PHENOM’S LOW COUNTRY SHOWCASE EVENT RECAPS

Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Upward Stars Columbia 17U

6’0 ’19 Crosby James (Ridge View) Offers: SC State Interest: Citadel, USC Upstate, Lincoln Memorial, Army Westpoint, Coker, Francis Marion, Longwood, Campbell James is a strong-bodied guard that has a natural feel for the game. He can score efficiently on all three levels and is beginning to show consistency on his jump shot. His speed and strength makes him a tough cover for defenders. College...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Carolina Riptide 15U

6’7 ’21 C Jonas Courtney (Lake Norman High School) Courtney is a walking double-double. He serves as the anchor on this Riptide team, on both ends of the floor. He possesses the ability to protect the rim while allowing the rest of the team to play aggressively on defense. Courtney has strong footwork and an old fashioned low-post game with a variety of moves and counters. The big...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Team Stacked

6’10 ‘19 David Elien Offers: N/A Interest: UAB, Northeastern, American, Army West Point Elien is a very intriguing player with many tools on both sides of the ball. He sports a 4.0 GPA in the classroom while showcasing all the signs of a long, athletic, rim-protector. Elien has soft touch around the basket and attacks the rim; expect offers soon. 6’0 ’20 Isaac Sinclair Offers: N/A Interest:...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Carolina Basketball Club

5’6 ’18 Amari Evans Offers: N/A Interest: N/A Though undersized, Evans is a quick point guard and a big-time shooter. He can manage an offense and has the ability to fill it up from three-point range. 6’4 ‘18 Julian Smith Offers: Gardner Webb Interest: N/A Smith is a wing prospect who can toggle between multiple positions while displaying a great feel for the game and consistent shooting touch....

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: PSB 16U – Jones

6’0 ’20 PG Elias Kalariotes Kalariotes is the point guard at Myers Park High School. He’s a pass-first point guard who that thrives at setting teammates up and running offensive actions. Kalariotes has incredible floor vision and basketball IQ. He is a natural leader on the court and will serve as a great point guard at the college level, especially given his high motor and unselfishness. 6’2...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Atlanta Timberwolves 17U

6’0 ’19 PG Alex Kelehear Interest: Lee, Piedmont, GCSU, Covenant Offers: Maryville, Ferrum Kelebear is a true PG that makes this team run at a high level. Depending on the game/matchup, he is capable of scoring or distributing, depending on what the game calls for. He shoots the ball from three-point range at a strong clip and has a very high basketball IQ. 6’8 ’19 SF Austin Sloan Interest:...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Upward Stars Upstate 17U

6’3 ‘19 Ta’Lon Cooper Offers: Radford, Presbyterian Interest: Morehead State, Tennessee Tech, C of C, USC Upstate, Lincoln Memorial Cooper is a strong combo-guard with the ability to play either position well. He can score on all three levels and is very strong getting to his spots in the midrange. Cooper is a good facilitator, who defends and rebounds very well. 6’10 ‘19 Cooper Fowler...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: North Metro Elite

6’7 ’19 Jelal Williams Offers: Interest: Huntington College, Marymount University, Georgia College, Lincoln University Williams plays the center position for us, but he’ll likely be a wing in college. He’s very athletic and skilled. Right now, he needs to put on weight, but is a diamond in the rough – high character and good grades, easy admission. Has D1 potential, but could thrive in the...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Upward Stars Charlotte- Bell

6’8 ’19 Ryan Bonnett Interest: Saint Joseph's University, St. Louis, University of Charleston, Army, Lehigh, Wofford, Dartmouth, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, University of Tampa, NYIT, LIU Post Pioneers, Erskine College, Hillsdale College Offers: Bonnett comes out with great length and size. He has great hands on the block and really shows an understanding of angles and...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: CTAB Elite 17U

6’4 ’19 Jon Hylton Interest: Coppin State, VMI, Christopher Newport University Hylton can play every position on the floor for this team. He’s a great combo-guard that finishes strong at the basket, has a quick handle and knock down open three-pointers. Hylton is a somewhat of a sleeper but will quickly open more eyes this summer. 6’4 ’19 Mike Cunningham III Offers: Interest: VMI, Marshall...

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Phenom’s Summer Havoc Team Previews: Hoop State Elite – Rexrode

6’8 ’20 Josiah Shackleford (Word of God) Shackleford is the most tantalizing player on this team. He’s an athletic shot blocker and rim- runner, but has a blossoming skillset and more potential than most everyone in the gym. He possesses all the tools to be a high-level prospect. 6’9 ’20 Aymeric Toussaint (Freedom Christian) Toussaint is a long-armed wing forward with really nice three-level...

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Player Profile – 6’10” 2019 David Elien (Chapel Hill HS / Team Stacked)

It does not matter how accomplished of a basketball coach you are, you cannot teach 6’10” with a 7’2” wing span…That is something you are born with. 2019 prospect David Elien was born with an incredible basketball frame as these are his dimensions. He is a natural run and jump athlete who possesses natural timing on the defensive end. Everything about Elien, and his game, fits exactly with the...

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Player Profile – 6’2″ 2020 Jajuan Carr (Trask HS / WBC Elite 17s)

It was only a matter of time before 6’2” 2020 Jajuan Carr picked up his first offer. On June 15, Carr picked up an offer from East Carolina University, a big first offer as they are considered a “Power 6” program in the American Atlantic Conference, the conference that broke off from the Big East a couple years ago and has programs such as UConn, Wichita St, Cincinnati, SMU, Memphis, etc…in the...

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Freddy Johnson Approaches Milestone 1000 Career Wins

Greensboro Day School’s Head Boys Basketball Coach,  Freddy Johnson, Approaches Milestone Win #1000   Greensboro, NC — Greensboro Day School’s Boys Basketball Coach, Freddy Johnson, is working towards his 1,000th career win with his next victory.  On Tuesday, November 21, the GDS boys’ basketball team defeated Charlotte Latin for Coach Johnson’s 999th career win.  With the next...

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An Insider’s Take: Nate Springs Commits to Ohio

An Insider’s Take Nate Springs Commits to Ohio  By Jamie Shaw Springs has only been playing basketball for 3 years, and once you let that sink in you begin to see the future is very bright for Springs. Springs has great length and natural athleticism that pops out at you the second he walks into the building. Even still in the infancy of his playing days, Springs has taken leaps and bounds each...

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