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Players walking away with offers from the PhenomChallengeLIVE

Staying true to the platform Phenom Hoops has built over the past 15 years, we get incredibly excited for players who have nothing, to leave with something. We were able to set the stage for some players to perform at high levels and kick start recruitments with their weekend, on this stage.  

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Baseline Watch: Phenom Challenge LIVE

One of our scouts from Phenom Hoop Report checked out the action at the Phenom Challenge LIVE in Spartanburg and was able to give a game breakdown for each one that caught his eyes.  Check out a few game recaps that he saw and who stood out. Game 1 – Next Level SC (62) v Charlotte Royals (58) 14U It was obvious early how dominant Next Level SC was going to be in this tournament. This group of...

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Rudy Gay’s Nephew GOT GAME! Chris Nobles Takes on All Comers at Phenom’s Challenge LIVE!

Chris Nobles has made a name for himself, in his own right, as a high flying forward who will try and take the rim off in transition. It has only recently come out that the 6'6" junior is also Rudy Gay's nephew.

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Phenom Challenge Superlatives: Double-Double Machine

Our Phenom Hoop Report head scouts have been debating about several topics and players from the Phenom Challenge LIVE.  Don’t worry, it has all been fun and games but everyone loves to hear the thoughts of others on who is the best-of-the-best from the event.  So, we broke it down into several topics. Check out the thoughts of each scout on who they think is the best in each category. Who can be...

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Phenom Challenge Superlatives: Best 3-point shooters

Our Phenom Hoop Report head scouts have been debating about several topics and players from the Phenom Challenge LIVE.  Don’t worry, it has all been fun and games but everyone loves to hear the thoughts of others on who is the best-of-the-best from the event.  So, we broke it down into several topics. Check out the thoughts of each scout on who they think is the best in each category. Best...

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#PhenomChallenge: 14U Championship Recap (Next Level SC Vs Team USC)

In what was a really exciting championship game between two high level 14U squads Next Level SC prevailed over Team USC by the score of (62-35).  Next Level SC came out of the gate swinging, jumping out to an early double digit lead and they never looked back.  They did a great job defending as a team and closing out possessions with great rebounding, largely due to 6’4 2023 Cowboy Boyd.  He led...

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Phenom Challenge Superlatives: Best Shot Blocker

Our Phenom Hoop Report head scouts have been debating about several topics and players from the Phenom Challenge LIVE.  Don’t worry, it has all been fun and games but everyone loves to hear the thoughts of others on who is the best-of-the-best from the event.  So, we broke it down into several topics. Check out the thoughts of each scout on who they think is the best in each category. Best Shot...

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Phenom Challenge Superlatives: Best Rebounder

Our Phenom Hoop Report head scouts have been debating about several topics and players from the Phenom Challenge LIVE.  Don’t worry, it has all been fun and games but everyone loves to hear the thoughts of others on who is the best-of-the-best from the event.  So, we broke it down into several topics. Check out the thoughts of each scout on who they think is the best in each category. Best...

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Phenom Challenge LIVE Champions: Team photos

14U Gold : Next Level 15U Bracket 1 Gold: Charlotte Hoyas 15U Bracket 2 Gold: TNT Fury 15U Bracket 3 Gold: Carolina Cavs 15U Bracket 4 Gold: Upward Stars Riverfront 15U Bracket 5 Gold: Team Winston 16U Bracket 1 Gold: B.O.N.D. 16U Bracket 2 Gold: Carolina Warriors 16U Bracket 3 Gold: Upward Stars Upstate-Blue 16U Bracket 4 Gold: Upward Stars Columbia 16U Bracket 5 Gold: Running Rebels 16U...

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Phenom Challenge Superlatives: Best Scorer/Three-Level Scorer

Our Phenom Hoop Report head scouts have been debating about several topics and players from the Phenom Challenge LIVE.  Don’t worry, it has all been fun and games but everyone loves to hear the thoughts of others on who is the best-of-the-best from the event.  So, we broke it down into several topics. Check out the thoughts of each scout on who they think is the best in each category. Best...

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Phenom Challenge Superlatives: Best Passer

Our Phenom Hoop Report head scouts have been debating about several topics and players from the Phenom Challenge LIVE.  Don’t worry, it has all been fun and games but everyone loves to hear the thoughts of others on who is the best-of-the-best from the event.  So, we broke it down into several topics. Check out the thoughts of each scout on who they think is the best in each category. BEST...

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2022 6’2 Lebron Thomas could be the next star guard from South Carolina

South Carolina has been a state that has gone under the radar as far as finding talent. But Lebron Thomas, a 6’2 2022 prospect from Lee Central HS, maybe the next in line for the state.

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers PT.1 #PhenomChallengeLive

The lone Spring live period is upon us and we wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere other than the great city of Spartanburg, hundreds of players from rising freshmen to unsigned seniors are coming in with something to prove! Spartanburg, South Carolina- The Phenom Hoops crew is back at it again for another action-packed live period, two things you can count on players will be tested competition...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Challenge Live (Wings/Forwards)

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops traveled to Spartanburg, South Carolina for the first live period of the early summer season. There were over 150 teams in attendance from all over the region, college-level talent was on display, and college coaches of all levels were sitting baseline throughout the weekend. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some of my personal standouts from the...

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5 Names to Know from Phenom Challenge Live

This weekend at the Phenom Challenge LIVE event, there was a boatload of standout players and teams. I had the privilege to cover games at Bob Jones University and Broome High School where there were some fierce competition and individual talent. Let’s get right to it with my top 5 players I saw this weekend.

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Because of His Rebounding, He Earned Offers at Phenom’s Challenge LIVE

Watch 2 minutes of 6’8/2020 Tyler Young play and you realize this prospect is built just a little different. Sure off the initial look test, you notice a burly, 250 pound player with great length, however, it is his ability around the basket that is just like no other on the floor with him. 

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