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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Austin “Rudy” Mays   #9: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Irmo) Starting things off, we look at a player that already has a reputation as one of the most electric prospects in the state, Dylan Williams. He’s a smart, crafty, quick point guard prospect with a tight handle and excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Williams loves to dice up his man, get downhill,...

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Phenom College Open Gym: Queens University of Charlotte

To say that head coach Bart Lundy is building something special at Queens University of Charlotte may be an understatement. Phenom Hoop Report got a sneak peek into the program, attending an open gym to get a first-hand glimpse of what Queens has to offer and how the programs have grown into a national powerhouse at the Division II level. Coach Lundy enters his seventh season of his second stint...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 11

Team 11 Coach: Tay Robinson   #8: 5’9 ’21 Omazeon Tinsley (Lancaster) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to properly run a team on either end of the floor, Omazeon Tinsley. He’s a smart, lightning-quick point guard prospect that offers a nice balance between scoring and playmaking. Tinsley is able to get downhill with relative ease, where he’s able to frequently...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Anthony Bellamy   #7: 5’9 ’20 Omarion Byrd (North Augusta) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to properly run a team on both ends of the floor, Omarion Byrd. He’s a smart, tough, team-first point guard prospect with a sharp, crafty handle and excellent three-level scoring prowess. Byrd is always looking to set up others but still forces the...

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2019 Phenom Hoops High School Open Gym Tour: Hopewell HS

Twitter: @HHS_HOOPS_VA   Hopewell High School (Hopewell, VA) Classification: Virginia High School League (VHSL) Class 3, Region A 2018-19 overall record: 18-5     One of only three schools in VHSL Class 3 to again represent the 804 area, I’m expecting greater attention to soon center on the Hopewell Blue Devils. Honestly, it’s a thought that crossed my mind well before I even...

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Phenom Hoops casts their votes for ACC Preseason Poll and much more

College basketball is right around the corner and that only means that preseason votes and polls are going out for every conference.  Phenom Hoop Report attended ACC Media Day and wanted to get in on the action as well.  That is why we cast our thoughts on the conference's preseason standings, player of the year, rookie of the year, first-team All-ACC, second-team All-ACC, and All-Rookie team.

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2020 6’4 Austin Locklear brings much more than energy to the court

Phenom Hoops’ exposure camps allow players to shine on one of the biggest stages around.  Year after year, players take advantage of the platform in a big way and 2020 6’4 Austin Locklear has done just that this fall. Locklear, a rising senior at Cape Fear Christian, participated in two NC Phenom 150 camps this fall so far and has attracted the eyes of many with his play. At the Phenom 150...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #6: 5’9 ’23 Montraivis White (Gray Collegiate) Starting things off, we look at a player that was simply incredible, especially for his age and size, Montraivis White. He’s a smart, lightning quick point guard prospect with vision, a tight handle, and the ability to pile on points from all three levels. White is very crafty with the ball in his hands, able to...

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Is Cam Thomas the Best Pure Scorer in High School Basketball?! Many Say Yes…

There is no doubt about it, Cam Thomas is an elite bucket getter. In our humble opinion, as we have stated before, we believe Thomas is the best pure-bucket getter in the country. Hall of Fame Oak Hill Head Coach Steve Smith stated, “Nothing he does on the offensive end of the floor ever surprises me.” Smith went on to tell D1 Circuit, “He is one of the most locked-in players I have seen in high...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Jordan Washington   #5: 5’9 ’23 Matty Foor (Summerville) Starting things off, we look at a player that already showcases an advanced skillset and two-way approach, Matty Foor. He’s a young, wiry point guard prospect with tremendous IQ, unselfishness, and the ability to reliably create for himself and others. Foor is crafty and displays sharp vision with the ball in his hands,...

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Get familiar with the name: 2021 6’9 Keeyan Itejere (Grace Christian School)

When watching so many players from the sidelines, some players clearly showcase their upside on the court that should attract college coaches from all around.  At times though, it may take a little time for some to develop their overall game but they are clearly oozing with potential. One prospect to really keep an eye on this year is 2021 6’9 Keeyan Itejere from Grace Christian.  He has gone...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Yusef English   #4: 5’9 ’22 Edward “Brice” Cohen (Blythewood) Starting things off, we look at a player that proved to be an excellent two-way floor general throughout camp, Edward “Brice” Cohen. He’s an extremely smart, unselfish point guard prospect with a very well-rounded approach on both ends of the floor. Cohen is a knockdown perimeter shooter, both from midrange and...

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2019 Blue Ridge School ‘Fall Shootout’ (10/12/19) Standouts

Colleges in Attendance: Davis & Elkins College and Bridgewater College     While St. George, VA tends to have a calm, hushed vibe surrounding its community for the majority of its days, one can expect to see activity pick up whenever the Blue Ridge School men’s varsity basketball program hosts an event. Having covered their showcases on three different occasions in the last year,...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament 2022

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2022 7′0″ 113 Patrick Wessler Matthews NC David W. Butler 2022 6’5″ 91 Elijah Gray Charlotte NC Carmel Christian High School 2022 6′3″ 74 Kris Mickens Clemmons NC West Forsyth High School 2022 6′3″ 72 Drew Watkins Kernersville NC Northwest Guilford High School 2022 5′11″ 22 Isaiah Tate Kings Mountain NC Kings Mountain High School  ...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Award Winners

To say the talent level at Session 2 of the NC Phenom 150 was off the charts would be a gross understatement. As Phenom scout Kevin Dawkins stated, “The talent at the NC Phenom 150 Session 2 had the feel of the NC Top 80.” There was so much talent in the gym and today we will take a look at the players who took home the hardware.   7’0 2022 Patrick Wessler (Butler High...

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Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#2 4’11 2023 Jaden Dodd: Eastern Guildford High School Dodd was able to affect all facets of the game, he’s a guard prospect with IQ and the ability to apply constant pressure on both ends of the floor.  Even with Dodd being on the smaller side he was still able to finish in the lane amongst the trees and showcased reliable shooting stroke from midrange and well beyond three-point territory. His...

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2020’s you Need to Know #NCPhenom150 Session 2

It’s that time of year, recruiting is at a high. Colleges are trying to round out their rosters with 2020 guys and players are narrowing their lists and choosing schools. Let’s take a look at some players who college coaches should add to their boards from Session 2 of NC Phenom 150 Exposure Camp. 6’4″ Austin Locklear Cape Fear Christian (Erwin, NC) Locklear has proven to...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament Team 2021

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2021 6′2″ 65 Javonte Waverly Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 2021 6′3″ 77 Justin Taylor Charlotte NC Carmel Christian High School 2021 6′5″ 103 Isaiah Ray Greensboro NC The Burlington School 2021 5′11″ 24 John Nepa Wake Forest NC North Raleigh Christian Academy 2021 6′9″ 111 Kuluel Mading High Point NC The Burlington School   2020 All...

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Phenom College Basketball Talk: UNC roster breakdown

Love it or hate it, you’re going to respect it. This is what UNC basketball is, a program that many love and some hate, however, there is no way you can look through their body of work and not respect what they have done. This year’s team lost a lot, with Coby White and Cam Johnson getting drafted in the lottery, Nas Little being drafted in the first round and Luke Maye on the Milwaukee...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament Team 2020

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2020 6′7″ 109 Trey Pittman Wilson NC Greenfield School 2020 6′4″ 89 Austin Locklear Rowland NC Cape Fear Christian Academy 2020 6′3″ 78 Jackeem Herbin Burlington NC The Burlington School 2020 6′2″ 66 Alton G Hickman Ill Fayetteville NC Northwood Temple 2020 6′4″ 90 Kalib Mathews Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 2020 6′2″ 55 Christopher Beam Winston...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Scoring Leaders (Top 75)

Below is the scoring leaders from the NC Phenom 150 Session 2.  This is based upon two full games from camp. Class Height No. Name City State High School Avg. 2021 6′2″ 65 Javonte Waverly Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 21.5 2020 6′7″ 109 Trey Pittman Wilson NC Greenfield School 21 2022 7′0″ 113 Patrick Wessler Matthews NC David W. Butler 20 2021 6′3″ 77 Justin Taylor Charlotte NC Carmel...

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Afternoon Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#9- Kadyn Dawkins- Though undersized, Dawkins has been nothing short of incredible during his time at camp. He’s so sharp and decisive with the ball in his hands, able to manipulate the opposing defense at a nonstop rate through both passing and scoring. Dawkins is an intelligent leader by example with exceptional vision and craftiness. He also defends extremely well, especially for his size,...

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