PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Phenom College Basketball Talk: Coach Kerns looking to get App State on the right track

Appalachian State has now turned the keys over to head coach Dustin Kerns and his staff, as he comes from a Presbyterian program secured a winning record of 20-16 last year and an appearance in the CIT. After the Mountaineers finished 11-22 last year and 6-12 in the Sun Belt, Appalachian State returns quality talent that has a ton of experience as well as a few new names that could step up early...

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Carmel Christian MLK Showcase: The Battle for Charlotte

Folks in the Charlotte area should be well-informed about Phenom’s Carmel Christian MLK Showcase, especially after releasing the schedule and revealing that two of the local powerhouses will be going head-to-head. We are referring to the matchup between Carmel Christian and Independence, which is certain to be full of excitement from start to finish. Both programs are headlined by high-level...

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Carmel Christian vs. Greensboro Day Recap and Storylines

Carmel Christian vs. Greensboro Day Recap and Storylines Battle of the Titans Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Greensboro Day to cover the marquee matchup between reigning NCISAA state champions. Last year, Greensboro Day won the 3A division while Carmel Christian won the 2A division. Coming into the contest, Carmel Christian has been nationally ranked in the top 25 for the majority of the season...

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Carmel Christian vs. Comenius Game Recap

Game Recap: Carmel Christian vs. Comenius Final Carmel Christian 90 – Comenius 49 In the first quarter, it seemed like both teams were looking to play their style of offense and defense, figuring each other out.  In doing so, both started out slow in the first half.  Comenius took advantage early against the full court press but Carmel Christian picked it up a notch, creating turnovers and...

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Phenom National Showcase Game MVP Day 2

Phenom National Showcase Game MPV Day 2 (Dillard Gymnasium) Awards of Excellence Game MVP    6’5 2019 Paul Hudson (Charlotte Christian) Standing a lengthy 6’5 and sporting an impressive 7’4 wingspan, the do-it-all hybrid forward simply had a great all around game. Hudson finished with 18 points, collected rebounds, and defended his position extremely well. In addition,...

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Ranked 23rd Nationally, Carmel Christian Looks to Continue Their Win Streak

Number 23 Carmel Christian Looks to Continue Win Streak Phenom’s National High School Showcase is an event where reputations are, not only made, but cemented. You can rest assured that Carmel Christian School will not be creeping up on anyone this season. They are a consensus Top 50 program in the country, by all accounts and have a roster as deep as anyone. Fab50 ranking, which is powered by...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

Jamie’s List of Five Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic It was a pretty spectacular two days. The crowd was incredible, thanks to the fans of Charlotte, North Carolina for showing out. The play on the court warranted a raucous crowd, as the big time players made big time play after big time play. Here is who we saw as the event’s top performers… 6’5” 2019 Josh Nickelberry (Louisville) Northwood...

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Miles Magical Five: #CCSTOC2018

The inaugural Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic was filled with an abundance of talent from future top 5 NBA Draft Selections to high level D3 hoopers.  Narrowing this list down to five was extremely difficult, I had to base this list off of their performance in this event, and not sheer potential.  Here’s my magical five from an awesome weekend in Charlotte! 5. 6’3 2020 Tyler...

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Coach Rick’s Fab 5 Performances Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic

The inaugural Carmel Classic Tip Off Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report jumpstarted the 2018-19 North Carolina high school basketball season, not to mention the first time the 35 second shot clock was used in the state of North Carolina. While the use of the shot clock created a buzz and excitement, it wasn’t anywhere close to the enthusiasm and excitement that was generated on the...

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Northwood Temple Vs Carmel Christian Game Recap: #CCSTOC2018

The Skinny: This game was an absolute electric factory from start to finish, one of the most entertaining atmosphere’s I’ve ever been a part of for a high school basketball game/event.  The first half was super tight throughout, 6’5 2019 Louisville Commit Josh Nickelberry was lights out in the 1st Half, scoring 18 points and keeping his team in it throughout the 1st half. ...

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Coach Rick On Donovan Gregory “Finding the Right Fit”

So often, many young players get caught up in the “playing at the highest level syndrome.” We have seen it time and time again. A young player is recruited hard by a mid major program for a long period of time, but will commit to a higher level program just because they are a “higher level.” For 6’3 super athletic wing guard Donovan Gregory, that was not the case....

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Elite, Top 100 Prospects, Line the Field at Phenom’s Queen City Showcase (April 14-15)

Phenom’s Queen City Showcase will be held THIS weekend (April 14-15) in York County, SC… Click Here to see the Schedule Click Here to see the Event Page **REMINDER – Towne Tavern (Click Here for Menu) is running a deal for all teams participating in the #PhenomQueenCity … For every 8 players eating, the coach will eat for free … 3 locations to choose from including...

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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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