South Carolina Phenom 150 Evaluations
Coach: Nick Isabella
#58: 5’6 ’22 Greg Campbell (Mauldin, SC)
Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased a solid skillset for his age, Greg Campbell. He’s a young guard prospect with the ability to toggle between playing on and off-ball on offense. Campbell can shoot the ball pretty well from midrange and three-point territory, both off the bounce and catch. He can handle the ball whenever necessary and approaches the game with a team-first mentality. Next in his development process is working on the use of his off-hand and moving without the ball, as it would make him a more dangerous offensive threat. Coach Isabella on Campbell: “Greg is a solid shooter from three-point range. He works hard on both sides of the ball. He needs to continue to add strength. Greg can handle the ball and play decent defense. He’s unselfish and willing to make the hustle plays whenever possible.” Campbell made a solid two-way impact during his time at camp and should look to build off it going forward.
#71: 5’9 ’21 Jackson Fewster (Fort Mill, SC)
Next, we look at a player that actively looks to get everyone involved with his unselfish approach to the game, Jackson Fewster. He’s a point guard with a fairly well-rounded skillset, able to handle the ball, shoot from midrange, and defend his position. Fewster plays very hard on both sides of the floor and consistently pursues the ball in transition. He knows how to play within his role, never forcing the action and only looking to take smart shots. Next in his development process is continuing to add strength, as it would allow him to get by opponents with less resistance. Coach Isabella on Fewster: “Jackson is a solid point guard. He showed leadership qualities during camp, getting teammates involved whenever possible. Jackson moved the ball in transition and competed hard throughout camp. He made contributions on both sides of the ball for our team.” Fewster plays with the right mindset and will only continue to improve over time; it’ll be interesting to see how quickly he develops during the next few years.
#83:5’11 ’21 Adam Pearce (Greenville, SC)
Moving onto a player that caused a lot of havoc on both ends of the floor during camp, Adam Pearce. He’s a guard prospect that knows how to make plays, especially on offense, with his ability to create off the dribble. Pearce is scrappy and displays a quality motor, looking to force turnovers whenever possible. He understands how to take advantage of open looks while also feeding the hot hand; his passing and pull-up jumper were his two best assets throughout the day. Next in his development process is working on his ability to move without the ball and penetrate to the paint, as it would make him a more complete prospect. Coach Isabella on Pearce: “Adam is a well-rounded point guard with nice vision and a solid feel for the game. He handles the ball nicely and showed signs of a steady jumper. Adam was very coachable throughout camp and had a great attitude.” Pearce showcased a nice two-way presence throughout camp and should have a strong upcoming sophomore season.
#91: 5’11 ’20 Tyrell Bing (Columbia, SC)
Continuing onto a player that highlighted his athleticism and ability to get to the rim whenever he desired, Tyrell Bing. He’s an off-guard with great quickness, frequently blowing by defenders and making plays within the paint. Bing displayed strong vision and made an abundance of nice passes to teammates, especially in transition. He finished a majority of his attempts at the rim and absorbed contact quite well on penetration opportunities. Bing is a strong on and off-ball defender with the ability to force turnovers through intercepting passing lanes. Next in his development process is working on his consistency from three-point range, as it would make him an even better offensive threat. Coach Isabella on Bing: “Tyrell is an athletic player that gets to the hoop with ease. He showed flashes of quality two-way basketball during his time at camp. Tyrell was coachable and brought an unselfish approach to the game. I would like to see more of a killer instinct in him.” Bing knows how to make his presence felt on both sides of the ball, which should make him a quality candidate to have a breakout upcoming season.
#101: 6’1 ’21 Bailey Wiseman (Charleston, SC)
Next, we look at a player that controlled the action on both sides of the ball throughout camp, Bailey Wiseman. He’s a point guard with an incredibly innate feel for the game, able to create for himself and others with no issue. Offensively, Wiseman is an efficient three-level scorer with phenomenal vision, making him extremely difficult for opponents to contain. He has virtually no flaws on the offensive end, given his IQ and all-around skillset. Wiseman was the best creator on display, and received the Mr. Playmaker award as a result. He knows how to force turnovers in abundance and then immediately pushes the break in transition. Next in his development process is continuing to work on his ability to defend at a high level, as it would make Wiseman a dominant two-way prospect. Coach Isabella on Wiseman: “Bailey is a very skilled point guard with a very high IQ. He makes teammates better and gets downhill very easily. Bailey has the ability to shoot off the dribble or off the catch. He’s quite crafty and possesses a high ceiling.” Wiseman has a lot of leadership qualities and should be a breakout candidate for this upcoming season; Division I programs should begin to take notice.
#110: 6’1 ’22 Sully Smith (Charleston, SC)
Moving onto a player that exudes energy and displays an excellent motor on the court, Sully Smith. He’s a wing prospect with nice length and a strong-bodied frame, which he utilizes to absorb contact and finish around the basket. Smith knocked down open jumpers throughout camp and was able to make the extra pass whenever possible. He showcased a pretty nice feel for the game and made multiple plays in transition. Smith defended on and off-ball fairly well in each of his showings while never gambling for steals. Next in his development process is to improve as a ball-handler and overall creator, as it would make him a more useful offensive threat. Coach Isabella on Smith: “Sully was a workhorse throughout camp and showed the ability to force a few turnovers. He ran the floor in transition and displayed flashes of a solid basketball IQ. Sully was very coachable all day long.” It’ll be interesting to see how Smith builds off his strong camp performance going forward.
#116: 6’2 ’22 Keyon Adams (Bennettsville, SC)
Continuing onto a player that showcased a lot of two-way skills during his time at camp, Keyon Adams. He’s a long, athletic wing prospect with a high motor and the ability to fill in the gaps on both ends of the floor. Offensively, Adams shot the ball extremely well from midrange and beyond the arc, making him a great spot-up option. He gets to his spots well in transition and has a variety of scoring capabilities. Adams plays positional defense, both on and off-ball, and can force turnovers at a decent rate. Next in his development process is improving as a ball-handler and passer, as it would open up a lot of opportunities on offense. Coach Isabella on Adams: “Keyon is a very solid rebounder and great all-around shooter. He made a huge impact on both sides of the ball and played hard throughout camp. Keyon was very coachable and should continue to define his quality scoring ability.” Adams is young and should have a promising freshman season, given his ability to consistently make plays on both sides of the ball.
#129: 6’4 ’21 Collin Briscoe (Charleston, SC)
Next, we look at a player that showcased a ton of toughness during his play at camp, Collin Briscoe. He’s a forward prospect with a great frame and motor; he approaches the game with a team-first mentality and plays unselfishly at all times. Briscoe rebounds the ball really well on both sides of the ball, pushing the break on one end and scoring a solid amount of second-chance points on the other. He showed flashes of a solid midrange jumper and could continue to expand his range out to the three-point arc. Next in his development process is improving as a ball-handler, as it would allow him to create scoring opportunities for himself with less issue. Coach Isabella on Briscoe: “Collin is a tough kid that was a willing teammate throughout camp, looking to make the extra pass, make the hustle plays, and rebounds the ball whenever possible. He was very coachable and knows how to contribute on both ends of the floor.” Briscoe could continue expanding his skillset, which could be problematic for opponents. We’ll be watching to see how his sophomore season unfolds.
#138: 6’5 ’22 Dane Coltrane (Harmony, NC)
Moving onto a player that made a massive impact on the defensive end of the floor, Dane Coltrane. He’s a young forward prospect with nice length, which he’s able to utilize on both sides of the ball. Offensively, Coltrane showcased the ability to finish around the basket, especially on rebounds and dump-off passes. He doesn’t force the action, but could continue to build a low-post game in order to apply pressure as scorer. Defensively, he alters an abundance of shots and rebounds the ball quite well. Next in his development process is to expand his perimeter skills and add strength, as it would make him a much more intriguing long-term prospect. Coach Isabella on Coltrane: “Dane is a tough kid that enjoys playing, and it shows through his motor. He’s a very good listener with the ability to carry out the coaches orders. Dane has upside once he gains foot speed.” Coltrane will be one to keep an eye on going forward, as he is just entering his first year in high school.
#147:6’7 ’19 Nate Dunlop (Graniteville, SC)
Finishing up with a player that was simply phenomenal in every single facet of the game, Nate Dunlop. He’s a combo-forward with the ability to absolutely annihilate opposing teams with his incredible feel for the game. At camp, Dunlop displayed the ability to score in every possible way and did so with lights-out efficiency. He shot the ball extremely well from all three levels while consistently mixing up his approach on a play-to-play basis. Dunlop is so crafty and deceptive; nobody in the gym was able to contain him as a creator or scorer. The brilliant part about his unstoppable showing at camp was his unselfishness and willingness to make the smart play at all times. Dunlop was the best rebounder in the building and arguably the best athlete, throwing down multiple impressive dunks throughout the day. Next in his development process is continuing to approach the game in an aggressive manner, because he looks remarkable as the go-to guy. Coach Isabella on Dunlop: “Nate has great size and feel for the game. He’s an awesome team player that loves playing the game. He has natural ability to score from anywhere on the floor. Nate is definitely a player to keep an eye on as he adds strength to his frame and increases his foot speed.” Dunlop won the camp MVP and blew the competition out of the water in the process. He is a definite prospect for Division I programs to keep an eye on, given his ability to improve and contribute at a high level right now.