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Phenom’s Open Gym Tour — Week 1 Review

This is one of our favorite times of the year, traveling across the region to various Open Gyms, it means the basketball season is just around the corner. We join college coaches from across the country, in scouring our region to find players. Some gyms we walk in have 10+ coaches sitting, watching the practice, other gyms with no one (those are the favorite gyms!). It’s also great to...

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Phenom Opening Day 1 Recap — DIVISION 1 COACHES, THIS IS FOR YOU!

The travel ball season is finally here … tryouts are complete, teams are formed and they are putting them on the floor for competition. The 2019 Phenom Opening is absolutely loaded with talent from the 12u to the 17u division. The beautiful part about these events on the Phenom Platform is that you have ridiculous amounts of high-level talent, everyone already knows … but you also have a stage...

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#PhenomOpening: Miles Afternoon & Evening Standouts

6’9 2020 Myles Evans: NC Empire Evans is still rounding back into shape after a meniscus tear, but he still found a way to play an incredibly productive game, anchoring his team on the block at both ends of the floor.  He’s a skilled, strong bodied big man that always finishes around the basket at a high clip.  His expanding perimeter game is really encouraging, he stepped into his 3s with...

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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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NC Top 80 storylines we’re watching (P.2)

For years Dave Telep ran HIS Carolina Challenge and built it into the premier camp in North Carolina. The camp everyone looked forward to, both players and fans alike. Telep’s camp brought out the best talent, put it under one roof and allowed them to compete in a one-day showcase. Since Telep has moved on, taking on a role with the San Antonio Spurs, the North Carolina Top 80 has picked up the...

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Justin Wright Scores 40!! Farmville Central TURNT Up for 97 in Conference Showdown

Farmville Central has been rolling over opponents all year. They remain undefeated and have scored 100 or more points in 3 of their last 4 games. In this one star junior Justin Wright went for 40 and the team went for 97. They put on an aerial assault. It was ridiculously impressive. With talent like sophomore Terquavion Smith, junior Semage Teel, senior Dyquavis Wilkins and sophomore Leonte...

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Kevin’s Fab 5 Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 2

Kevin’s Fab 5 Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 2   6’3 2019 Quest Aldridge (Mt Tabor) Quest has a high basketball IQ seeing the play before it happens has such a calm demeanor about him never got rattled made everyone around him better and shot lights out.  He had good bounce, burst and balanced floor game displayed consistent shot making from mid-range and beyond the three-point line....

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Player Standouts at Phenom High School Jamboree Session 2 (Afternoon Session)

E.A. Prep 6’9 ’19 Dei’Jean Corparan Long, active, and intriguing, Corparan is still just beginning to scratch the surface of his two-way potential. He runs the floor purposefully and utilizes his length well to alter shots around the basket. Corparan plays hard at all times and should be able to become a productive big man with added strength.   Washington Academy Purple 6’4 ’19 Michael...

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#PhenomHSJamboree Session Two: Early Morning Players to Watch

6’0 2020 Isaac Sinclair: Chapel Hill High School Sinclair did an excellent job in this one at creating for himself and others off the bounce.  He really is a super gifted ball handler getting wherever he wants on the court whenever he wants.  He’s exceptional in the PnR with 6’10 2019 David Elien, they should form a dynamic duo for Chapel Hill now that both have vastly improved...

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Player Profile: 6’1 2020 Justin Wright

Player Profile: 6’1 ’20 Justin Wright (Team Loaded & Farmville Central) The rise to national recognition can be a long, difficult path for some players, but Justin Wright is just keeping his head down and putting in the necessary work to achieve greatness. He’s quickly gone from an unknown prospect to a coveted one over the last year, and has already secured scholarship offers from East...

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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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Miles’ Magical Five: Top Point Guards of Day Four at #PhenomSummerHavoc

I want to start this off by saying that there are six courts in this building and I’m only one man, so If I didn’t see a certain performance please don’t come at me, but let’s get to the top five Point Guards from the action today. Honorable Mention: 6’0 2019 Jamarii Thomas: New Light Disciples Thomas isn’t going to wow you with his size or athleticism, what...

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#PhenomChampionShowcase: Sunday Stars

It’s been a great first portion of the day over at Proehlific Park, here are some of the top performers from today’s action! 6’4 2020 MJ Wilkerson: NC Empire Wilkerson does a great job bringing contagious energy for a really fun NC Empire squad featuring some of the top talent in the 919. His defensive tenacity combined with his ability to initiate offense makes him a really well...

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