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Jamie’s Upside Picks (The Future is Bright) — Hoops and Dreams Showcase

7’ 2020 Jeriah Coleman Great Bridge Christian (Norfolk, VA) Coleman walks onto the floor with a great frame. He is a very fluid athlete who has great hands and natural timing. He was able to knock down his free throws and transition effortlessly from defense to offense. Coleman is new to Virginia, transferring down from Alaska this summer. So he is new to the radar and conversation, however he...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Hoops and Dreams Showcase

6’3” 2020 Zavian McLean Village Christian (Fayetteville, NC) McLean had one of the better weekends a player could have. Going head on against a pair of top 50 teams, McLean was awarded the MVP of both games. He is a hyper athletic 2-way wing who showcased the ability to both defend the perimeter and create offense. He scored the ball at each level and was a deciding factor down the stretch. This...

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Coach Rick’s Top Ten Performances from the Hoops and Dreams

The Second Annual Hoops and Dreams was filled with quality and nationally ranked teams and players. To put it mildly, there was an over abundance of talent. While some of the bigger named players did what big time players should do, there was also a list of players that used the Hoop and Dreams platform to elevate their recruitment and stock. Today, we want to take a closer look at the players...

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Coach Rick’s Hoops and Dreams Observations: Day 2 Action

Coach Rick’s Hoops and Dreams Observations: Day 2 Action   The Second Annual Hoops and Dreams Showcase had 22  teams and 11 games on the second and final day of action at Methodist University. The Hoops and Dreams Showcase is a joint venture between Lucas Moore Reality (Fayetteville) and Phenom Hoop Report. There was plenty of high level action from the teams and the players. Now, let’s...

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Late Friday/Early Saturday Storylines From #HoopsDreams910

JD Johnson has Cape Fear Christian Rolling at the Start of his First Season There JD Johnson took over the reigns from Dwight Miller at Cape Fear Christian Academy before the start of the season and he has them playing at an extraordinarily high level to start the season.  The backcourt of EJ Bethea and Riley Adams are in total control, complimenting one another’s games very well, playing...

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Coach Rick’s Hoops & Dreams Observations: Day 1

Coach Rick’s Hoops and Dreams Observations: Day 1 Action The Second Annual Hoops and Dreams Showcase had 14 teams and seven games on the first day of action at Methodist University. The Hoops and Dreams Showcase is a joint venture between Lucas Moore Reality (Fayetteville) and Phenom Hoop Report. There was plenty of high level action from the teams and the players. Now, let’s take a...

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#HoopsDreams910: Storylines to Follow (Mid-Day Slate)

Independence Is Is THE Best Defense in NC Led by 6’6 Matt Smith (Murray St Signee), 6’3 AJ McKee (Queens Signee), and 6’6 Tyler Harris Independence is one of the most tenacious and versatile high school teams I’ve ever seen on the defensive end.  It’s clear that everybody on the team is completely dedicated to that aspect of the game and it’s obviously a huge...

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Hoops and Dreams Showcase — Early Day 1 Names You Got to Know

6’ Unsigned Senior John Michael Wright Fayetteville Academy (NC) Wright has always been a productive player. A very explosive, downhill guy who plays with a chip on his shoulder. This game he showcased his ability to make the right play. He touched the paint often and was able to deliver great passes or finish in the paint. Surprising he doesn’t have any Division 1 offers, they should be coming....

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s Hoops and Dreams Showcase

Player Standouts at Hoops and Dreams   Freedom Christian 6’5 ’19 Brandon Murray The wing prospect was arguably the most consistent two-way performer for Freedom Christian, given his scrappiness on defense and ability to apply scoring pressure from all three levels. Murray is known for his shooting, but his penetrating and finishing was actually his most reliable scoring avenue for most of...

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#HoopsDreams910: Early Day Storylines

Brandon Murray is Playing With A Really High Level of Confidence to Start His Senior Season: The 6’4 sharp shooter from the Ville is off to a hot start to his senior season.  After a big performance earlier in the week against Word of God, he followed it up with a 32 point performance against a really talented Great Bridge Christian squad in a close loss.  He shot the ball well from the...

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