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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Josh Staley   #1: 5’7 ’22 Kristopher Wallace (Gray Collegiate) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to run a team while doing all the dirty work, Kristopher Wallace. He’s a smart, team-first lead guard with great quickness, which allows him to touch the paint quite regularly while mirroring his assignment on defense. Wallace handles the ball well,...

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South Carolina Top 80 All Tournament Team “Class of 2021”

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2021 6′4″ 80 Russell Felton Jr Aiken SC Aiken High School 2021 6′1″ 44 Daveon Thomas Elgin SC Lee Central High School 2021 6′3″ 72 Cohen Gaskins Summerville SC Pinewood Preparatory School 2021 6′4″ 82 Korey Richardson Columbia Sc SC Lower Richland High School 2021 6′4″ 96 Malachy McGuirt Rock Hill SC Rock Hill High School 2021 6′7″ 112 AJ Allenspach...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic

Morgan County: 5’8 ’19 Stevin Greene Though small, the point guard prospect was one of the most exciting players to take the floor thus far. He’s an incredibly polished scorer with the ability to generate a clean look out of thin air, especially given his sharp handle and overall quickness. Greene is problematic for opponents, since his lack of size only makes him more challenging to defend....

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What to Watch for at Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic

There are an abundance of subplots worth noting for this upcoming weekend of basketball, but the showdown between AC Flora and Hartsville might be the most anticipated first-round game on tap. Obviously, people are excited about seeing South Carolina-signee Trae Hannibal (who also doubles as a human highlight reel) face off against one of the top sophomores across the state in Robert McCray....

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#PhenomNationalShowcase: Possible Breakout’s

6’5 2020 Djimon Bailey: Greenfield School (Friday 3:30 PM Vs Grace Christian Sanford: Dillard Gymnasium) Bailey now has the keys to the car at longtime powerhouse Greenfield School as he looks to show that this team is still very dangerous without the likes of Coby White (UNC) and Elijah McCadden (Georgia Southern).  He’s a sweet shooting, lengthy combo guard that now has an...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 11

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 11 Coach: Latrose Brace   #13: 5’10 ’23 Chrisean Oree (West Columbia, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has already showcased an abundance of translatable skills at quite a young age, Chrisean Oree. He’s a combo-guard with quickness and a terrific feel for the game. Offensively, Oree is an effective scorer at all three levels,...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Southern Jam

The travel season ended on Sunday, allowing these players to apply some rest to their bodies and properly recover from what can be a grueling summer. There were a lot of quality prospects in the building over the week and many guys received offers from their appropriate level. That being said, we will be focusing on five specific guys who outperformed expectations and stood out amongst the...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam – Session 2 — The Young Guns You Got to See

Anytime you fill the gym with great programs, there are sure to be young prospects who pop up. This camp was no different. There was so much talent in the gym, it was great to see the young talent step up to the challenge. Some of these guys are players coaches across the country will need to keep a close eye on, a few of these guys are national level recruit types. 6’6” 2022 Julian Phillips...

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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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#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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