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Battle at the Rock “Final Thoughts”

Battle at the Rock “Final Thoughts”    To say the inaugural Battle at the Rock was a success would be a huge understatement. The partnership between Visit York County and Phenom Hoop Report pulled off one of the country’s best early season tournament. With a mixture of high profile teams like Oak Hill and IMG Academy and local and state high school powerhouses provided the...

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Battle at the Rock: Day 2; K-Rob’s Second Half Standouts

The gym has filled up for the afternoon/evening session of the day. Here’s my ‘second half’ recap.     Final Scores   Game 5: Northside Christian Academy – 71 Rock Hill High School – 65   Game 6: Nation Ford – 82 Porter Gaud – 51   Game 7: Oak Hill Academy – 75 Dorman High School – 59   Game 8: Oak Hill Academy...

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Diving in: With Myles Tate

Myles Tate has won a championship every year of his high school career, he’s made game winners, he’s sacrificed on and off the court, and Tate has been ranked the top point guard in South Carolina’s 2020 class since day one.   Roebuck, South Carolina- None of the hype has gotten to Tate he sits back and appreciates all the work it took to reach this point, most guys would be content with...

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Jamie’s List of 5 — South Carolina’s 2020 July Breakouts

6’10” PJ Hall AAU: Upward Stars SE High School: Dorman We have been saying it for over a year, but the blow up is starting to happen. Hall picked up his first high major from South Carolina offer in June, followed by Florida a month later. Today he can add, Clemson, Pittsburgh and Georgia all to that Power 5 mix. As we have been saying Hall is a Top 100 guy, with the upside to slide into the Top...

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Jamie’s List of 5 — South Carolina’s Major July Breakouts (2019 Class)

6’2” Tre Jackson AAU: Team SC High School: Blythewood Jackson blew up in July, there is no simpler way to say it. He now is carrying upwards of 20 offers and is being tracked and talked about by Power 5 programs. This was quite the leap for Jackson who was a solid low major prospect heading into July with 4 or so offers. He was spectacular at Phenom’s Summer Jam Team Camp this Summer where he...

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Player Profile – 6’3″ 2019 Ta’Lon Cooper (Dorman HS (SC) / Upward Stars Upstate)

Every July someone pops out and earns numerous offers. This July, that player may just be 6’3” 2019 Ta’Lon Cooper. As Cooper runs with the Upward Stars Upstate team, he is certain to show his ability to flat out score the basketball, and that shows well with lines of coaches watching. Cooper is a long-armed shooting guard who has easy, 3-level scoring ability. He has a quick release with...

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