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Josh Level Classic Preview: Team Shavers

Over six years ago, Josh Level tragically passed away on the basketball court when his heart stopped from a viral infection. Since then, the folks within the Josh Level Classic and SmileForJosh Foundation have done a valiant job to keep his memory alive while raising money for a truly great cause. This game seems to grow tremendously each year and is now arguably set to have the most talented...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Porter Gaud Holiday Classic

Village Christian: 6’1 ’19 Travion McCray It should come as no surprise by now, but McCray is an absolute dog that makes winning plays on both ends of the floor. He’s strong, tough, and does a great job of creating scoring chances for his teammates. McCray is able to get by most opponents and finish strong around the basket, but can also knock down perimeter jumpers whenever necessary. His...

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Porter Gaud Holiday Classic Friday Night Standouts

There’s nothing like spending time in the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina and to make it even more enjoyable than to cover the Porter Gaud Holiday Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report. Fort Dorchester (SC), Trinity Byrnes (SC), United Faith (NC), Greenville Charter (SC), Legacy Charter (SC), Village Christian (NC) Goose Creek (SC), Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach (SC), Porter...

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Why Everyone in the Low Country Needs to Attend Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic

After taking two years off, Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic is back in full force. This year they guys at Porter Gaud teamed up with Phenom Hoop Report and will be bringing a star studded event for everyone in the Low Country to enjoy. The last time Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic took place, players such as Zion Williamson, Josiah James, Trey McGowens, Aaron Nesmith and others took the...

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Phenom Capital City Jam: Coach Rick’s Magnificent Seven

Phenom Capital City Jam: Coach Rick’s Magnificent Seven The Second Annual Phenom Capital City Jam was once again loaded with talent and college coaches. More importantly, two players used the Phenom Hoop Report platform to secure offers by college coaches in attendance. 6’9 2020 Josh Hall (Moravian Prep) quickly picked up an offer by St. Bonaventure while 6’3 teammate Caleb...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Capital City Jam

Moravian Prep: 6’8 ’20 Josh Hall The newly reclassified combo-forward continues to cause matchup problems for most opponents, given his combination of size and three-level scoring ability. In this showing, Hall immediately opened the game with an effortless scoring display—going four for four from beyond the arc while still applying pressure as a penetrator. He’s a capable defender that plays...

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#AmateurHour (Ep33): BoBash Recap and A Preview of the Capital City Jam

Jamie Shaw, Rick Lewis, and Miles Masercola break down some major takeaways from the Bojangles Bash (Start-13:00) and everything leading into this weekends Capital City Jam (13:10-End). Be sure to subscribe and leave a...

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Liberty Heights: Overcoming Adversity

Liberty Heights: Overcoming Adversity    For Coach Mike Wright, he has endured a tremendous amount of difficulty and adversity over the past six months. He lost two players in James Hampton and Mikey Maddox. James Hampton (Team United)  collapsed and died at a Nike EYBL basketball game in Hampton, Virginia. A few months later, Mikey Maddox died from a bicycle accident. Maddox was enrolled...

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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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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature a 4-Star Superstar’s Homecoming

Juwan Gary transferring out of Columbia to play his senior year at Liberty Heights Academy in Charlotte, NC has been well documented to this point. But what has come of that transfer is an already superstar prospect, the 6’6″ wing is already committed to Alabama, is a major leap in his efficiency and game management. Gary has always been a competitor, this summer he led his Team...

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Diving In With: Elias King

Elias King recently put on a show at the Phenom National Showcase and proved why he was one of the most sought after recruits in the Southeast. King will be taking his talents to Starkville Mississippi, to join the Mississippi State Bulldogs, a team currently ranked 15th in the nation according to ESPN, that features several upperclassmen.   Suwannee, Georgia- King is the type of high level...

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#PhenomNationalShowcase: Early Slate Standouts

6’2 2020 Creighton Lebo: Greenfield School (Game MVP) Lebo was excellent in the opening game of the Phenom National Showcase, exhibiting a high basketball IQ and maintaining a high level of productivity that he’s sustained over his High School and AAU Career.  He’s an excellent shooter, doing it off the catch and dribble, while also doing a great job running his team.   He...

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 3) — Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase

Juwan Gary Vs. Elias King Liberty Heights (NC) Vs. Lincoln Academy (GA) 3:00PM Saturday, November 17 There is something about a pair of playmaking wings that is aesthetically pleasing to watch. What you have here is a pair of 4-star, future SEC wings who will be matched up to face off head to head against one another. Both players started the season off strong and both players are playing with...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 5/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 5/10) The Mystery of Who is Liberty Heights Who is this school that college coaches have been flocking to, and why have they been going there throughout the open October period?! North Carolina is known for schools who continuously churn out star basketball prospects and put them in college. Great players tend to gravitate...

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Brandon Lee’s Transfer Watch: Pt 2

Transfers have become a big part of off season chatter in recent years with prep hoops news adapting the year round model. Every season we see a host of prospects swap jerseys for various reasons in search of new opportunities, or sometimes to rekindle old success of the past. This year is no different so I have taken on the responsibility of catching you up on some of the latest changes and...

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Coach Rick “South Carolina is no longer just a football state”

The state of South Carolina has been traditionally known as the “football state.” It sounds to reason with the love and passion the state has for Clemson and the University of South Carolina football. Clemson is a national powerhouse and the South’s “USC” has enjoyed their fair of moments, but the fan base and passion is as good as it gets. For the longest time,...

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Phenom’s CP3 Live — Championship Sunday’s 5 you Got to Know

In Greensboro, for Phenom’s CP3 Live, all eyes were on Championship Sunday. Usually Sunday is used, by coaches, as a travel day. Well the gym stayed packed with coaches throughout Sunday in Greensboro. With 30-40 coaches in the gym at times it is a testament to the amount of talent and the trust these college programs have in Phenom Hoops’ evaluation of prospects. D1 Head Coaches in the Gym on...

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Elite, Top 100 Prospects, Line the Field at Phenom’s Queen City Showcase (April 14-15)

Phenom’s Queen City Showcase will be held THIS weekend (April 14-15) in York County, SC… Click Here to see the Schedule Click Here to see the Event Page **REMINDER – Towne Tavern (Click Here for Menu) is running a deal for all teams participating in the #PhenomQueenCity … For every 8 players eating, the coach will eat for free … 3 locations to choose from including...

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