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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Best Shooters

For 15 years now, the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp has provided a huge platform of exposure. Players who wished to register and participate (always a first come first served basis, opened to EVERYONE), will not only be coached, but they will have a videographer at every court, a professional photograph taken for social media, multiple media members writing about every game and multiple NCAA...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Breakouts

For 15 years now, the NC Phenom 150 Exposure camp has provided a huge platform of exposure. Players who wished to register and participate (always a first come first served basis, opened to EVERYONE), will not only be coached, but they will have a videographer at every court, a professional photograph taken for social media, multiple media members writing about every game and multiple NCAA...

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Coach T’s Top Shooters from NC Phenom 150 Camp

By: Antonio Threadgill Onto the guys that I felt like could really shoot the ball the best 3 shooters in camp. My first shooter was #20 Mekhi Goree 5’8 2020 of Statesville High School this kid caught fire in the first game hitting 7 three-pointers in a game. Once he got going everyone knows about it as they were anticipating every three-pointer he shot going through the next. The kid did an...

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Coach T’s Top Unsigned Seniors from NC Phenom 150 Camp

By: Antonio Threadgill Top unsigned 2019 players that I think are flying under the radar. The first one is #23 Demitrios Dixon 6’0 2019 of Mallard Creek in Charlotte. Players really seem to like playing with this guard because of his unselfish play.  He is a pass first kid of guard that does a good job of getting the ball to his teammates in scoring position. He does a good job of changing...

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Brandon’s Big Time Ballers: NCTop80

The prestigious NC Top 80 has hosted the top talent in all of the Hoop State the last several years, this years edition didn’t disappoint. Greensboro, North Carolina- Phenom Hoops NC Top 80 camp is unique in it’s own right, due mostly in part to the amass of talent assembled together under one roof for competition. This camp provides coaches, media and, spectators alike an...

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LET’S DISCUSS … NCs 2022 Rankings Round Table || Who’s at the Top & Who to Watch For

North Carolina is the Hoop State for a reason, but right now, more than ever, the talent in North Carolina is consistently among the top in the country. Well look at the 2022, freshman, class and you will see that trend is not stopping anytime...

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LET’S DISCUSS — NC Top 80 Round Table || Best Memories & What’s to Come!!

The North Carolina Top 80 has been a staple of North Carolina’s premier talent. The prestigious, invite-only camp has seen its fair share of top talent come through its doors with the likes of Dennis Smith Jr, Coby White, Devon Dotson, Bam Adebayo, Grant Williams, Luke Maye and many many others. This is the 6th annual NC Top 80 and the talent is as good as it has ever been. Expect to see...

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PHR’s Rick Lewis joins Pirate Radio

Phenom Hoop Report’s Rick Lewis was a special guest on Pirate Radio to talk about his son, Tyler Lewis, who is the Coordinator of Video Operations at East Carolina.  He speaks about his journey to Greenville, the opportunity that was presented to him, and much more.  Add on to that, Rick speaks about the start of Phenom Hoops and all the details surrounding what it takes to make Phenom...

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Mikey Dukes Vs. Jordan Jones Gets HEATED! High Level PG’s COMPETE!

Mikey Dukes is a known commodity, as the Clemson running back commit was also a heavily recruited basketball player prior to his commitment. Jordan Jones is an unknown commodity who is ready to break onto the scene. This was a great matchup, that went back and forth with Jones taking the first half and Dukes taking second. This was a great battle in the Quarter Finals of the SCISA playoffs...

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VICIOUS!! Jordan Burch Catches RIDICULOUS Body! Isaiah Caldwell BREAKS OUT!

Jordan Burch is a noted football player. He was just given his 5th star as a defensive lineman. However, Burch is also a very good basketball player. The 6’6″ junior lefty has an array of moves with ball skills, touch and nimble feet. Here he matches up with fellow junior Isaiah Caldwell and a great battle, back and forth. Caldwell is a 6’4″ guard at Heathwood Hall. He...

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Josiah James Makes it Look Easy … He DOES IT ALL as Porter Gaud CRUISES in SCISA Playoff Win!

McDonald’s All American Josiah James is one of the best players in the country. Tabbed as a 6’7″ Point Guard, he has the skills to dominate on both ends of the floor, all over the court. This week James, and his Porter Gaud team, is vying for their 4th consecutive state championship. This is something unparalleled, however “unparalleled” seems to be what Porter Gaud...

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Kelton Talford Goes CRAZY for a Double/Double in Only 2 Quarters!! Great Falls ROLLS!

Junior Kelton Talford is one of the most underrated players in the state of South Carolina. The 6’7″ forward has led his Great Falls team to a 2 loss season and a #1 ranking in South Carolina’s 1A division. He is averaging a double double every night out. Add in 2 steals and 3 blocks per game and you see why he is underrated. Only carrying a Maryland Eastern Shore offer, more...

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Nike’s Own The Game Invitational: Player Standouts 

Phenom Hoops headed over to Johnson C. Smith on Thursday, as it was a packed house that ultimately left some outside due to the facility reaching capacity.  With the talent on the floor, we are not surprised at all for the turnout.  Luckily, we were able to get in and check out some of the top prospects from around the country.  Cox Mill took on The Patrick School to start the night off, with...

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Calvary Looks to Survive and Advance

Tuesday night Calvary Day opened up post season play against a very scrappy Cary Christian group.Winston Salem, North Carolina- The Cougars used a nice fourth quarter run due to some amped up defensive efforts and hot shooting, to pull away firmly in this contest. Calvary has a veteran core and this group as a whole played one of the toughest slates in the entire state, the team has pretty much...

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Live With Brandon Blakney EP. 1

On the latest release of the remastered podcast Live With Brandon Blakney, Brandon discussed an array of topics happening throughout the hoops world. Is Southwest Guilford the best in 3A? The Piedmont Triad 3A conference has been FULL of talent since its formation several years ago, this season is no different as Southwest Guilford looks like the best public school in the state. They’re blowing...

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Queen City MS Showcase Team Preview: WNC Warriors Elite 14u

The Queen City Middle School Showcase brings a fantastic event to the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, giving families, friends, and fans a chance to see the next upcoming talent around the area.    Every year, players and teams showcase their abilities in front of hundreds of fans and scouts with Phenom Hoops.  It is also a chance to learn early and gain national exposure at an early age, as...

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What More Can a Player Do?! Shykeim Phillips is Hiding in Plain Sight

Yes, we have written ad nauseum about Phillips in the past. This is something we understand, but we continue to come across new information about him, that makes his current state of recruitment (or lack there of) puzzling. If you haven’t read our most recent write up about Phillips take a look here as our Rick Lewis dove in last week. However, since then we have filmed Phillips (click...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: Asanti Price

There is probably no player in the Carolina’s who has more buzz around their name currently. Rightfully so, what is there not to like about Price. He is a lengthy 6’5″ shooting guard who is a fluid, and explosive, athlete and can stroke the cover off the ball. Let’s take a look at the numbers, Price is averaging 19.4 points per game, leading the way for the 19-1, number 1...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: Nathan Yow

Winning is a skill set, it is something that either you have or you don’t. 6′ Nathan Yow makes everyone around him better. Prior to Yow transferring to Grace Christian, nestled in Sanford, North Carolina, the team went 0-21 for the season. Now, two years later, Grace Christian is sitting at 18-8, coming off a 20-11 season, Yow’s first at the school. Yes, Yow transferred to...

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Mike Green’s High School Career is One of the Best Ever in South Carolina

This season, the 6’3″ unsigned senior is putting together gaudy numbers. However, 26.5 points (4th in South Carolina) is par for the course for Green. He is, and has been over the course of his career, one of the most prolific scorers in South Carolina basketball. So far this year, Green has made 94 threes and done so at a 53% clip. Think about that, 94 threes at 54%, that is an...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7″ PJ Fenton

Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7″ PJ Fenton The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’11” David Elien

Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’11” David Elien The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the...

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Rev Tholel

Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’7 Rev Tholel The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase Names and Storylines You Need to Know

Carmel Christian Vs. Independence was the Hoop State’s Game of the Year!! 6’9″ junior Obinna Anochili-Killen Chapmanville (WV) What is not to like about a high level defender, who is fluid with good hands and touch. The defensive switchability for Anochili-Killen is off the charts, exactly what you look for in modern basketball. Standing at a lengthy and explosive...

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Wendell Moore Steps into Rarified Air, Climing into North Carolina History

Wendell Moore has already reached incredible status for a high school basketball player. The 5-star senior at Cox Mill High School, who has started for Team USA and committed to play at Duke University added another notch in his belt when he became the all-time leading scorer in Cabarrus County history. Not only did Moore become the county’s all-time leading scorer, he is only the second...

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High School Hot Takes for the Week of January 14

Jamie Shaw The 2019 Class May be the Best North Carolina Has Seen in Many Years Looking at the rankings there are six players who are deserved of Top 75 rankings with another host looking at Top 150 rankings. Of course the natural thought is to go back to the 2016 class, which featured Dennis, Harry and Bam along with the likes of Jalen Harris, Deshawn Corprew, Grant Williams, Jay Huff and many...

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Names and Storylines from the LIT City of Oaks Classic

Check out the Top 10 Plays from the Event … Try to Stay in Your Seat!! 6’11” 2019 Kadin Shedrick (Virginia signee) Holly Springs HS You can tell that Shedrick had a chip on his shoulder for this one. It showed clearly as he came out of the gates with 12 points and 8 boards at the half. He didn’t slow down much as he finished the game with 21 points and 14 boards, to go with 5...

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The Storylines That are Getting Us Ridiculously Excited About Saturday’s City of Oaks Classic

Kadin Shedrick Vs. Isaiah Todd This is the main attraction, the headliner of the loaded event. Isaiah Todd is North Carolina’s best junior big man while Kadin Shedrick is North Carolina’s best senior big man. The 6’10” Todd is a Top 15 prospect in the country and a Team USA guy while Shedrick is a consensus Top 75 guy, and committed to Top 5 Virginia. The two players...

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