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NC Top 80 Storylines we’re watching (P.1)

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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NC Phenom 150 Standouts: Unsigned Seniors

One of the beautiful things about the March 150 camps is Unsigned Seniors using this platform. With their season being over, they are trying to get as much exposure as possible. On our platform, here are some of the unsigned seniors who are college ready! Read and enjoy. 6’4” Colin Radcliffe Richlands (NC) Radcliffe came out and won the hustle award, but in all honesty,  he could have won 2 or 3...

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Taking home the hardware: NC Phenom 150 Honors

The players, coaches, and staff crushed it over the weekend in Greensboro, with talent of all ages competing at a high level.  It is always great see new names and undiscovered names to showcase their talent and there were quite a few players that could have gone home with some hardware this weekend.  But here were our winners from the NC Phenom 150. MVP 15th Annual #NCPhenom150 6’3 2022 Julius...

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Young talent shines in Greensboro (Player Standouts Part 2)

Young, talented players from North Carolina, Virginia, and several other states made their way to Greensboro on Saturday, as Phenom Hoop Report hosted their first NC Junior Phenom event.  It has been an event that has seen great success in the past and has also seen several young talents make their way into big-time players at the next level.  It was another fantastic event, as here are a few...

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Next 5 Up from the NC Phenom 150

The awards were given out for the top players at the camp. MVP, Mr. Playmaker, Mr. Hustle, Mr. Station and Mr. Defense were the awards given out. However, there were more than 5 players who really showed out. We want to shed light on all those who played well, provided our platform and their effort. Here are the next 5 up, the ones who just missed out on awards … 5’7” 2021 Kabe Ellis...

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Young talent shines in Greensboro (Player Standouts Part 1)

Young, talented players from North Carolina, Virginia, and several other states made their way to Greensboro on Saturday, as Phenom Hoop Report hosted their first NC Junior Phenom event.  It has been an event that has seen great success in the past and has also seen several young talents make their way into big-time players at the next level.  It was another fantastic event, as here are a few...

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NC Junior Phenom Superlatives

Saturday saw just shy of 100 middle school prospects come in from multiple states. Some of the names we knew, and some of the names we did not. However, something we have come to expect, since this camp was first run by Founder Rick Lewis 15 years ago, talent will be in the building. The NC Junior Phenom Exposure Camp has featured current NBA players, McDonald’s All-Americans, high level...

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Possible Breakout Performers at NC Top 80

Every year, the North Carolina Top 80 is an incredible event with such a surplus of talent, which makes it extremely difficult to narrow down the numbers and overall matchups. With the Class of 2019 now getting ready to depart for the college ranks, our main focus will shift towards the current juniors, sophomores, and freshmen. The excitement and anticipation of years Top 80 should fall right...

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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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Aden Holloway & Jaylen Curry LEAD THE BEST 14U Team in the COUNTRY!

Check out highlights from arguably one of the best 14U AAU teams in the country, CP3 All Stars 2023. They are led by sensational duo Aden Holloway and Jaylen Curry. They captured the GOLD Bracket Championship this past weekend at the Phenom Hoops Queen City Middle School Showcase. This coming just a week after capturing the Championship out in Portland, OR at a NIKE Tournament. See what this...

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Farrar Vs. Dunton Lived Up to All the Hype

Coming into the game the natural story line would be how 6’7” junior Nick Farrar would match up with 6’6” sophomore Redford Dunton, or at least that was the storyline, matchup that we were looking hard at. Boy did those two put on a show, but not only did those two play well, 6’4” junior Jayden Beloti had 30 for Friendship and 6’5” sophomore Lucas Taylor had 28 for Heritage. Yes, this game was...

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SAD SAM’S 2019 1ST ROUND WINNERS

Greetings HS hoops junkies from across the state playoff-ing piedmont!  It’s time once again for the Great One himself to reveal the 1st round winners in this year’s state playoffs.  The trumpets are sounding and the banners are flying and the ol’ cubic zirconia ball (can’t afford crystal) is all warmed up and polished to a brilliant shine to reveal what’s about to...

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2018-19 NCISAA All-State Teams Announced

What a weekend it was for the state of North Carolina, as Greenfield, Fayetteville Academy, Carmel Christian, and Greensboro Day all took home state titles.  But that doesn’t even begin the amount of talent that was on display around the state in each division.  Over the weekend, the NCISAA 1A, 2A, 3A, and 4A All-State teams were announced and we want to congratulate everyone on a...

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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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Queen City Middle School Showcase Team Preview: Team Loaded NC 2023

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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Queen City Middle School Showcase Team Preview: York County Legends 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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JaDun Michael Vs. Josh Nickelberry/Jamahri Harvey … ALL GO FOR OVER 20!

What a matchup, you have the future vs. the present. Josh Nickelberry is one of the best scorers North Carolina has seen in recent years. He is a smooth shooter going to Louisville. Jamahri Harvey’s name is one that is quickly on the rise. Always a tough defensive presence, he is showing a lot of creation and shot making ability this year. Michael, only a sophomore, is a Top 5 prospect in...

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Queen City MS Showcase Team Preview: Big Shots Elite SC 2023

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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No doubt about it… Future stars will be found at the Queen City Middle School Showcase

Over the past 15 years, Phenom Hoops Middle School events have always seemed to bring the fire. The track record is absolutely ridiculous, and it continues year after year. 

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Wakefield HS is NCs Most UNDERRATED 4A Team…Northern 4A Conference Champs

Wakefield High School cruised through the Northern 4A Conference with a 9-1 record, yet no one really seems to be talking about them. With a senior-led team, they have great chemistry and experience. Led by Trae Smith and Elijah Shabazz, these guys are college level players. What they really bring to the table is versatility and length. Wakefield will bring 5 guys on the floor who can all pass,...

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Po’Boigh King is a PROBLEM!! NCs Best Name is SHOWING OUT at Roanoke Rapids!!

Not only does Po’Boigh King have the best name in North Carolina, but he also has a game to match up. With an incredible understanding of basketball, King just gets it done. Watching him last night, he finished with 26 points, shooting like 75% from the field, against a stacked team. It was a thing of beauty. Still relatively unknown, that shouldn’t last for long. His name alone will...

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All-Star Weekend Part Two in CLT??

This past weekend the basketball world was centered around the 704 with the NBA All-Star weekend coming to town.  The streets were filled with influencers, celebrities, NBA Stars, and representatives from some of the biggest brands in the country.  The atmosphere in the city was undeniable, there was so much going on in an already busy place, and it felt great to feel like a part of something...

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Jaden Cooper BREAKS OUT!! Wayne Country Day Becomes NC’s Cinderella Team

Making it all they way to the NCISAA Final Four and upsetting Trinity Christian and Davidson Day along the way. It has been a fairy-tale playoff so far for Wayne Country Day However, in looking deeper within the construct of the team, it makes all the sense in the world. This team has studs and none more so that BREAK OUT star Jaden Cooper. The sophomore has been the driving force in both upset...

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HIGHLY ANTICIPATED PG MATCH UP John Michael Wright & Brock Williams!

Brock Williams is averaging over 30 points per game this season. John Michael Wright is one of the top unsigned seniors in North Carolina and has led his Fayetteville Academy team to only 2 losses and a trip to the state Final Four. This was a HIGHLY anticipated match up between two players that many are talking about, yet few have seen. The game ended up one sided at the end, as Fayetteville...

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Phenom Hoops NC All-Star Lineups, including Dunk Contest and 3-point Contest

It was All-Star weekend in the state of North Carolina.  The stars were out in Charlotte, with names comes from the Hoop State of North Carolina.  So, Phenom Hoops wanted to have a little fun of our own with a little All-Star flavor.  Each of our scouts had a chance to state who would be in their All-Star lineup from the state of North Carolina, no matter if they were in the senior or freshman. ...

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