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Poised to Breakout: North Carolina’s Class of 2020 (Part Two)

We’ve finally reached July, which is when travel basketball goes up another notch and can truly change the lives of these young prospects. There are numerous players that we feel are underrated within the state, but just on the brink of blowing up. This article will take a closer look at five more guys (with varying offers) that should be regarded as definite Division I prospects. (Read Part...

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Five Noteworthy Wing Prospects in North Carolina’s Class of 2020

With the travel season in full swing, it’s an excellent time to look at some of the guys that have stood out over the last month or two. These are not rankings, nor do they resemble rankings in any way. We will have multiple installments coming out for this specific subject over the coming days. Now, let’s take a closer look…   6’8 Josh Hall (Moravian Prep/Team Loaded) It should be no...

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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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Because of his Motor, He Stood out at Phenom’s Challenge LIVE

Montrezl Harrell quoted over one of our tweets yesterday stating that Keishon Porter was a “DAWG”, and I am not sure there is a better way of stating this. Whenever Jimmy Butler was traded to Philadelphia, Stephen A. Smith stated, emphatically, that “The Sixers are getting a straight up dog!” 

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#PhenomChallengeLive: Miles Magical Five

6’5 2020 Keishon Porter: Team Trezz Porter’s development has been nothing to overlook, standing at 6’5 he can create for himself off then bounce, defend four different positions, and use his incredible athleticism to finish above the rim and defenders in his way.  He’s arguably the most important player on this team and showed to everybody once again that he’s a bonafide D1 level talent. 6’1...

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Prospects at Phenom’s Challenge LIVE who Would Look Good in the MEAC/SWAC Conferences

It is that time of year. Regional schools are mapping out their April Live periods. With only 3 days of LIVE period (well 2 really if you consider you cannot start until 6 on Friday and have to be done by 4 on Sunday) this year it is imperative that college coaches see the right players. In this series, we are taking a look at various leagues around this region and the players these coaching...

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Eye Catchers from the Phenom QC Showcase (P. III)

The talent was all over the place and at all levels.  New names, old names, and fantastic battles highlighted Day 1 of the Phenom Queen City Showcase. Scouts were around the baselines but here are a few names that caught the eyes of ours. 6’4 2022 Jalen Hood-Schifino (Team Charlotte 16u) Schifino is a know name nationally but one can’t look past at the poise, understanding, and excitement he...

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Phenom’s North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Joe Badgett   #7:5’11 ’21 Carlos Raven (Wayne Country Day) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased an excellent motor and team-first approach throughout camp, Carlos Raven. He’s a wiry point guard prospect with IQ, quickness, and a pretty useful two-way skillset. Raven is a solid all-around scorer, but is typically the most efficient when attacking the midrange...

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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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#PhenomSummerHavoc Day Three Morning Players To Watch: Courts 5/6

We are starting to get into the thick of things here in Spartanburg now that it’s Friday and we’re in the 2nd event of our massive 1st live period week here at Phenom Hoop Report.  Here are some of the top performers from the first slate of games here at #PhenomSummerHavoc! 6’3 2020 Keishon Porter: Team ENC 252 17U Porter is one of the best athletes in this entire event with...

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Coach Rick’s All Tournament Team Phenom Jam Fest 3

Phenom Hoop Report finished its final high school team camp jamboree at Ben L. Smith High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Again, we had an abundance of talented teams, high level coaches and collegiate prospects at every level. All the games were live streamed via Baller TV and a lot of questions going into the 2018-19 season was answered. Below is my All Tournament list based upon...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 3 — Top 10 Performers

Session 3 wrapped up our Phenom’s Summer Jam Series of June team camps. We had teams from around the region (North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia) step up and compete and it was a great opportunity. Some kids stepped up, and some showed out. Many did what we knew they could and some teams really played above and beyond. It was a great month. All three events SOLD OUT and here are the top...

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#PhenomSummerJam Session Three: Court One Early Morning Standouts

The final #PhenomSummerJam of the summer is over at Ben L Smith all day today and this group might feature the most top to bottom talent of any team camp we’ve had in the past week.  Multiple high major prospects are in the gym today dueling it out with their high school squads before they had back to their respective AAU teams in the July Live Period.  Let’s take a look at some of...

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