PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Mike Green’s High School Career is One of the Best Ever in South Carolina

This season, the 6’3″ unsigned senior is putting together gaudy numbers. However, 26.5 points (4th in South Carolina) is par for the course for Green. He is, and has been over the course of his career, one of the most prolific scorers in South Carolina basketball. So far this year, Green has made 94 threes and done so at a 53% clip. Think about that, 94 threes at 54%, that is an...

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Which Scoring Duo Will Emerge Victorious?

Tomorrow, Phenom Hoops will travel to Charleston, South Carolina for our second annual Low Country Showcase. This ten-team field features a ton of talent from the Carolinas and should be an exciting day of quality basketball competition. We’ve recently discussed some of the key matchups, from Berkeley versus Cardinal Newman to Sumter versus Porter Gaud, but the showdown between Christian Academy...

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Unsigned Seniors Who Showed Out During the Holidays

The early signing period has come and gone, but an abundance of Division I prospects remain unclaimed from the Carolinas. Many of these guys made a noteworthy impression on college coaches throughout the holiday break and this article will take a closer look at some of the top standouts.   6’5 Asanti Price (Keenan) The last calendar year has been a roller coaster for Asanti Price. He’s gone...

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Why We’re Excited About the 2nd Annual Low Country Shootout

Year one of this event was off the charts. It had Josiah James and Trae Hannibal (SCs top two prospects in 2019) facing off. It had college coaches and an incredible slate of games … of course we were most excited when the snow stopped, but that’s neither here nor there. The second version of this event has even more storylines and some incredible talent … Let’s take a look at...

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Unsigned Senior Mike Green Keeps Rolling in the Epic Accolades

It has been quite the December for Christian Academy of Myrtle Beach guard Mike Green. First he scored his 2,000 career high school point (he currently sits at 2019). He also was named All-Tournament team of the prestigious Beach Ball Classic, where he also won the 3-point shooting contest. Yes, it has been quite the December for the UNSIGNED SENIOR! It comes as no surprise for Green, who has...

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Beach Ball Classic Day 4s Names You Have to Know

6’6″ 2019 Wendell Moore (Duke signee) Cox Mill (NC) 38 Points. 12-22 FG. 2-5 3P. 12-14 FT. 14 Boards. 4 Assists. Moore came into the event as one of the higher rated players participating. He came into todays game having scored 35 and 23 points. In this one, he added 38 more giving Moore a 3 game total of 96, which puts him in the events Top 10 for 3 games. Moore plays again on...

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Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic: The Names and The Storylines

6’7″ 2019 Josiah James (Tennessee signee) Porter Gaud (SC) James is an elite prospect, capable of doing so many things on the court, there is really nothing more to say about that. In this one he showcased a repetitive jump shot, going 5-7 from 3. He also attacked the basket and scored from every way possible. We all know he can run a team, an excellent passer with vision. But to go...

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Early Standouts at Day Three of Phenom’s Porter Gaud Holiday Classic

Liberty Heights: 6’4 ’20 Christian Koonce One could argue that Koonce was Liberty Heights’ most important contributor during their contest against Greenville Tech Charter. He scored the ball very efficiently from all levels and made one big shot after another when they desperately needed it. Koonce was especially lethal from beyond the arc and was able to get downhill or spot-up effectively. He...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Porter Gaud Holiday Classic

Myrtle Beach Christian Academy: 6’2 ’19 Mike Green The unsigned senior is still one of the most effective and dynamic players available, especially in the state of South Carolina. Green simply excels at putting the ball in the basket–from anywhere on the court—and provides a strong playmaking presence. He’s a smart two-way player that can control the action with relative ease. Green...

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Porter Gaud Holiday Classic Saturday Midday Standouts

Porter Gaud Holiday Classic Saturday Midday Standouts There’s nothing like spending time in the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina and to make it even more enjoyable than to cover the Porter Gaud Holiday Classic presented by Phenom Hoop Report. Fort Dorchester (SC), Trinity Byrnes (SC), United Faith (NC), Greenville Charter (SC), Legacy Charter (SC), Village Christian (NC) Goose Creek...

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Why Everyone in the Low Country Needs to Attend Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic

After taking two years off, Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic is back in full force. This year they guys at Porter Gaud teamed up with Phenom Hoop Report and will be bringing a star studded event for everyone in the Low Country to enjoy. The last time Porter Gaud’s Holiday Classic took place, players such as Zion Williamson, Josiah James, Trey McGowens, Aaron Nesmith and others took the...

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Seven Unsigned Senior Point Guards in South Carolina Coaches Need to See

5’11” Crosby James Ridge View HS (Columbia, SC) Offers: SC State, Limestone, Coker, Clayton St, Francis Marion James is coming off a summer that saw him make a major name for himself. Playing an aggressive schedule with the Upward Stars Columbia squad, James went at every major name point guard he came across. He is a bucket getting lead guard who plays with a chip on his shoulder....

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom’s National High School Showcase

Phenom Hoops traveled to Greensboro, North Carolina this weekend for our annual National High School Showcase. It has become a staple for media across the country to attend and cover some of the most talented prospects around the Southeast region. We hosted teams from seven different states, which featured an abundance of must-see players and college coaches from all levels. This article will...

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Phenom’s National High School Showcase Recaps … The Must See Unsigned Seniors

6’8” Prosper Obidiebube Aspire Academy (KY) Obidiebube walks onto the court, looking the part. He has long arms, broad shoulders and an athletic frame. He runs the floor very well and he can shoot the ball with 3-point range off the catch. He finishes the ball high above the rim and carries a 3.8 GPA. Obidiebube recently took an official visit to Holy Cross, his only offer. Perplexing as it may...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase Day Two (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium) (Part Two)

Word of God: 6’7 ’19 Max Farthing The long-bodied sharpshooter had another impressive showing on day two of Phenom’s National Showcase, leading the team in scoring while absolutely putting on a show from beyond the arc. He showed grittiness on defense and was arguably their most reliable all-around threat on offense. Farthing is very smart and moves exceptionally well without the ball in his...

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Player Standouts at Phenom’s National High School Showcase Part Two (Freddy Johnson Gymnasium)

DME Academy: 6’10 ’21 Moussa Diabate Thus far, no prospect has even been close to matching Diabate’s intrigue and two-way upside. He’s so polished at this stage in his development, but is still truly just beginning to scratch the surface of his abilities. Diabate commands attention as a three-level scorer that can put the ball on the floor and create offense whenever he desires. He’s quite...

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Phenom’s Summer Jam, Session 2 — The Event’s Top 10 Performers

There was so much talent in the gym at Ridge View High School for Phenom’s Summer Jam Session 2. Defending State Champions along with high major basketball recruits and everything in between met to compete and the standing room only crowd got a show. With 10-15 college coaches in the stands and countless coaches viewing via the Baller TV live stream, players showed out. In fact, some of...

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#PhenomSummerJam Session Two: Court One Standouts Late Morning/Early Afternoon

The show goes on here in Columbia, people really need to stop sleeping on the State of South Carolina as a basketball state, cause there’s a ton of talent in the public and private school leagues that’s been on display for the Phenom Hoops staff all day long… without further adieu let’s take a look at some of the top performers from the late morning/early afternoon...

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Phenom Hoops’ SCISA All State Team and Play of the Year Awards

They say the power of talent lies in public schools in the state of South Carolina, and to some extent that is true, but the independent schools are rapidly catching up. There are some immensely talented players, top players nationally, playing South Carolina private school basketball. One of the most slept on events of the year are the SCISA playoffs, the semi-finals and finals held at Sumter...

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