season action as we kicked off Session I of our annual ‘Phenom High School Jamboree.’ With an abundance of talent and plenty of college coaches filling up space in our two hosted locations, Proehlific Park and Northwest Guilford High School, the day resulted in successful fashion. Assigned for coverage on Court 3 at...

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Brandon Lee’s mid day Jamboree Standouts

High school hoops are officially back and we’re kicking things off with a bang this season with session one of  Phenom Hoops High school Jamboree. Forty teams from six different states gathered in Greensboro to start their seasons with high level hoops, the competition was stiff and the college coaches were watching. Greensboro, North Carolina- Dozens of college coaches flocked to the...

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Phenom High School Jamboree Session 1: Grace Christian

The 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree will take place Saturday, November 3rd at Northwest Guilford High School and Proehlific Park in Greensboro, North Carolina. This event has always gathered some of the top private and public school teams in the state and this year is no exception. 40 teams and 60 games will be played in an exhibition format. Now, let’s take a closer look at one of the...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 3/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Session 1) What We’re Looking For – Part 3 The Blow Up of 6’10” 2020 Jaylon Gibson So much talent comes from North Carolina, Webb Wellman was able to dub it The #HoopState, a name that has stuck nationwide. In fact, #HoopState is so synonymous with North Carolina, you can walk into any gym across the country and utter the term and people will immediately know where...

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What a Difference a Year Makes — 6’10” 2020 Jaylon Gibson

You walk into the gym at GRACE Christian in Cary, North Carolina and your eyes light up. Smiling, and an entire head and shoulders above everyone else, you see a slender 6’10” player with a 7+” wing span and you immediately take notice. However, when you saw junior Jaylon Gibson at Apex last season, it was a different story. What you saw was a slender 6’6”/6’7” post player who had upside, but a...

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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — GRACE Christian (Cary, NC)

GRACE Christian NCISAA 3A Eastern Plains Conference 2017-18: 11-17 (6-7) GRACE Christian moves up to the 3A Division while also losing its Top 3 scorers from last season. On the outside looking in, that sounds like a disastrous scenario. Well Head Coach Deshannon Morris has had a couple of transfers come and, a freshman move up and a rising senior who had a great summer. GRACE Christian will...

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Garner Vs. Apex — What a Show!

It feels weird walking into South Garner High School to watch Garner play. Garner High School has a certain feel to it that just isn’t quite translated to the South Garner location, while Garner is being renovated. Garner is an electric team. Their top seven are all seniors, they have been playing together for a while. They move the ball great, play great suffocating team defense and they are...

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