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TENNESSEE PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 8

Tennessee Jr. Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 8 Coach: DeVault   #3: 4’11 ’24 Carter Gilliam (Kingsport, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased an excellent motor during his time at camp, Carter Gilliam. He’s a guard prospect with nice quickness and a quality feel for his role, especially as an off-ball threat. Offensively, Gilliam made the biggest impact as a spot-up shooter,...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 7

Tennessee Jr. Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 7 Coach: Travis Mains   #2: 4’10 ’26 Griffin Head (Kingsport, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that has a solid all-around foundation, given his age and skillset, Griffin Head. He’s a wing prospect with a great attitude and unselfish approach to the game. Offensively, Head looked to knock down the open shot whenever possible and was willing...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 6

Tennessee Jr. Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 6 Coach: Senyo   #1:4’8 ’25 Zachary Dickey (Fairview, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought an excellent attitude and team-first approach to camp, Zachary Dickey. He’s a young point guard prospect with a nice motor and overall feel for the game. Offensively, Dickey applied pressure as a penetrator and consistently assisted to...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 5

Tennessee Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 5 Coach: Russell Biven   #33:5’10 ’21 Jalen Branton (Burnsville, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that brought an excellent attitude and team-first approach to camp, Jalen Branton. He’s a guard prospect with the ability to thrive when slotted off-ball. Branton displayed the ability to knock down shots from midrange and three-point territory...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 4

Tennessee Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 4 Coach: Shane Harper   #36: 5’11 ’21 Hamilton Campbell (Vansant, VA) Starting things off, we look at a player that truly displayed the ability to lead a team in dominant fashion, Hamilton Campbell. He’s a young point guard prospect with an incredibly innate sense for the game and understanding of how to consistently create scoring opportunities for...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 3

Tennessee Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 3 Coach: Zachary Crawford   #32: 5’10 ’20 Brody Hunley (Mount Carmel, TN) Starting things off, we look at a player that was able to make solid contributions on both sides of the ball, Brody Hunley. He’s a guard prospect with the ability to slide off-ball and make plays within the flow of the game. Offensively, Hunley knocked down shots from all three...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 2

Tennessee Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 2 Coach: Aaron Hogner   #24:5’8 ’22 Clint Lamb (Greeneville, TN) Starting off, we look at a player that brought a feisty approach to the game throughout camp, Clint Lamb. He’s a guard prospect with solid quickness and a great attitude, constantly motivating his teammates and doing whatever possible to give his team an edge. Offensively, Lamb does a solid...

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Tennessee Phenom 150: Evaluation Team 1

Tennessee Phenom 150 Evaluations   Team 1 Coach: Joe Cassell   #13:5’5 ’22 Caleb Senyo (Fletcher, NC) Starting things off, we look at a player that has a pretty sound understanding of the game, Caleb Senyo. He’s a young guard prospect with the ability to play on or off-ball and make an impact. Offensively, Senyo passed the ball well throughout camp and provided his team with a nice scoring mix...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Exposure Camp Recaps — 2019 Names to Know

6’1” Jalen Walker-Crawford Asheville Christian (Swannanoa, NC) Walker-Crawford’s game has come such a long way, even since July. He is a bonafide scoring guard, with the ability to handle the ball, get to all his spots and confidently rise up to knock down buckets. He is a strongly built, compact player who has good length and nice athleticism. Walker-Crawford is someone scholarship schools need...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Exposure Camp Recaps — 2020 Names to Know

6’10” Justus Shelton Mountain Heritage HS (Mars Hill, NC) We have been watching Shelton since he was in middle school and every viewing we have had he continues to get better. Shelton was an excellent rebounder here, showcasing the ability to rebound out of his area, especially on the offensive end. Shelton has great hands and also showed the ability to consistently knock down a jump hook over...

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TN Phenom 150; (9/15/18)

This past weekend, I attended my first Phenom Hoops event in Kingsport, Tennessee. Man, I had been looking forward to this one; I’ve been working as a scout/journalist in Virginia for the last several weeks since getting on board with the Phenom Hoop Report crew. When I noticed that one of our exposure camps, the Tennessee Phenom 150, was coming up soon on the calendar, I made sure to mark it...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Exposure Camp Recaps — 2021 Names to Know

6’8” Nate Brafford Tuscola HS (Waynesville, NC) No one at the high school level left more of an impression than Brafford. Standing 6’8”, was 6’3” at this time last year, Brafford showed guard skills. He pushed the break with a great handle and control and finished the play with a deft pass or controlled at the rim. He showed good length and timing on the defensive end and showed a competitive...

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Jamie’s List of 5: Tennessee Junior Phenom Exposure Camp Standouts

What a day at camp. The middle school version was exciting, with each team having numerous players to watch. The talent was so good, in fact, it was tough to narrow down only five to list here. In its fifteen years, Phenom camps have prided themselves on providing exposure to anyone, first come first served for anyone who wants to be seen. Year after year, players come from across the region to...

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Tennessee Phenom 150 Camp Award Winners

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Kingsport, Tennessee to host the 2nd Annual Tennessee Phenom Camp. The event is held at TNT Sportsplex and the campers came from a five state radius. The players embraced the 3-dribble rule and the games showcased tremendous teamwork and making the extra pass. Now, let’s take a closer look at our camp award winners.   MVP: No. 77 6’4 2020 Tyler...

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Tennessee Junioir Phenom Camp Award Winners

Phenom Hoop Report travelled to Kingsport, Tennessee to host the 2nd Annual Tennessee Phenom Camp. The event is held at TNT Sportsplex and the campers came from a five state radius. The players embraced the 3-dribble rule and the games showcased tremendous teamwork and making the extra pass. Now, let’s take a closer look at our camp award winners.   MVP: No. 78 6’4 2023 Brandon...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 9

Tennessee Phenom 150 Team Evaluation Saturday, September 16, 2017 TNT Sportsplex Kingsport, Tennessee Team 9 No. 9 5’8 ’20 Kegan Dodson (White County HS, Walling, TN) Keegan did an excellent job at running the team. He’s a pass first point guard that has good handles and excellent court vision. While Keegan didn’t take a lot of shots, he has good shooting mechanics and is able to catch and shoot...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 10

Tennessee Phenom 150 Team Evaluation Saturday, September 16, 2017 TNT Sportsplex Kingsport, Tennessee Team 10 (Coach Woods) No. 10 5’8 ’21 Cameron Warren (Lakeside HS, Augusta, GA) Only a freshman, Cameron displayed an advanced skill set for his age/grade. He was rock steady in all three camp games averaging 8.0 PPG. Cameron handles the ball extremely well and has excellent court vision and...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 8

Tennessee Phenom 150 Team Evaluation Saturday, September 16, 2017 TNT Sportsplex Kingsport, Tennessee Team 8 No. 9 5’8 ’21 Hamilton Campbell (George Wythe HS, Wytheville, VA Hamilton plays like a true point guard. He looks to get his teammates open and takes command of the game. Only a freshman, we were impressed with his overall poise and maturity of the game. He led by example. Hamilton was...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 6

No. 6 5’7 ’21 Nick Owens (Graham HS, Bluefield, VA) Nick was one of the top young players in camp. He averaged 12.3 PPG and also received a game MVP vote. He has an excellent understanding of the game and gives maximum effort. Coach Timmons stated, “Nick is a great scorer and is very crafty. He has a great first step and takes great shots.”  We were impressed with his poise and feel for the...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 7 (Joe Cassell)

Tennessee Phenom 150 Team Evaluation Saturday, September 16, 2017 TNT Sportsplex Kingsport, Tennessee Team 7 (Coach Joe Cassell) No.  7 5’7 ’21 Alex Rasnick (Union HS, Big Stone Gap, VA) What Alex lacks in size, he more than makes up for it in heart and hustle. Coach Joe Cassell stated it best, “Alex hustled the entire time he was on the floor. He took every opportunity to make his teammates...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camps Team 5 (John Good)

Tennessee Phenom Exposure Camp Team Recaps Team 5 – Coach John Good #5 5’7” 2021 Clint Lamb of Nolachuckey High School (Greenville, TN) Lamb came through camp with a great attitude and displayed good competitiveness. He is a solid shooter with understanding of footwork and rebounding. Lamb’s camp coach John Good stated, “Clint has good handles with nice court awareness. He did not allow the size...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 4 Player Recaps

Tennessee Phenom Exposure Camp Team Recaps Team 4 – Coach  #4 5’6” 2018 Amajiea Howard of Fundamental Prep (Greenville, SC) Howard showed great concept of team play throughout the event. He displayed a solid handle as well as the ability to touch the paint and find the open man. Howard’s camp coach stated, “Amajiea has solid handles and great court awareness. He is a very good passer and very...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 3 Player Recaps (Brian Looney)

Tennessee Phenom Exposure Camp Team Recaps Team 3 – Coach Brian Looney   #3 5’6” 2019 Anthony Foreman of Dobyns Bennett High School (Kingsport, TN) Foreman showed a great attitude throughout camp. He is a jet quick point guard with great ball handling skills and the ability to get into the paint often. Foreman’s camp coach Brian Looney stated, “Marae is a very good point guard with exceptional...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 1 Player Recaps (Mason Waters)

Tennessee Phenom Exposure Camp Team Recaps Team 1 – Coach Mason Waters #1 5’5” 2022 Andrew Knittel of Church Hill Middle School (Church Hill, TN) Knittell showed a lot of toughness and confidence throughout camp. He showed to be a true lead guard with an ability to both score or handle the ball. Knittell’s camp coach Mason Waters stated, “Andrew is only an 8th grader who made some nice passes...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — Team 2 Player Recaps (Sheldon Everett)

Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp Team Recaps Team 2 – Coach Sheldon Everett #2 5’5” 2023 Bradin Minton of Church Hill Middle School (Church Hill, TN) Minton came in with a full effort, very coachable mentality, despite being the youngest player in camp. He is a good passer displaying very good vision and court awareness. Minton’s camp coach Sheldon Everett stated, “Braiden is a good passer,...

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Event Roster (Alphabetical)

First Name Last Name City State School Class Ht. Jaden Alderson Kingsport TN Dobyns Bennett 2020 5’9 Paul Arrowood Gray TN David Crockett 2018 6’5 Drew Baker Bluefield VA Graham 2019 5’9 Micah Banks Greenville TN Greenville 2020 6’2 Dustin Bartley Kingsport TN 2019 6’2 Ethan Bradford Piney Flats TN East High School 2021 5’11 Nathan Brafford Waynesville NC...

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Tennessee Phenom Exposure Camp Scoring Leaders

Jersey First Name Last Name City State School Class Ht. Avg. 83 Grant Ledford Knoxville TN Grace Christian 2019 6’5 31.7 71 Ricky Council IV Durham NC Northern Durham 2020 6’4 23 54 Luke Burnett Walland TN Heritage 2020 6’2 22.7 17 Joshua Guilford McDonough GA Heritage 2019 5’10 20.7 22 Levert Smith Oak Ridge TN Oak Ridge 2018 5’10 17.7 18 Joseph Kesterson Oak Ridge...

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Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp — All Camp Teams

At the end of each game, each team coach selected game MVPs from the previous performance. At the end of the day we tallied each vote, from each game and put together the All Camp Teams. Each player on the 1st team got an MVP vote in all three of their games…Each player on the 2nd team got an MVP vote in two of their three games played. Tennessee Phenom 150 All Camp Team (First Team) Team...

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Early Feedback from Phenom’s Tennessee Exposure Camp

Feedback from the Event The exposure camps are a great thing for Phenom Hoops because it allows kids an incredible platform to be seen. With college coaches in the stands, multiple NCAA compliant scouts watching, and a heavy social media presence we make it very obvious to the kids and families they are getting seen. However, one of the most refreshing things, coming off an event is the feed...

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Name to Know: 6’4″ 2020 Ricky Council IV of Northern Durham (NC)

Name to Know 6’4” 2020 Ricky Council IV Northern Durham HS (NC) By Jamie Shaw If you have been around North Carolina basketball for any amount of time, you know the name Ricky Council. Ricky Council II was a standout at Northern Durham, in the 2014 class, who signed to Providence out of high school. Well Ricky II has a younger brother, Ricky Council IV who college coaches need to take immediate...

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