PORTER GAUD HOLIDAY CLASSIC EVENT RECAPS

Prospects at Phenom’s Challenge LIVE who Would Look Good in the MEAC/SWAC Conferences

It is that time of year. Regional schools are mapping out their April Live periods. With only 3 days of LIVE period (well 2 really if you consider you cannot start until 6 on Friday and have to be done by 4 on Sunday) this year it is imperative that college coaches see the right players. In this series, we are taking a look at various leagues around this region and the players these coaching...

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Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic Championship Saturday Morning Standouts

6′ 2020 Kenari Jones Great Bridge Christian (VA) He went for 42, so we can start with that. It was a full on display of craft in the paint with the ability to finish at the basket. This is a tournament record and he is someone who colleges should start to look at, and really pay attention to. He was poised and he played efficiently with a great pace. He had 42! 6’2″ 2019 Trae...

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Early Standouts at Phenom’s Palmetto Winter Classic

Heritage IJN: 6’2 ’20 Uziel Muteba The lead guard arguably enjoyed his best all-around performance of the season, as he was able to control the offense—primarily from beyond the three-point arc. He was able to knock down multiple attempts from the perimeter, but still showed his ability to enter the paint and make plays. Muteba has continually improved his overall feel for the game and should be...

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Six Unsigned Senior Point Guards in North Carolina Coaches HAVE to See

6’2” Travian McCray Village Christian (Fayetteville, NC) Offers: USC-Upstate, Campbell, Radford, Stetson, SC State Toughness is the key here, explosion and toughness in every sense of the word. He is a winner who makes everyone around him elevate their game. McCray is a strong and sturdy lead guard who makes shots and takes care of the ball. Sure he is a volume guard, but his wins games and...

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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: 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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Asheville Christian Vs Hickory Grove Christian Recap

The Skinny: Asheville Christian clearly looked like the more experienced out of the gate jumping out to a 54-33 halftime lead largely due to the backcourt play from 6’4 2020 Tyler McKinney and 6’0 2019 Raishaun Brown.  They combined for 41 of their team’s 54 points at the break.  Hickory Grove Christian was led by 6’4 2021 AJ Smith had 17 at the break for his Hickory...

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Team Vision NC May Have Their Most Recruitable Team Yet

Team Vision is universally thought of as one of North Carolina’s most consistent AAU programs. Every year they have multiple players for multiple levels. The program, based in Western North Carolina, may have their deepest team yet. With a depth of players from the 2018 to 2020 classes they truly have talent that D1 programs, D2 programs, D3 programs and Juco programs should be very excited...

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