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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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Coach Rick’s Stock Boosters from the Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic

Coach Rick’s Stock Boosters from the Carmel Christian Tip Off 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, the action on the floor...

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Coach Rick’s Fab 5 Performances Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic (Day 2)

Coach Rick’s Fab 5 Performances Carmel Christian Tip Off Classic (Day 2)   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...

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Awards of Excellence Game MVP (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 court....

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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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Eye Catchers: Northwood Temple vs. Carmel Christian

Northwood Temple Academy vs. Carmel Christian Northwood Temple Josh Nickelberry (6’5, 2019): Nickelberry is such a superb, gifted scoring guard that can give out a few hits just as much as he can take it.  He has to score for this team and that he does in an array of ways.  His jumper was on point and you can tell, when ones goes in, the confidence level only increases, which can be very...

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Eye Catchers: Christ School vs. Concord First Assembly

Christ School vs Concord First Assembly Christ School Kojack Thompson (5’8, 2019): a very skilled point guard that packs a punch and understands how to push/ run an offense.  He is a strong finisher but makes the right plays for his team.  Very unselfish leader on the floor.  He makes difficult passes look easy. Stats: 16 points Was named Awards of Excellence game MVP  Gabe Wiznitzer (6’10,...

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Eye Catchers: Asheville Christian vs. Hickory Grove

Eye Catchers: Asheville Christian vs. Hickory Grove Asheville Christian Raishaun Brown (6’0, 2019): Brown came out hot in the first quarter, scoring 13 points in an array of ways. He displayed a very good ability to move around the floor and find those quick openings to get his shot off.  He was also very confident from behind the arc. Brown is an underrated guard that can flat out find ways to...

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What I Think: Must Watch Storylines from Carmel Christian Tip-Off Classic

This weekend kicks off the high school basketball season in the Hoop State. North Carolina is the epicenter of high school basketball, when it comes to talent, when it comes to coverage North Carolina is second to none. This weekend will be the first of a few things in the Hoop State. Most notably, Carmel Christian’s Tip Off Classic will be the first time a shot clock is used in game. This event...

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