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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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2019 Blue Ridge School ‘Fall Shootout’ (10/12/19) Standouts

Colleges in Attendance: Davis & Elkins College and Bridgewater College     While St. George, VA tends to have a calm, hushed vibe surrounding its community for the majority of its days, one can expect to see activity pick up whenever the Blue Ridge School men’s varsity basketball program hosts an event. Having covered their showcases on three different occasions in the last year,...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament 2022

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2022 7′0″ 113 Patrick Wessler Matthews NC David W. Butler 2022 6’5″ 91 Elijah Gray Charlotte NC Carmel Christian High School 2022 6′3″ 74 Kris Mickens Clemmons NC West Forsyth High School 2022 6′3″ 72 Drew Watkins Kernersville NC Northwest Guilford High School 2022 5′11″ 22 Isaiah Tate Kings Mountain NC Kings Mountain High School  ...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Award Winners

To say the talent level at Session 2 of the NC Phenom 150 was off the charts would be a gross understatement. As Phenom scout Kevin Dawkins stated, “The talent at the NC Phenom 150 Session 2 had the feel of the NC Top 80.” There was so much talent in the gym and today we will take a look at the players who took home the hardware.   7’0 2022 Patrick Wessler (Butler High...

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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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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament Team 2021

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2021 6′2″ 65 Javonte Waverly Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 2021 6′3″ 77 Justin Taylor Charlotte NC Carmel Christian High School 2021 6′5″ 103 Isaiah Ray Greensboro NC The Burlington School 2021 5′11″ 24 John Nepa Wake Forest NC North Raleigh Christian Academy 2021 6′9″ 111 Kuluel Mading High Point NC The Burlington School   2020 All...

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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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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 All Tournament Team 2020

Class Height No. Name City State High School 2020 6′7″ 109 Trey Pittman Wilson NC Greenfield School 2020 6′4″ 89 Austin Locklear Rowland NC Cape Fear Christian Academy 2020 6′3″ 78 Jackeem Herbin Burlington NC The Burlington School 2020 6′2″ 66 Alton G Hickman Ill Fayetteville NC Northwood Temple 2020 6′4″ 90 Kalib Mathews Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 2020 6′2″ 55 Christopher Beam Winston...

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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Scoring Leaders (Top 75)

Below is the scoring leaders from the NC Phenom 150 Session 2.  This is based upon two full games from camp. Class Height No. Name City State High School Avg. 2021 6′2″ 65 Javonte Waverly Henderson NC Henderson Collegiate 21.5 2020 6′7″ 109 Trey Pittman Wilson NC Greenfield School 21 2022 7′0″ 113 Patrick Wessler Matthews NC David W. Butler 20 2021 6′3″ 77 Justin Taylor Charlotte NC Carmel...

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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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#NCPhenom150 Session Two: Miles Magical Five (Early Slate)

#112 6’11 2021 Cooper Land: Middle Creek High School Having had the opportunity to watch Land in multiple settings over the course of the last year and a half, seeing his progression up close was really good to see. He’s starting to figure out how to translate his size into consistent productivity while never forcing the issue on either end of the court. He has nice timing and anticipation on...

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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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NC Phenom 150 Session 2 Roster

Name Class of City State High School Height Aaron Oates 2021 Jacksonville NC Northside Highschool 6′5″ Akhiris Holden 2021 Henderson North Carolina NC Henderson Collegiate High School 6′4″ Alton G Hickman Ill 2020 Fayetteville NC Terry Sanford High School 6′2″ AMEIL MALONE 2021 Raleigh NC Broughton High 6′4″ Austin Locklear 2020 Rowland NC Cape Fear Christian Academy 6′4″ Avante Matthews 2020...

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2019 Phenom Hoops High School Open Gym Tour: J.R. Tucker HS

Twitter: @JRT_Hoops   J.R. Tucker High School (Henrico, VA) Classification: Virginia High School League (VHSL) Class 5, Region B     This past 2018-19 high school hoops season on the public school side saw plenty of action throughout the Virginia High School League (VHSL) classification. In the eyes of mine and others, some of the best competition emerged out of the Class 5,...

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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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Phenom Open Gym Tour: UNC-Greensboro

It is no secret, UNC-Greensboro is in the midst of an unbelievable run, a run that has seen them go 80-22 over the past 3 years (44-10 in SoCon play) and reach two NIT tournaments and one NCAA tournament. In fact, last season UNC-Greensboro finished 28-6 and was the last team out of the NCAA tournament. Crushing news at the time, but locker room clippings for now. UNC-Greensboro has quickly...

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#PhenomOpenGymTour: North Rowan High School

North Rowan is looking to make another deep run in the NCHSAA 1A playoffs and they have a bevy of young talent despite losing a handful of valuable seniors from last years team. Let’s take a look at some of the guys looking to lead the charge this season! 6’9 2022 Brandon White White has a legitimate shot to be a high major prospect. At 6’9 White tries to rip the rim off the...

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2019 Phenom Hoops High School Open Gym Tour: Huguenot HS

Twitter: @Huguenot_Hoops Instagram: @huguenot_hoops   Huguenot High School (Richmond, VA) Classification: Virginia High School League (VHSL) Class 4, Region B 2018-19 overall record: 12-13     Well, the October breeze has indeed started to pick up, indicating that this 2019-20 high school season is approaching closer and closer. Only a couple of weeks remain until teams start...

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