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Clemson has local top young guard on their radar

2021 6’1 Jacobi Wright (Fort Mill Hs) has been making serious noise over the last year, first as a freshman averaging 15 ppg with York Prep, and on the EYBL circuit with Team CP3.   Rock Hill, South Carolina–  Wright is widely considered the top point guard in the class of 2021 for the state of South Carolina, he is both a playmaker and capable scorer. Wright is at his best with the ball...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 12

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 12 Coach: Jimmy Duncan   #14: 5’10 ’21 Phillip Mickles (Lancaster, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that is simply wired to score and make plays, Phillip Mickles. He’s a strong-bodied guard prospect with an excellent motor and team-first approach to the game. Offensively, Mickles is typically slotted off-ball, where he’s great at moving and...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 11

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 11 Coach: Latrose Brace   #13: 5’10 ’23 Chrisean Oree (West Columbia, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has already showcased an abundance of translatable skills at quite a young age, Chrisean Oree. He’s a combo-guard with quickness and a terrific feel for the game. Offensively, Oree is an effective scorer at all three levels, but really...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 5

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 5 Coach: Derrick Richards   #6: 5’9 ’21 Jalon Robertson (Greenville, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brings an unselfish, team-first approach to both sides of the ball, Jalon Robertson. He’s a scrappy point guard prospect with solid ball-handling skills and the ability to create off the bounce. Robertson has a sturdy frame for his height...

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 4

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 4 Coach: Kenneth Hunter   #4: 5’9 ’21 AJ Thompson (Rock Hill, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player with a lot of craftiness and natural ability to run a team, AJ Thompson. He’s a sharp-minded point guard with an excellent IQ and overall feel for the game, which allows him to frequently manipulate opposing defenses and make plays within the arc....

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South Carolina Top 80: Evaluation Team 3

South Carolina Top 80 Evaluations   Team 3 Coach: Christian Savage   #8: 5’9 ’20 Marquavious Allen (Blythewood, SC) Starting things off, we look at a player with a pretty intriguing skillset and approach to the game, Marquavious Allen. He’s a point guard prospect with quickness and the ability to consistently involve his teammates. Offensively, Allen was able to effectively get by opponents and...

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South Carolina Top 80 — 2021 Player Quick Hitters

5’9” Jalon Robertson of Greenville Tech Charter HS (Greenville) – Confident ball handler. Natural leader. Showed deep range and a quick release. 5’9” Omazeon Tinsley of Lancaster HS (Lancaster) – Leader. Tough handle. Confidence. Showed some flash, but remained controlled. Range. Touched the paint. 5’11” Jalen Breazeale of Greenville Tech Charter HS (Mauldin) – Natural point guard. Creates...

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Jamie’s List of 5 (+2): SEVEN (7) More Standouts from the South Carolina Top 80

6’6” 2020 Dillon Jones Keenan High School (Columbia, SC) Jones is such a unique prospect. He has the handle and the vision to initiate offense and make plays. He also has the strength and tenacity as an excellent rebounder, both in and out of his area. He scored the ball well, both on the block and from the wing. Already carrying offers from USC-Upstate, Presbyterian, SC State and College of...

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SC Top 80 Raises $2100 for Hurricane Florence Relief Fund

In the wake of the disaster that Hurricane Florence left behind in the Carolinas. Phenom Hoop Report has partnered with the Americares Foundation for this worthy cause. Using the 4th Annual SC Top 80 as an eventual platform, Phenom Hoop Report used the gate receipts and donations. $2100.00 was raised from the SC Top 80 and a total of $2875.00 has been raised thus far. Our goal is to raise...

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SC Top 80 Award Winners

The 4th Annual SC Top 80 took place at the beautiful gymnasium of Lexington High School. To put it simply, the state of South Carolina has a deep and loaded list of collegiate level prospects. Known for being a “football” state, the state of South Carolina is quickly changing its reputation and  becoming a hotbed for talent. The 4th Annual SC Top 80 showcased the top players in the...

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South Carolina Top 80 Recaps — 2019 Quick Hitters

CLICK HERE to Watch Archived Full Game Video via Baller TV 6’ Mason Carver (Lexington HS) – Played downhill on both ends of the floor. Defended the point of attack very well, very tough. Got to the rim regularly. 6’ Isaiah Archie (Oceanside Collegiate) – Quick on quick lead guard. Really played aggressively but with a great pace. Scored and distributed well and defended the point of attack with...

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Jamie’s List of 5: 4th Annual South Carolina Top 80

The 4th Annual South Carolina Top 80 went off without a hitch. In fact, the talent level there was as good as any Top 80 we have had. The high level, known, players came out and set the tone, but it was the depth of players that really opened eyes. With over 35 college coaches in the stands watching, the players went all out from the skills and drills into the games. With so many standouts it...

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John Butler Jr. is a Truly Unique Talent

Ask anyone around the state and they will tell you that John Butler Jr. is next up. If the recent run of talent tells you anything, coming from the state of South Carolina, that means something. Recently, South Carolina has produced some major talent. Especially the top player in each class, has been considered among the top prospects in the country. The likes of Sindarius Thornwell and LJ Peak,...

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