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Low Country Showcase Standouts Part 1

Low Country Showcase Standouts Part 1   6’5 2020 Jackson Threadgill (Davidson Day) Jackson Threadgill already sports offers from many mid major programs in the region. (Charlotte, and JMU just to name a few). In the game vs. Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach, Threadgill enjoyed a solid all around game. We’re talking about a high IQ, fundamentally sound shooting guard that has...

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Which Scoring Duo Will Emerge Victorious?

Tomorrow, Phenom Hoops will travel to Charleston, South Carolina for our second annual Low Country Showcase. This ten-team field features a ton of talent from the Carolinas and should be an exciting day of quality basketball competition. We’ve recently discussed some of the key matchups, from Berkeley versus Cardinal Newman to Sumter versus Porter Gaud, but the showdown between Christian Academy...

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Early Standouts at Day Three of Phenom’s Porter Gaud Holiday Classic

Liberty Heights: 6’4 ’20 Christian Koonce One could argue that Koonce was Liberty Heights’ most important contributor during their contest against Greenville Tech Charter. He scored the ball very efficiently from all levels and made one big shot after another when they desperately needed it. Koonce was especially lethal from beyond the arc and was able to get downhill or spot-up effectively. He...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase Part Two (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium)

DME Academy: 6’10 ’21 Moussa Diabate Thus far, no prospect has even been close to matching Diabate’s intrigue and two-way upside. He’s so polished at this stage in his development, but is still truly just beginning to scratch the surface of his abilities. Diabate commands attention as a three-level scorer that can put the ball on the floor and create offense whenever he desires. He’s quite...

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North Carolina Phenom 150 Session 1: Evaluation Team 5

North Carolina Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations   Team 5 Coach Tyler McHone   #84:5’9 ’20 Calvin Woods (Raleigh, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought an excellent attitude to his team throughout camp, Calvin Woods. He’s a point guard prospect that rebounds extremely well for his position and frequently pushes transition play. Woods showed the ability to...

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Coach Thread’s Eye Catchers from the NC Phenom 150 Session 1

No. 131 6’0 2019 Michael Wade (The Burlington School, Burlington, NC) Wade is a good athlete that excels in the open floor. He had the ability to make tough shots. He finishes above the rim. He a good team player. Has a really good first step that he was able to use to get by defenders to provide scoring opportunities for his teammates.   No. 104 5’11 2020 Steven Riley Jr....

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NC Phenom 150 Session I; Court 3 Standouts (2nd Half of the Day)

No. 147, 6’1” 2020 David McCallum – Central Cabarrus HS (Concord, NC) McCallum might’ve been the most impressive pound-for-pound player in the gym. He’s fairly undersized but gave bigger opponents problems all day long with his aggressive drives to the basket and hustle on the offensive rebounding end. He’s a lefty who can make shots on the catch, especially in the corner. Defensively, McCallum...

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Morning Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp

#131- Michael Wade- Quick point guard with great defensive poise; he moves extremely well on both sides of the ball and bothers opponents with his quickness. Wade gets to the rim at will and finishes a strong majority of his attempts. He’s smart and reads the floor quite well.   #210- Bryson Nesbit- Versatile two-way forward prospect; he has a lot of translatable skills and can play as the...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 4

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 4 Coach: Kenneth Hunter   #4: 5’9 ’21 AJ Thompson (Rock Hill, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and natural ability to run a team, AJ Thompson. He’s a sharp-minded point guard with an excellent IQ and overall feel for the game, which allows him to frequently manipulate opposing defenses and make plays within...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam, Session 2 — The Event’s Top 10 Performers

There was so much talent in the gym at Ridge View High School for Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2. Defending State Champions along with high major basketball recruits and everything in between met to compete and the standing room only crowd got a show. With 10-15 college coaches in the stands and countless coaches viewing via the Baller TV live stream, players showed out. In fact, some of...

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From the Sidelines: Top Performers from the Phenom HS Jam Fest 2 Part 1

6’6 2019 Davis Guyton (Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach) We have always stated shooters shoot and one thing is crystal clear, 6’6 2019 Davis Guyton can flat shoot the cover off the ball. In the first two games of the day, Guyton went for 26 and 54 points respectively. He hit 15 3-pointers in the two games. First of all, Guyton moves extremely well without the ball and does a terrific job of...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam – Session 1 … Davis Guyton With June’s Top Performance

Coming off a 26 point output in his first game of three at Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2, 6’6” forward Davis Guyton was feeling good about himself. The 2019 prospect is a noted shooter, but there was something special about today, there was something special about how the ball was coming out of his hand. Guyton came out in his game against St Andrews School (Savannah, Ga) on a mission. A rising...

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#PhenomSummerJam Session Two: Court One Standouts Late Morning/Early Afternoon

The show goes on here in Columbia, people really need to stop sleeping on the State of South Carolina as a basketball state, cause there’s a ton of talent in the public and private school leagues that’s been on display for the Phenom Hoops staff all day long… without further adieu let’s take a look at some of the top performers from the late morning/early afternoon...

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