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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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Brandon’s big time Breakouts PT 1 #PhenomStayPositive

We’re back at it again invading the Gate City for some prime time hoops action, it’s the second weekend of AAU and the big boys came to play!   Greensboro, North Carolina- Day one was a movie we really kicked things off with a bang pairing up a slate of highs quality games, there was talent on display for all levels from high major division I to the division III ranks. Some guys came in as...

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WBC Elite Got EVERYONE Hype … College Coaches Gone LOVE These PGs || Team RAW Highlights

There is something about guard play that gets everyone going ... WBC Elite, out of Wilmington, NC has some great guard play They are led by 6'1" 2020 high major recruit Jajuan Carr, and rightfully, he gets a ton of the eyes.

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Phenom’s Stay Positive — What We’re Looking For (Part 2)

The schedule is out and the stage is set. There are 70+ teams coming to Greensboro, North Carolina this weekend to participate in the 2nd Annual Stay Positive Classic. Stay Positive is an organization that helps with the Give God Glory foundation, started by two-time brain cancer survivor Eric Day. It is great when the community comes together to buy in for a great cause, Cancer Research is a...

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“He’ll Put it On Your Head!” Jajuan Carr is a Modern Day PG!

6'1" Jajuan Carr is making a name for himself as one of the best point guards in North Carolina's 2020 class ... So much so that the likes of Iowa State, Houston and Middle Tennessee State have recently come calling with East Carolina having already offered.

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Breakout Candidates at the Phenom Opening

Every summer it happens, players on non-circuit teams, pop out of nowhere and become major recruiting targets for regional schools at every level. This year is very much the same, and even looking at it deeper, we are fortunate to live in North Carolina. Such a talent-rich state with dozens upon dozens of Division 1 talent walking around. Even with seven circuit teams, there are still ample...

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What Were Looking For at the Phenom Opening

Want to know why you should attend the Phenom Opening in Greensboro this weekend? These are all the reasons you need.

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UNC Pembroke Strikes again with Jace McKinney

It’s no secret UNC- Pembroke has become player on the national level of Division II hoops, and a big reason for their emergence is landing diamonds in the rough.   Pembroke, North Carolina- The latest jewel to the collection is 2019 6’6 Jace McKinney of (South Brunswick HS), McKinney had some serious division one interest, after a big summer of travel ball, and some solid performances in...

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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 3G Showcase — Today’s 6 to Know (Day 1)

Today’s 6 to Know Day 1 Phenom’s 3G Showcase 6’4” 2020 Lemario Wilkerson NC Empire Go Hard Wilkerson is a name that college coaches will soon get to know. The explosive lefty has a complete game from the guard position. He has great pace as a secondary ball handler, explosion at the rim (numerous dunks in traffic) and a smooth jump shot that was consistent from the mid-range. Mid level colleges...

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5 to Watch … Phenom’s 3G Showcase

Phenom’s 3G Showcase || May 19-20 || Fayetteville, NC (Freedom Courts) 6’9” Miles Evans NC Empire Elite 16s Evans has great size, with a sturdy frame and long arms. What intrigues so much about the high academic lefty is his ball skills. He has great hands and touch with range that extends out beyond the 3-point line. Evans continues to get better each time he steps on the floor, as his...

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Player Profile: 6’2″ 2020 JaJuan Carr

6’2” 2020 Jajuan Carr Heide Trask HS/WBC Elite 17s If you don’t know the name JaJuan Carr yet, as fans and as college coaches you need to go ahead and get to know it. This season he led his Heide Trask High School team to a 25-3 record and in doing so the sophomore led his team in points, assists and steals while finishing second in rebounds. He is a sturdy and explosive point guard. He can...

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BREAKOUT ALERT — Breakout Candidates at Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live

Last week hundreds of coaches showed up from across the country to watch players perform at Phenom Hoops’ April NCAA Certified Live event. Countless offers were given out, some to known commodities and many to players with no offers coming into the event. This weekend, at Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live, coaches need to line up and here are some of the breakout candidates to watch for. 6’5”...

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