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FRESHMAN PHENOM Jalen Hood Schifino is a 5-STAR!! #NCTop80 Raw Highlights + Interview!

Jalen Hood Schifino is already thought of on the national level. He has been invited to all the Team USA mini-camps and is routinely being ranked among the nation’s Top 25 prospects for his class. Standing 6’4″, the freshman point guard at Northside Christian really took charge this season, opening things up for himself and his teammates. However, this comes as no surprised as...

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The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Talent in Phenom’s 2nd Annual Capital City Jam has Made it a Big Hit with College Coaches will take place at Ben Lippen School on Saturday, December 15   Columbia, SC – Ben Lippen School will hold host to the 2nd Annual Phenom’s Capital City Jam, set to take place this Saturday, December 15. The event is set to host eight of the premier teams from...

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Northside Christian: Hitting their Stride

Northside Christian: Hitting their Stride   There is no question, coach Erasto Hatchett has plenty to be excited about. His team has a current 9-3 record heading into the Phenom Capital City Jam that will be held Saturday, January 15th at Ben Lippen High School in Columbia, South Carolina. He has a nice blend of youth, talent and experience, but most of all optimism. Leading the way is fast...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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Battle at the Rock “Final Thoughts”

Battle at the Rock “Final Thoughts”    To say the inaugural Battle at the Rock was a success would be a huge understatement. The partnership between Visit York County and Phenom Hoop Report pulled off one of the country’s best early season tournament. With a mixture of high profile teams like Oak Hill and IMG Academy and local and state high school powerhouses provided the...

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NC State and Va Tech Offer Prospect Ranked Outside of Top 200 … **News Flash** National Rankings are Flawed and This Player Shows Why

After this past weekend’s Battle at the Rock, Jaden Seymour further showed that he has star potential. In fact he carries so much star potential Director of Player Analysis for Phenom Hoops Jeff Bendel wrote, “Personally, I think he’s minimally vaulted himself into top-75 status, based on the other prospects nationally ranked within this range.” This should come as no...

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High School Hot Takes — Week of December 3

Each Monday we hold a round table where we give our guys are given the platform to give their “High School Hot Takes”. **The Week of December 3 Jeff Bendel: Jaden Seymour is Ranked Too Low Nationally It seems somewhat peculiar that the 6-foot-8 athletic forward just recently cracked the top 150 on Rivals.com and still remains at #229 on 247sports.com, seeing as he’s blossomed from a high-major...

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Five under the radar to Watch: Phenom National Showcase

The National Showcase has been headlined by some of the top players to come through the prep ranks in recent years, but there have also been sleepers to break onto the scene and really make a name for themselves.   Greensboro, North Carolina-  The Phenom National Showcase is upon us once again and this year may be bigger than ever, hoops media giant Slam Magazine is partnering up this year...

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North Carolina’s 2022 Class is Next in Line

Every year we say the rising 9th grade class in North Carolina is an all-timer of a class. Every year however, the talent never seems to disappoint. The 2022 class will be no different, already, there are players in this class tracking high, on the national level. Just recently USA basketball sent out invitations to the USA Junior National Mini Camp set to take play October 4-7 in Colorado...

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Jamie’s List of 5 (+2) — North Carolina’s 2020 July Breakouts

6’2” Luke Stankavage AAU: Hoop State Elite 2020 High School: Ardrey Kell Stankavage is a pure shooter, more so than that he is a pure scorer. While playing varsity at Providence Day as an 8th grader, he missed his 9th grade season at Ardrey Kell with a knee injury. He came back for his sophomore year on a mission averaging 12 points per game and finishing the year on a tear in the playoffs with...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 1 Standouts — The Young Guns to Watch For (2021 & Below)

6’5” 2021 Jadun Michael Burlington School (Burlington, NC) Michael is a two way stud, who is able to both defend the point of attack and create plays. He has a great frame and is very strong. Burlington School does a great job of setting him up all over the floor to utilize mismatches and give different looks. Michael picked up a Hofstra offer here, his first off, expect many more to come his...

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Elite North Carolina 2020’s Gaining Traction

6’5” Jaden Springer (Rocky River/B. Maze Elite) It would be nearly impossible to form a list of the most buzz-worthy players without highlighting 6-foot-5 Jaden Springer. The Charlotte native has been the clear-cut top 2020 prospect in the state since his freshman year and has drawn the attention of all high-level programs across the country. Few players have the natural scoring ability of...

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The Region’s Inevitable July D1 Blow Ups — Part 1

April is over and some blow ups happened, for sure, but there are still some that are left on the table. Anytime you get a large grouping of coaches together, like at all Phenom Hoops’ Live Period events, someone is bound to rise to the occasion and force their name onto school’s recruiting lists. Look for these names to do just that come July in Part 1 of Inevitable July Blow Ups. 6’6” 2019...

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North Carolina Top 80 Recaps — Players Firmly Plant Themselves on the High Major & Top 100 Radars

The North Carolina Top 80 is a major platform for kids throughout the state of North Carolina. The best of the best come to stake their claim among the top prospects in the country. However, it also has allows many players, who are not nationally ranked, to boost their stock in front of national media and college coaches alike. Here is a look at some of the guys who used this national platform...

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