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PALMETTO WINTER CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Elite Basketball Teams Competing in 3rd Annual Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase

Elite Basketball Teams Competing in 3rd Annual Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase will take place at Ben Lippen School in Columbia, SC on December 20-22 Columbia, SC – On the heels of this Saturday’s Phenom’s Capital City Jam, Ben Lippen School (7401 Monticello Rd, Columbia, SC 29203) will host another major high school boys basketball tournament, set to take place from December 20-22. The 3rd...

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THE LIST — Phenom’s January High School Events Unsiged Senior Breakouts (Part 1)

In January Phenom Hoops has had the privilege to host two major regional events. The Carmel Christian MLK Showcase and Phenom’s Low Country Showcase was visited by thousands of fans and brought in dozens of coaches to watch this high level of talent. it provided a great platform for unsigned seniors to really show out. Schools from across college basketball’s robust landscape attended, from the...

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From the Sideline: Five Impact Juniors

From the Sideline Five Impact Juniors One thing is for certain, the state of North Carolina is loaded with tremendous basketball talent at every level and class. This year, the freshman class of 2019 is no exception. This class is especially deep and talented. Today, let’s take a look at five impact juniors. 6’6 Wendell Moore (Cox Mill, Concord, NC) The evolution of Wendell Moore continues one...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Blythewood vs. Conway

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Blythewood vs Conway Day 3 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 6 on the day gives us our second of 2 championship games as Blythewood faces Conway for the title. Conway has pulled out a 2-0 record so far winning close games along the way while Blythewood has gotten stronger as the event has gone on and comes into the...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Village Christian vs. Independence

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Village Christian vs Independence Day 3 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 5 on the day gives us our first of 2 championship games as Independence goes up against Village Christian. Both teams are 2-0 this week and have looked good. Village brings a ton of size to the floor while Independence gets it done with...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – AC Flora vs. Hammond

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic AC Flora vs Hammond Day 3 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 4 on the day gives us AC Flora vs Hammond. Flora has dropped 2 close ones here by a combined 7 points so they would be looking to get out of here with a win. Hammond got blitzed last night by Blythewood so they would be looking to get right on day 3 and get...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – United Faith vs. Miller School

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic United Faith vs Miller School Day 3 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 3 on the day gives us a rematch of day 1 as both United Faith and Miller School lost as top seeds yesterday to fall here. United is 0-2 this weekend dropping one big to Independence last night and losing by 5 to Miller on day 1. Miller is 1-1 and...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach vs. West Charlotte

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic West Charlotte vs Christian Academy of MB Day 3 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it, we have 6 more games on tap. Game 2 on the day puts West Charlotte against Christian Academy of MB. Both teams come into this one 1-1 on the event looking to get out of town with a winning record on the week. MB is a bit beat up, having lost 2 starting guards on day 1...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Ben Lippen vs. Freedom

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Ben Lippen vs Freedom Christian Day 3 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 1 on the day puts the hosting Ben Lippen Falcons up against Freedom Christian. Both teams have had a rough go of it in this event going 0-2 over the last 2 days but they could wrap up the event on a high note with a win on day 3. Would Lippen’s...

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Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Day 2 – Recap Miller School vs Conway ~ Village Christian vs AC Flora ~ Hammond vs Blythewood

From the Bleachers Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Day 2 – Recap Miller School vs Conway ~ Village Christian vs AC Flora ~ Hammond vs Blythewood By Eric Dawkins Day 2 of Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic kicked off at Ben Lippen School (Columbia SC) on 29 December 2017. While very cold outside, the heat of competition inside the gym could melt snow. I personally thank all the players,...

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Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Day 2 Recap

Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Day 2 Recap Friday, December 29 Results   Game 1 West Charlotte (Charlotte, NC) – 53 Patrick Williams 15, Cartier Jurnigan 14, Christian Koonce 12, Walker 7, Gilbert 4, Harris 2 Freedom Christian (Faytteville, NC) – 39 Jahmari Harvey 12, Manrique Alvarado 11, Stajcic 5, Murray 5, Carter 3, Toussaint 2   Game 2 Christian Academy (Myrtle Beach, SC) – 59 Sam Woods...

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From the Sidelines – Palmetto Winter Classic Day 2 Standouts

From the Sidelines Palmetto Winter Classic Day 2 Standouts It was another outstanding day of hoops action at the Palmetto Winter Classic held on the campus of Ben Lippen School in Columbia, South Carolina. The action was fast-paced and the talent level was terrific. Dozens of college coaches were once again in attendance to check out the action. Now, let’s take a closer look a the standout...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Hammond vs. Blythewood

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Hammond vs Blythewood Day 2 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 6 puts Hammond versus Blythewood with a spot in the championship game on the line. Both teams looked good in winning efforts last night and would look to continue that trend in day 2. Blythewood brought in a decent crowd last night and was able to send the...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Miller School vs. Conway

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Miller School vs Conway Day 2 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 4 puts the Miller School up against Conway with a trip to the finals on the line. Both teams won close games last night and come in battle-tested and ready for the day. Conway only put 42 up on the board last night though, would they have enough firepower...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Village Christian vs. AC Flora

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Village Christian vs AC Flora Day 2 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 5 puts Village Christian vs AC Flora. Village got us started off with a big win over host Ben Lippen yesterday and looks to be one of the teams to beat here at this event. AC Flora, on the other hand, took a loss last night in one of the 2 showcase...

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Coach Preston Davis (Independence HS) “This guy can coach, really coach”

From the Sidelines Rick Lewis Coach Preston Davis (Independence HS) “This guy can coach, really coach” Last season, Independence finished 22-7 in the NCHSAA Southwestern 4A, which is regarded as one of the toughest boy’s basketball conferences in the state of North Carolina. In the second round, they lost to eventual state champion SW Guilford on the road by three points and thus ended their...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – United Christian vs. Independence

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic United Faith vs Independence Day 2 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 3 of the day puts United Faith versus Independence HS. Independence put on a great display of team ball yesterday getting the win over West Charlotte while United Faith took a loss in a close one in one of the showcase games last night. Both teams...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Ben Lippen vs. Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Ben Lippen vs Christian Academy of MB Day 2 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it we have 6 more games on tap. Game 2 of the day puts Ben Lippen vs Christian Academy of MB. Both teams got a loss yesterday and would look to rebound here on day 2. Davis Guyton and Mike Green put up good games on day 1 for MB but it came at a cost as Green twisted an ankle...

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Patrick Williams ” A Class Above”

Standing a lengthy and legitimate 6’8, 2019 Patrick Williams sports approximately 14 offers. They range from ACC schools such as Florida State, NC State, Virginia Tech, and Wake Forest. In addition, he has offers from Cincinnati, DePaul, Florida, and Penn State. We have seen Patrick Williams countless times and each time we come away more and more impressed, both on and off the court. Last year,...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Freedom vs. West Charlotte

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic West Charlotte vs Freedom Christian Day 2 at the Palmetto Classic is here and with it, we have 6 more games on tap. Game 1 on the day puts West Charlotte vs Freedom Christian. Both teams got a loss yesterday and would look to rebound here on day 2. Freedom’s senior big, Milos Stajcic had a solid showing in game one and would be looking to show out here again....

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Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Day 1 Recap

Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Day 1 Recap One of the region’s most talked about holiday basketball tournaments tipped off on Thursday at Ben Lippen School in Columbia, South Carolina. As expected the day was full of great performances, great crowds and a lot of college coaches in attendance. One of the major factors of the event, prospects got exposure. The action is set to continue on Friday...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – AC Flora vs. Blythewood

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic Blythewood vs AC Flora Christmas in the South means friends, family, and hoops! The Palmetto Classic, Phenom’s gift to Columbia South Carolina, kicks off today with 6 games. In game 6 we have AC Flora vs Blythewood HS. Blythewood features talented 2019 PG Tre Jackson, a D1 prospect with multiple offers in hand and backcourt mate Jonathan Breeland, a talented...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Miller School vs. United Faith

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic United Faith vs Miller School Christmas in the South means friends, family, and hoops! The Palmetto Classic, Phenom’s gift to Columbia South Carolina, kicks off today with 6 games. In game 5 we have United Faith vs the Miller School. We have seen United Faith in other Phenom events this year and we are looking forward to seeing their D1 trio of Nate Springs,...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Independence vs. West Charlotte

From the Sideline Palmetto Classic West Charlotte vs Independence Christmas in the South means friends, family, and hoops! The Palmetto Classic, Phenom’s gift to Columbia South Carolina, kicks off today with 6 games. In game 4 we have West Charlotte vs Independence. Independence is off to a hot start this year and carry a 9-1 record into this event. They are a balanced attack with 5 getting 8 or...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Conway vs. Freedom

Christmas in the South means friends, family, and hoops! The Palmetto Classic, Phenom’s gift to Columbia South Carolina, kicks off today with 6 games. In game 3 we have Conway vs Freedom Christian. This one proves to be promising as both teams are led by D1 bound players. Conway has 6’7, Providence bound PF Jimmy Nichols leading the charge while Freedom can match with 6’4 2019 G Jamahri Harvey,...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Hammond vs. Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach

Christmas in the South means friends, family, and hoops! The Palmetto Classic, Phenom’s gift to Columbia South Carolina, kicks off today with 6 games. In game 2 we catch Hammond vs Christian Academy of MB. Hammond comes in with a big that is already on the national radar in 6’6 2020 F Jordan Burch. While Jordan is a big-time football prospect he has proven to be a load on the floor as well. He...

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Palmetto Winter Classic – Ben Lippen Vs. Village Christian

Christmas in the South means friends, family, and hoops! The Palmetto Classic, Phenom’s gift to Columbia South Carolina, kicks off today with 6 games. In game one we had Village Christian versus hosting Ben Lippen HS. Village comes in with several to watch including Travion McCrae, a 2019 6’2 scoring guard and 6’7” 2019 F Khuath Gatkhuath, both of whom carry D1 offers into the event. Ben Lippen...

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The Fan’s and Coaches Guide to Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase

  The Fan’s and Coaches Guide to Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase Who, What, When, Where … All You Need to Know   The nationally recognized Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase is set to take place tomorrow (December 28-30) at Ben Lippen School in Columbia, South Carolina. There are several national level recruits taking part in this event with some elite level matchups to go along with some truly...

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Nationally Viewed Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Set to Start Tomorrow at Ben Lippen

Media Contacts: Rick Lewis (rlewis57@gmail.com) OR Jamie Shaw (iamjamieshaw@gmail.com) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Columbia, SC (Dec 28-30) – Major event organizer Phenom Hoop Report is bringing a nationally recognized holiday basketball tournament to Ben Lippen School in Columbia, South Carolina. Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Showcase will take place December 28-30 and will feature 6 teams from South...

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