PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Excitement Brewing for the Bengals

The North Carolina basketball scene is unlike anywhere else in the country. Sure, folks from Florida, Texas, or New York are going to dispute that, but it’s simply a fact. We’ve had the most talent throughout the evolution of the game and have still maintained it through the present day. Quality basketball programs come and go, especially at the high school level, but Greensboro Day School has...

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Storylines from the #NCISAASummerShowcase

The second consecutive weekend of the June Live period was down in Concord, North Carolina this weekend, Cannon School was the site and they welcomed this talented field of teams into a highly competitive atmosphere.Concord, North Carolina- Saturday I was locked in on the action at Cannon school covering the second weekend of the NCISAA Summer Showcase, the day started off with an offensive...

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Storylines from the #NCISSALivePeriod

The weekend was action packed with big time hoops all weekend long throughout the Triad! It's the first go around in this newly structured live period run by state officials and local high schools.

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Brandon’s Big time Ballers #NCISAASummerShowcase

The Hoop States Top Private schools gathered at Greensboro Day School for a star studded summer showcase.Greensboro, North Carolina- This Live Period event gives the Coaches, Scouts, and Media, an opportune chance to checkout some of the best prospects in the state under a controlled team setting. 6’3 2022 Jaden Bradley (Cannon)- Bradley looks the part of a high major floor general, he’s got the...

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ACC, SEC schools recruiting Greensboro Day’s 5-star guard Cam Hayes

Cam Hayes has been a young rising star in the state of North Carolina, as he has recently been named a 5-star prospect by Rivals.com. But it is no surprise that this young man is rising up the rankings with his ability and skill set at such a young age.

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Unsigned Senior Spotlight: 6’5 Noah Dunn

The state of North Carolina is blessed with an overabundance of talent. In the North Carolina 2018 class, 60 plus players signed with D1 schools and another 40 plus signed to play at the D2, D3, NAIA or Juco level. Quite impressive numbers! This year, the 2019 class is on the same course to have 100 plus players continue to play at the collegiate level. In our unsigned senior spotlight, we want...

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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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Phenom Hoops’ Monday Morning Crowd Report

Our staff is on the road all week and we bring you wall to wall coverage on the court. Here is what we think about the crowds a the game. We bring you some professional scores from the atmosphere at each game we walk into throughout the week… Miles Masercola: Mount Pleasant: 7.8/10 Mount Pleasant did an excellent job packing the gym and bringing in 50 or so students into the student section to...

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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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Brandon Lee’s Standouts: Day 1 Phenom National Showcase

Day one of the annual Phenom National Showcase didn’t disappoint, we had both gyms rocking at Greensboro Day School well into Friday Night, there was competitive basketball, live student sections, and of course more storylines! Greensboro, North Carolina-  A total of 18 teams from six different states gathered on opening night to battle it out, a handful of players did themselves serious...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Phenom’s Natinoal High School Showcase (Night 1)

  6’10” 2021 Moussa Diabate DME Academy (Daytona Beach, FL) Diabate came into the event with a heavy reputation. He is the #3 player in Europe’s 2002 generation. He is also ranked as the #7 player in the 2021 class by both ESPN and Rivals.com. It took him a quarter to get warm, but once he did it was apparent to see. He is a high level defender, in fact he has the ability...

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Greensboro Day Kicks Off the Year Ranked 25th Nationally

Greensboro Day is right in the middle of becoming a national juggernaut. Of course, knowing the history of Greensboro Day, that sounds odd to say seeing as Head Coach Freddy Johnson is the winningest coach in North Carolina basketball. and already a member of the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. He currently sits on 1,020 career wins and 10 state championships. However, it has only been...

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Must Watch Matchups (Part 4) — Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase

Christ School Vs. Greensboro Day 6:30 PM Friday, November 16 This is a rematch of last season’s NCISAA 3A state semi-finals, where Greensboro Day took the game and went on to win the state title. Both teams bring a different look to the table this year, and both teams may be better than they were last season. More so than that matchup last season, this could be a passing of the torch, as Christ...

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Elite Teams Carry Elite Prospects, Phenom’s National High School Showcase Has ELITE Teams

People come to watch high school events, to see the stars play. There are no ifs ands or buts about it. Fortunately for Phenom’s National High School Showcase, the stars have come out to play. This is the 5th Annual event, so in four years there have already been seven players who were drafted into the NBA. In those four year, there have also been 115 players go on to sign and play Division 1...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE || The Nation’s Top Prep Basketball Talent Set to Play in Greensboro on November 16-17

Phenom Hoop Report is all Set to Bring You the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase Greensboro – Phenom Hoop Report is set to host the 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats on November 16-17 at Greensboro Day School (5401 Lawndale Dr, Greensboro, NC 27455). This showcase will feature thirty (30) of the country’s elite basketball programs, each...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Kevin’s Fab 5

Kevin’s Fab 5 Phenom’s High School Jamboree   6’4 2019 Julius Burch: Southern Guilford High School Julius Burch had a pretty good day making an impact throughout each game. It’s a joy to watch players like Julius who I know have put in countless of hours in the gym to become a better player. He looked to score more than I have seen in the past which I believe will make Southern Guilford a...

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Coach’s Rick Stock Raisers

The start of the high school season is upon us. At the 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree, we got a nice glimpse of the players who have made the biggest jump in their game. These are the players who have put in work during the summer and off season to get better. Now, we will take a closer look at players that impressed us with their improvement and guys who has raised their stock....

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Phenom High School Jamboree: Coach Rick’s Fab Five

The 6th Annual Phenom High School Jamboree has enjoyed a history of outstanding teams and players and this year’s jamboree was no exception. In all, we had 40 teams and a total of 60 games that were played throughout the day. Proehlific Park and Northwest Guilford High School were the venues being used. While this was a great way to kick off the 2018-19 season, the Phenom High School...

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Jamie’s List of Five — Phenom’s High School Jamboree (Session 1)

6’6” 2019 Mike Christmas Landstown High School (VA) James Madison Commit Christmas came into this event as a committed senior. He had all four James Madison coaches sitting baseline, watching and rightfully so. With the amount of high major and mid major coaches in the stands, they had to protect their commitment. Christmas did everything during the day, scoring the ball at every level. He has a...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 10/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 10/10) The UnCommitted Seniors We previously wrote about the fourteen seniors attending tomorrow’s Phenom’s High School Jamboree who are already committed to colleges. This write up will speak more toward the seniors who have not committed but have yet to make a decision. We will also briefly touch on juniors who are sure to...

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Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 — What We’re Looking For (Part 6/10)

Phenom’s High School Jamboree Session 1 What We’re Looking For (Part 6/10) Independence HS Vs. Greensboro Day (3:40 PM at Prohelific Park) Defending NCHSAA 4A Vs. Defending NCISAA 3A Greensboro, North Carolina is right smack in the middle of the state the nation (led by Webb Wellman) has dubbed The Hoop State. Right in the heart of Tobacco Road, where every college basketball season, the entire...

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Live with Brandon Blakney ft Greensboro Day

On the latest episode Live With Brandon Blakney Extra we pull up to Greensboro day school for an early morning practice session. The Bengals feature a nice combination of talented youth and experienced veterans. Greensboro, North Carolina, The two- time defending state champs have seemingly reloaded after losing a couple program pillars. There may be some bumps early but coaches feel this group...

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5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase — Schedule Announced

The Nation’s premier Tip Off basketball showcase is slated to take place on November 16-17. The 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats will again take place right in the middle of Tobacco Road at Greensboro Day School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Now in its 5th year, Phenom’s National High School Showcase has made a name for itself as one of the premier...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase Field May Be Its Best EVER

GREENSBORO, NC – The teams have been announced for the Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boards. With numerous defending state champions, several Top 100 prospects, multiple Top 10 prospects and some national Top 50 teams, this field is absolutely loaded. This is the event everyone throughout the region looks out for. It signifies, officially, the start...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Phenom Hoops to Release Teams in 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase Tonight

GREENSBORO, NC – Tonight (Tuesday night), via the @Phenom_Hoops twitter feed, Phenom Hoop Report will announce the field of teams for the 2018 Phenom’s National High School Showcase. High school basketball season is here and in North Carolina that means Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats is right around the corner. This year’s event will again be held at...

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ANNOUNCING: Phenom’s 5th Annual National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats

Media Contacts: Rick Lewis (rick@phenomhoopreport.com) or Jamie Shaw (jamie@phenomhoopreport.com) For Immediate Release Greensboro, NC (November 16-17) – The 5th Annual Phenom’s National High School Showcase presented by Chatlee Boats will be coming to Greensboro Day School on November 16-17. This event is one of the nation’s best year after year, with incredible talent, sold out crowds and...

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Regional Low Major D1 April Stock Risers

6’7” 2019 Nick Evtimov Greensboro Day/Team United Evtimov has been a name that has circulated around for a while. He is a strong and very skilled post player who has always played on winning teams. He is also the son of former UNC big Vasco Evtimov and nephew of former NC State forward Ilian Evtimov. Evtimov is a brute, never worried about contact. He is a strong area rebounder and can score...

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Jamie’s NCISAA All State First Team and Player of the Year

The NCISAA tournament is one of the most talked about state tournaments across the region. Without fail there are 2-4 nationally ranked teams who are battling for state titles throughout the three classifications. Also, without fail, there are numerous highly ranked national level kids participating. By the time it gets down to the Final Fours of each classification, every team has “a dude” and...

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