SC PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 12

Team 12 Coach: Austin “Rudy” Mays   #9: 5’9 ’22 Dylan Williams (Irmo) Starting things off, we look at a player that already has a reputation as one of the most electric prospects in the state, Dylan Williams. He’s a smart, crafty, quick point guard prospect with a tight handle and excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Williams loves to dice up his man, get downhill,...

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Phenom College Open Gym: Queens University of Charlotte

To say that head coach Bart Lundy is building something special at Queens University of Charlotte may be an understatement. Phenom Hoop Report got a sneak peek into the program, attending an open gym to get a first-hand glimpse of what Queens has to offer and how the programs have grown into a national powerhouse at the Division II level. Coach Lundy enters his seventh season of his second stint...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 11

Team 11 Coach: Tay Robinson   #8: 5’9 ’21 Omazeon Tinsley (Lancaster) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to properly run a team on either end of the floor, Omazeon Tinsley. He’s a smart, lightning-quick point guard prospect that offers a nice balance between scoring and playmaking. Tinsley is able to get downhill with relative ease, where he’s able to frequently...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 10

Team 10 Coach: Anthony Bellamy   #7: 5’9 ’20 Omarion Byrd (North Augusta) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to properly run a team on both ends of the floor, Omarion Byrd. He’s a smart, tough, team-first point guard prospect with a sharp, crafty handle and excellent three-level scoring prowess. Byrd is always looking to set up others but still forces the...

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2020 6’4 Austin Locklear brings much more than energy to the court

Phenom Hoops’ exposure camps allow players to shine on one of the biggest stages around.  Year after year, players take advantage of the platform in a big way and 2020 6’4 Austin Locklear has done just that this fall. Locklear, a rising senior at Cape Fear Christian, participated in two NC Phenom 150 camps this fall so far and has attracted the eyes of many with his play. At the Phenom 150...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 9

Team 9 Coach: Ryan Bernardi   #6: 5’9 ’23 Montraivis White (Gray Collegiate) Starting things off, we look at a player that was simply incredible, especially for his age and size, Montraivis White. He’s a smart, lightning quick point guard prospect with vision, a tight handle, and the ability to pile on points from all three levels. White is very crafty with the ball in his hands, able to...

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Is Cam Thomas the Best Pure Scorer in High School Basketball?! Many Say Yes…

There is no doubt about it, Cam Thomas is an elite bucket getter. In our humble opinion, as we have stated before, we believe Thomas is the best pure-bucket getter in the country. Hall of Fame Oak Hill Head Coach Steve Smith stated, “Nothing he does on the offensive end of the floor ever surprises me.” Smith went on to tell D1 Circuit, “He is one of the most locked-in players I have seen in high...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Jordan Washington   #5: 5’9 ’23 Matty Foor (Summerville) Starting things off, we look at a player that already showcases an advanced skillset and two-way approach, Matty Foor. He’s a young, wiry point guard prospect with tremendous IQ, unselfishness, and the ability to reliably create for himself and others. Foor is crafty and displays sharp vision with the ball in his hands,...

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Get familiar with the name: 2021 6’9 Keeyan Itejere (Grace Christian School)

When watching so many players from the sidelines, some players clearly showcase their upside on the court that should attract college coaches from all around.  At times though, it may take a little time for some to develop their overall game but they are clearly oozing with potential. One prospect to really keep an eye on this year is 2021 6’9 Keeyan Itejere from Grace Christian.  He has gone...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Yusef English   #4: 5’9 ’22 Edward “Brice” Cohen (Blythewood) Starting things off, we look at a player that proved to be an excellent two-way floor general throughout camp, Edward “Brice” Cohen. He’s an extremely smart, unselfish point guard prospect with a very well-rounded approach on both ends of the floor. Cohen is a knockdown perimeter shooter, both from midrange and...

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Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#2 4’11 2023 Jaden Dodd: Eastern Guildford High School Dodd was able to affect all facets of the game, he’s a guard prospect with IQ and the ability to apply constant pressure on both ends of the floor.  Even with Dodd being on the smaller side he was still able to finish in the lane amongst the trees and showcased reliable shooting stroke from midrange and well beyond three-point territory. His...

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2020’s you Need to Know #NCPhenom150 Session 2

It’s that time of year, recruiting is at a high. Colleges are trying to round out their rosters with 2020 guys and players are narrowing their lists and choosing schools. Let’s take a look at some players who college coaches should add to their boards from Session 2 of NC Phenom 150 Exposure Camp. 6’4″ Austin Locklear Cape Fear Christian (Erwin, NC) Locklear has proven to...

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Phenom College Basketball Talk: UNC roster breakdown

Love it or hate it, you’re going to respect it. This is what UNC basketball is, a program that many love and some hate, however, there is no way you can look through their body of work and not respect what they have done. This year’s team lost a lot, with Coby White and Cam Johnson getting drafted in the lottery, Nas Little being drafted in the first round and Luke Maye on the Milwaukee...

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Afternoon Standouts at NC Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#9- Kadyn Dawkins- Though undersized, Dawkins has been nothing short of incredible during his time at camp. He’s so sharp and decisive with the ball in his hands, able to manipulate the opposing defense at a nonstop rate through both passing and scoring. Dawkins is an intelligent leader by example with exceptional vision and craftiness. He also defends extremely well, especially for his size,...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from the NC Phenom 150 Session II (Part III)

For the second weekend in a row, Phenom Hoop Report headed to Proehlific Park to check out the talent from around the state of North Carolina and it may have been the best group of talent we have had in one 150 camp. The talent was absolutely everywhere and at all ages but here are just a few names that really stood out to our scouts on Sunday. — 2024 Darnerian Gibson One of the younger...

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Early Standouts at Phenom 150 Camp Session II

#37- Brock Bowen- There are a lot of impressive shooters in the building, but Bowen is clearly on another level as a spot-up threat. He was undeniably impressive and showed flashes of being unstoppable in his first showing of the day, knocking down six-of-seven from beyond the arc and completely disregarding any amount of defensive pressure. He could be poised for a very productive upcoming...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from the NC Phenom 150 Session II (Part II)

For the second weekend in a row, Phenom Hoop Report headed to Proehlific Park to check out the talent from around the state of North Carolina and it may have been the best group of talent we have had in one 150 camp. The talent was absolutely everywhere and at all ages but here are just a few names that really stood out to our scouts on Sunday. — 2022 6’6 Elijah Gray Gray continues to...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from the NC Phenom 150 Session II (Part I)

For the second weekend in a row, Phenom Hoop Report headed to Proehlific Park to check out the talent from around the state of North Carolina and it may have been the best group of talent we have had in one 150 camp. Talent was absolutely everywhere and at all ages but here are just a few names that really stood out to our scouts on Sunday. — 2023 6’5 Wesley Tubbs Tubbs is going to be...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Mason Padgett   #3: 5’8 ’23 Derrick Barksdale (York Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player that is pretty advanced and polished for his age, Derrick Barksdale. He’s a smart, slightly undersized point guard prospect with excellent perimeter shooting and the ability to overwhelm his assignment on both ends of the floor. Barksdale is quick and gets downhill with ease,...

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South Carolina Phenom Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Elliott Pope   #10: 5’10 ’21 AJ Thompson (Northwestern) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to hurt opponents in a variety of different ways, AJ Thompson. He’s a smart, quick-twitch point guard prospect with an excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Thompson is able to effortlessly get by his man and apply nonstop penetration...

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Rewind the Tape: Roselle Catholic vs. Archbishop Stepinac (#NEFallInvite)

There is nothing like rewinding the tape and looking at some of the premier talents around the country.  That is why we took a look at the Roselle Catholic vs. Archbishop Stepinac game that took place this past weekend in the #NEFallInvite event. Loaded with high-major talent and commits already, here are some of our thoughts from what we saw from the game. — 2020 G C.J. Wilcher (Xavier...

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