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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Breakouts — They Did What We Thought They Would

5’11 Unsigned Senior Mikey Dukes First Baptist (Charleston, SC) VCU came in earlier in the week to watch Dukes, and loved him. This comes as no surprise as Dukes is good enough to garner early playing time at a VCU. It is a wonder why he doesn’t already carry 15-20 D1 offers. He is the best available point guard in the Carolinas right now, and (Josiah James aside) he may be the best...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom’s Capital City Jam

5’11 ’19 Mikey Dukes (First Baptist) There were a lot of talented performers throughout the day, but Mikey Dukes’ showing to open the event was truly unbelievable. At a strong, sturdy 5-foot-11, Dukes is a special athlete that can impose his will against any point guard. That being said, he also has a terrific basketball sense and exceptional overall feel for the game, which is what should vault...

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Evening Standouts at Phenom’s Capital City Jam

Moravian Prep: 6’8 ’20 Josh Hall The newly reclassified combo-forward continues to cause matchup problems for most opponents, given his combination of size and three-level scoring ability. In this showing, Hall immediately opened the game with an effortless scoring display—going four for four from beyond the arc while still applying pressure as a penetrator. He’s a capable defender that plays...

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#AmateurHour (Ep33): BoBash Recap and A Preview of the Capital City Jam

Jamie Shaw, Rick Lewis, and Miles Masercola break down some major takeaways from the Bojangles Bash (Start-13:00) and everything leading into this weekends Capital City Jam (13:10-End). Be sure to subscribe and leave a...

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Why Phenom’s Capital City Jam is the Can’t Miss Ticket in Columbia for December 15

Juwan Gary Vs. Quentin Hodge is a Passing of the Torch from 2019s Best Wing to 2020s Best Wing Juwan Gary has been a known commodity since his 8th grade year. He burst on the scene that year and quickly became a national level recruit. He spent his first three seasons at Gray Collegiate Academy prior to committing to Alabama. After committing to Alabama he transferred to Charlotte based Liberty...

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Phenom’s Capital City Jam Will Feature The Best Prospect in SC Who No One Knows … YET

It was a good summer for Lakewood junior Quentin Hodge. He ran with the 16u version of Team South Carolina (the same program Nick Claxton and Ja Morant played with) and really expanded his game. Along the process he picked up his first two offers, Florida Gulf Coast and Mercer. Last season, his sophomore year, the 6’5” wing averaged 13.7 points, 6 boards and 4.2 blocks per game. Yes, you read...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 1

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 1 Coach: Jordan Washington   #2: 5’7 ’22 Edward “Brice” Cohen  (Hopkins, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has an abundance of upside to pair with an intriguing skillset, Brice Cohen. He’s a point guard prospect with a slight frame but great quickness and the ability to get by opponents. Offensively, Cohen displays a...

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Jamie’s List of 5 (+2): SEVEN (7) More Standouts from the South Carolina Top 80

6’6” 2020 Dillon Jones Keenan High School (Columbia, SC) Jones is such a unique prospect. He has the handle and the vision to initiate offense and make plays. He also has the strength and tenacity as an excellent rebounder, both in and out of his area. He scored the ball well, both on the block and from the wing. Already carrying offers from USC-Upstate, Presbyterian, SC State and College of...

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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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