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Getting to Know – CSB Select Coleman 17U

CSB Select Coleman 17U 6’1 2018 Kendrix Breaux CSB Select Coleman17U Great shooter from any range 6’8 2019 Andrew Lindsay CSB Select Coleman 17U Big man on campus in the middle 6-2 2019 Kada Jones CSB Select Coleman17U General with the ball 6’3 2019 Essih Aird CSB Select Coleman 17U Can create his on shot and can shoot from anywhere on the court 5’8 2019 Jaheim Woodbury CSB Select Coleman17U...

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BREAKOUT WATCH, Part 2 — Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live

Last week hundreds of coaches showed up from across the country to watch players perform at Phenom Hoops’ April NCAA Certified Live event. Countless offers were given out, some to known commodities and many to players with no offers coming into the event. This weekend, at Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live, coaches need to line up and here are some of the breakout candidates to watch for. 6’4”...

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Getting to Know – NC Xpress United 17U

NC Xpress United 17U 5’11 2019 Latrell Campbell West Craven High School Combo guard, plays the passing lanes well finishes well at the basketball. Solid 3pt shooter, loves to get out in transition. 15.9pts 4assist, 5rebs, 3.5steals per game (High School Season Stats) 2016-2017 New Bern Sun Journal Player of Year 2016-2017 1st Team All Area 2016-2017 1st Team All Conference 2017-2018 1st Team All...

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Getting to Know – Flight 22 Elite 16U

Flight 22 Elite 16U Head Coach: Clint Boneschans 6’4” 2020 Travon Jackson 3.2 GPA – Brammer is a combo player that can literally jump out of the gym. His most impressive assets is his motor and defensive awareness. TraVon leads the team in steals and blocked shots and will finish up court with monstrous dunks. A very competitive kid with great floor communication skills. During the high school...

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Getting to Know – Team Carolina Clippers 17U

Team Carolina Clippers 17U 6’5 2019 Miles Pauldin Independence High School Miles Pauldin #35 is a small forward and a versatile player that can defend different positions on the floor. He was the sixth man off the bench for the 4A State Basketball Championship Team from Independence High School in North Carolina that finished 31-1. He is a strong re-bounder and finishes strong around the basket...

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Getting to Know – NC Spartans East 17U

NC Spartans East 17U 6’1 2020 Isaac Spainhour NC Spartans East Isaac Spainhour- An all Northwest NC performer by the Winston Salem Journal as a sophomore, Spainhour will have a breakout spring and summer with the Spartans.  Another combo guard who is tough, smart, and strong.  College coaches should take note now as his stock will continue to rise throughout his junior and senior seasons. 6’3...

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Getting to Know – PSB 16u Elite-Academic (McCarthy)

PSB 16u Elite-Academic (McCarthy) 6’1 2020 Drew Patterson PSB 16u Elite Academic Two way guard that can locks up on ball and can score from all three levels. Strong ball handler with vision! Queen City Showcase—16.5ppg Pittsburgh Jam Fest– – 17.2ppg Interest: Queens, Catawba, Belmont Abbey 5’10 2020 RJ Johnson PSB 16u Elite Academic Quick guard with patience, penetrates well and...

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Getting to Know – Flight 22 2020 Edwards 16U

Flight 22 2020 Edwards 16U 5’9” 2020 Chapman “Reece” Edwards Flight 22 2020 Edwards Point Guard/Shooting Guard with high IQ. Smart on both ends of the court. Good Court vision, poised, doesn’t get rattled. Good shooter from behind the arc and has good pull up game to match. 6’4” 2020 Demarcus McLaurin Flight 22 2020 Edwards Has some of the best footwork and hands around the basket you will see...

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Phenom Challenge – Player Standouts

Spartanburg Christian Court #2 5’11 2020 Ahmad Hamilton Durham Hurricanes Has a good basketball IQ. Knows how to find open spots on the floor. Shoots it very well beyond the arc. Very unselfish and willing to make the extra pass to open teammates. 6’1 2020 Lamar Lightbrown Durham Hurricanes Sky is the limit for this talented guard. He has great handle and can play about the rim. He can score the...

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Getting to Know – Team Synergy Elite Wamsley

Team Synergy Elite Wamsley 2019 6 4” 2020 Chance Potter Synergy Elite Wamsley Strong physical point guard, big frame and very athletic. Tremendous vision and high on court IQ. Lock down defender, very unselfish playmaker. Multiple D1 Interests, visits to James Madison and Appalachian State, multiple D2 Offers. 39% 3 PT FG Averages 17.2 PPG and 5.2 APG. 6 5” 2020 Jonathan Moore (Jay) Synergy...

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Getting to Know – NC Spartans West 17U

NC Spartans West 17U 6’1 2020 Chris Trevey NC Spartans West Combo Guard for state champion Greensboro Day School. Excellent feel for the game, very smooth with the ball, scores at all three levels. Ready for a breakout season in his first year of 17U travel play. Should be a D2+ prospect. 6’3 2019 Cliff Harris NC Spartans West 6’2 Combo guard with a very strong frame. Will bully smaller...

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Getting to Know – Boo Williams Carolina 17u Carter

2018 5’10” Elijah Haynes, Chapel Hill HS. Elijah is a jet in the open court. He possesses great court vision. He is able to create his shot off the dribble and is a solid 3 level scorer. Elijah causes match up problems because of his quickness and ball handling. He logged 1,360 points for his career at Chapel Hill HS and was a 3x All Conference selection. Elijah has interest from a Lees McRae...

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Getting to Know – Team Bertie Elite 17U

Team Bertie Elite 17U 6’4 2020 Deontre Bryant Bertie Elite Deontre Bryant is a long and lanky wing guard with excellent range on his jumper. He has the ability to be a very good defender as he continues to grow in his body. Deontre averaged 5ppg as a sophomore on varsity and should really take off this summer. Offered by Delaware State with interest from Cal State Northridge and Murray State 6’4...

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Getting to Know – Team Felton Academy 2020 16U

Team Felton Academy 2020 16U 6’0 2020 Taylor Bell Felton Academy 2020 Guard that can score on all 3 levels. Great at penetrating the defense. Good on ball defender who takes pride in locking his defender up. Great finisher in the lane. G.P.A. 3.4 5’11 2021 Chris Daniels Felton Academy 2020 Poised and under control, Chris is a capable of running the show getting others involved as well as...

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Getting to Know – Team YSAL ELITE 17u

Grassroots TOC Team YSAL ELITE 17u 6’4 2018 Jeremiah Ganaway YSAL Elite At 6-4 wthout shoes, with a 6-9 wingspan, Ganaway has no problem defending,shooting and finishing at the rim. He makes a great combo gaurd and is very athletic. Ganaway hold the all time high school high jump record. 5’10 2017 Deshone Hicks YSAL Elite Hicks-He is a scoring gaurd with a high basketball IQ. His...

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Getting to Know – Team Team Vision NC 16U

Team Team Vision NC 16U 6’9 2020 Justus Shelton Team Vision Justus led his high school conference in rebounds and blocks while shooting a school record 73% from the floor. He carries a 4.15 GPA. He is long and has a great understanding of the game. 6’2 2020 Tyrece Thompson Team Vision Tyrece is an active scorer from all levels. He finishes well with both hands, has a smooth mid-range touch, and...

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Getting to Know – Team CSB Select – Hunt 16U

Team CSB Select – Hunt 16U 6’2 2020 Austin Locklear CSB Select Excellent three point shooter with range who can also attack the rim. Rebounds well at the SG position. Austin is averaging 14.6 pts per game this spring. Interest: Winston Salem State & NC Central. Offers: DCCC 5’10 2021 Ethan Pegram CSB Select Hi IQ pass first point guard who loves to get his teammates involved. Runs...

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Getting to Know – Team Name Team FLY 16U / 10th Grade

Team Name Team FLY 16U / 10th Grade 6’2” 2020 Xavier Kesler Team FLY 16U Kesler is a silky smooth 2 guard with creative offensive ability. He can drive the basketball, with an ability to finish with either hand or pull up for a jumpshot, with range beyond the 3 point line. Also a Great rebounder for his size and position. Also a very good free throw shooter. During the high school season, he was...

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Getting to Know – Team Felton Basketball-Turner

Team Team Felton-Turner 16U 6’0 2021 KJ Garrett Team Felton Playing up in age level, but that doesn’t rattle the 14 year old (turns 15 May 30 th ) PG for Team Felton-Turner. Lightening quick first step and gets to all of his spots on the floor. Best part of his game is his passing ability. He makes some difficult passes look easy and sometimes passes up on good shots to get great shots for...

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UNSIGNED SENIORS — Who Coaches NEED to Watch at Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live

Anytime you bring together hundreds of teams from around the region to compete in front of scholarship carrying college coaches, Unsigned Seniors are sure to step up to the plate. Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live is no different. At this time of year, colleges are looking to finish up their current classes, here is a listing of unsigned seniors that highest level D2s and D1s need to watch. 6’4”...

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BREAKOUT ALERT — Breakout Candidates at Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live

Last week hundreds of coaches showed up from across the country to watch players perform at Phenom Hoops’ April NCAA Certified Live event. Countless offers were given out, some to known commodities and many to players with no offers coming into the event. This weekend, at Phenom’s Grassroots Tip Off Live, coaches need to line up and here are some of the breakout candidates to watch for. 6’5”...

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Getting to know “Charlotte Clippers”

Team Charlotte Clippers Age Group 17 6’3 2020 Michael Grovanz Sun Valley Michael was a starter as a sophomore at Sun Valley this season, fundamentally strong player with productive mid range game out to 3. Solid young player to keep an eye on. High academic student 5’10 2020 Justin Morton Sun Valley Justin was also starter as a sophomore this season. Getting better with each game and scores at...

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Getting to Know “Carolina Conquerors”

Team Carolina Conquerors 17U Age Group 17U 5.10in 2019 David Mosley Carolina Conquerors 17U Neuse Christian Academy Combo Guard#22: Great defense on and off the ball, able to penetrate and get to rim at will, nice mid range and long range shot as he continues to run the team offense with very high motor and physical plays . Colleges showing interest: Catawba, Queens, Belmont Abby, Husson...

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Getting to know the “Carolina Raptors”

Team Carolina Raptors Age Group 17U 6’6” 2020 Ethan Hefner Carolina Raptors Ethan is a pure shooter. Corner specialist who at 6’6” still is growing! Once he adds on to his frame, he will be a scary site to see at the rim. His athleticism is very intriguing to see in person and his first step is absolutely lethal. He is in the top 3 in his conference in high school athleticism-wise. He has the...

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Getting to know “Manzer 17U Black”

Team Manzer 17U Black 6’2” 2018 Kendrell Generette Socastee High School Kendrell is a quick, athletic guard who can play both positions. Very good on-ball defender, and offensively he can attack the rim at will. He continues to mature with lots of upside. 6’6” 2019 Davis Guyton Christian Academy Davis is a high level shooter who has spent the last year really transforming his body. He’s capable...

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Getting to Know Your Future Basketball

Your Future Basketball 16u 6’2″ 2020 D’Andre Good YFB 16u Aggressive getting to the rim but can knock down the 3 as well. Solid defender. Great body. Can score in bunches. Low D1, D2 Prospect. (FIRST YEAR ON CIRCUIT) 6’4″ 2021 Jazen Walker YFB 16u Great Body, Can score from all over. Can defend all positions. Plays 1 thru 5. D1 Prospect (FIRST YEAR ON CIRCUIT)...

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Getting to know Rocky Mount Mavericks

2018 ROCKY MOUNT MAVERICK ROSTER 17U 2019 & Unsigned Seniors #0 Javeon Jones 6’1 2019 PG, SG Rocky Mount High School Extremely quick, athletic… gets to the rim with ease. High motor…competitor Excellent feet defensively. Vocal defender. Varsity letterman/starter in football. NCBCA All District 3 – has interest from Barton, Paine, and several JUCOS. #01 DeVonte Wiggins 6’4 2019...

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Grassroots TOC – Player Standout NC Top Flight 17U

NC Top Flight Age Group 17U 6’4 2019 Tyler Dearman NC Top Flight Dearman is a quiet player that lets his game speak for itself. He is very versatile player doing various duties to help his team and will fill it up at the rack and deep from behind the arc. 6’3 2019 Nate Duggins NC Top Flight Duggins is deadly from behind the arc but can also get his hands dirty and go inside. He has good size and...

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A Closer Look at Iron Athletic Sixers

Grassroots TOC Iron Athletics Sixers 16U 6’4” 2020 Peyton Brammer Iron Athletic Sixers 3.7 GPA – Brammer is a high flying shooting guard that can shoot the three ball and fill up a high light reel with monstrous dunks. A very competitive kid looking for the W while leaving it all on the floor. During the high school season he led his league in scoring as a sophomore....

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Team Vision NC May Have Their Most Recruitable Team Yet

Team Vision is universally thought of as one of North Carolina’s most consistent AAU programs. Every year they have multiple players for multiple levels. The program, based in Western North Carolina, may have their deepest team yet. With a depth of players from the 2018 to 2020 classes they truly have talent that D1 programs, D2 programs, D3 programs and Juco programs should be very excited...

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