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Name to Remember: 2027 Drew Neve

Drew Neve Twitter: @DrewNeve_11, Instagram – @drewneve11Height: 6’5, 180Class of 2027Jesse C. Carson High School, NC Neve is a gritty, tough blue-collar stud who is a lethal triple threat. Drew loves doing that dirty work with a high IQ and intense natural ability to make magic doing all the little things. With his nice size, he can stretch the floor as he delivers that rainmaker...

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Kevin’s Names to Know: 6.21.24

Aidan Larson @aidanlarson07 Height: 6’3, 170Class of 2025School: Huntley High School, IL Larson is a dynamic athlete who brings high energy and hustle that impacts the game in a variety of ways. Aidan is an elite three-level scorer with a high motor who hustles for rebounds, steals, and loves to pass. As Coach Phil says, I am a 20-point scorer who does not need to score 20 points to be...

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Triangle Area Sophomores to Watch at Phenom HS Team Camp Session 2

6’5″ 2027 Jordan Page (Broughton) Page comes into this weekend as one of the most highly touted prospects in the country. He’s fresh off a top-10 ranking in the country from ESPN, a highly productive spring for Garner Road on the 3SSB circuit, and an appearance to USA Basketball U16 Trials. He’s one of the best athletes in the country as he’s extremely explosive,...

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Huss Grouping Making a Lasting Impression

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. Hunter Huss was easily one of the most surprising teams in attendance....

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Can Davidson Day Win Back-to-Back Titles?

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. Davidson Day easily stood out as one of the more notable teams on...

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Clover’s Backcourt Pairing Showing Next-Level Ability

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. Given their competitiveness year after year, it should come as no...

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Why 2025 6’8 Kareem Stagg should be a priority for many schools

Player: Kareem StaggClass: 2025Height: 6’8 Offers: Michigan, Wake Forest, Oklahoma State, Charleston, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Providence, VCU, Maryland, Texas A&M, Saint Louis, Radford Getting an updated view of 2025 6’8 Kareem Stagg at the NBPA Top 100, he reminded us at Phenom Hoops why he is one that schools should be looking at more and making a priority. Stagg is an interesting...

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2025 6’8 London Jemison Offers So Much on the Court

Premier talents were on the court down in Orlando (FL) for the NBPA Top 100 camp, and we were eager to see many of the players in action. Several players grabbed our attention and one of them was 2025 6’8 London Jemison, as he offers so much on the court for his team. Jemison is one that we have spoken to in the past, and here is how he would describe his game: “I would describe my game as a...

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Queen’s Grant Building a Championship-Level Roster

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. Despite their roster being formed in a short period of time, it’s clear...

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Phenom Team Camp: Five Players Worthy of an Uptick in Recruitment

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. This article will take a closer look at five prospects who are...

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South Meck’s Junior Duo Making Noise

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. Several teams stood out across the weekend, which certainly includes...

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Cooper’s Notes: Phenom HS Team Camp Session 1

6’7″ 2027 Josh Leonard (Wilson) Leonard was one of the most nationally revered prospects in attendance and he did not disappoint. It’s so easy to like what he brings to the table as a prospect given his size, athleticism, and growing skillset. This weekend, he displayed an elite ability to attack closeouts, create for himself against mismatches, and dominate the defensive end....

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Greer’s Guard Trio Turning Heads

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. After playing (and winning) two games on Friday, it was clear that...

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Bendel’s Best: Phenom Hoops Team Camp

The past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Team Camp in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Between the individual talent, collection of teams, and overall competition, there were a lot of meaningful takeaways. College coaches were in attendance from start to finish, and several players made lasting impressions with their play. Although there were several standouts, this article will take a closer...

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Friday Standouts at Phenom High School Team Camp

6’2 ’25 Kaleb Evans (Lexington) Despite some ups and downs as a team, Evans shined as the clear, undisputed leader of this group. His ability to run a team while consistently generating (and converting) shots from all levels makes him a difficult matchup for opponents. Evans came out and hit several three-pointers off the bounce before altering his approach and attacking the basket with...

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Notables from NC State Team Camp (Part 1)

6’7″ 2026 Jayvon Rampersant (Berkmar) Rampersant impressed with his physical tools and understanding of his role. He’s a legit 6’7″ with fluidity, coordination, and explosiveness. Those physical tools, combined with his touch around the rim and flashes of ball skills make him an incredibly enticing long term prospect. He understands how to impact the game with his...

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Kevin’s Players to Know: 6.14.24

By: Kevin Moses Donovan Brown Twitter: @donovanb693Height: 5’9, 145 lbsClass of 2025 School: Herbert Hoover High School, WV Brown is a dynamic three-point killer with unlimited range. Once he crosses half-court, it is in his range. Even if well defended he is a bucket waiting to happen. But Donovan is anything but one-dimensional, as he is electric off the bounce with blowby speed and a fierce...

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Rising Star: 2027 CP Perry

By: Kevin Moses CP Perry @CPPerry1, Instagram – cp_perry_04 Height: 6’0, 155 Class of 2027 Perry is a dynamic athlete that is electric off the bounce with the crafty ability to get into the seams to create for himself or his teammates. CP plays at a very fast pace and impacts the game in all ways. CP can score whenever he wants from pretty much anywhere. A fierce rebounder for his size. CP...

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Team Takeover Keels Continues to Dominate

Evaluating middle-school prospects is an incredibly challenging process. On one hand, the talent gap between an elite player and his peers is larger than that of any other stage within their development. However, the difficulties come into play upon realizing how many variables are involved when projecting an individual’s long-term ceiling. Physical growth obviously matters more than the vast...

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Lady Standouts at US Open Basketball Championships

2032 Jadah Townsend (Team Ego) Despite being the smallest and youngest player listed, it doesn’t take long to recognize the ability Townsend possesses. She’s an intelligent point guard with quickness, vision, and a tight handle.  Townsend effectively breaks down defenders and makes plays off the dribble, both for herself and others. She does a great job of making the right read and...

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Why is Israel Eatman Not Receiving More Attention?

Each travel ball season, there are several prospects who elevate their play and eventually emerge as overlooked or under-recruited. Given college coaches’ increased emphasis on the transfer portal and acquiring more experienced players, it’s clearly been more difficult for most high school prospects to get noticed. That being said, recruiting appears to be gradually trending back to some sense...

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Lucas Taylor Commits to Syracuse

On Tuesday evening, Lucas Taylor announced his commitment to Syracuse University. The Raleigh native spent two years at Wake Forest and one season at Georgia State before ultimately choosing the Orange over TCU and Florida State. So, what is Taylor’s outlook and what does he expect to bring to the table? First, let’s take a closer look at his identity as a player and path up to this point....

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Phenom Player Profile: 2027 Andrew Rogers

Player: Andrew RogersClass: 2027Height: 6’6School: DudleyAAU: CP3 DLee Freshman Season Stats: 6.8ppg, 6.6rpg at Dudley High School We are in the thick of things here at Phenom Hoops and summer ball, as we are getting our eyes on more players around the area.  One player that we watched this past high school season was 2027 Andrew Rogers at Dudley, and he was back on the court with Phenom...

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Blossoming Young Prospects Worth Noting

6’5 ’26 Trevor Manhertz (WCBA) There are several promising pieces on this roster, including Manhertz, who is beginning to tap into his long-term upside. He’s always been a notable shooting threat, but it’s clear that his game continues to expand. Manhertz has gotten taller while maintaining his elite spot-up ability and understanding of how to make an impact with or without the ball in his...

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DB Elite-Rolesville Duo Continues to Deliver

This past weekend, Phenom Hoops hosted our annual Summer Showcase at Rise Indoor Sports. The two-day stretch featured a healthy variety of talent from all age groups and allowed players one more opportunity to compete prior to rejoining their high school teams during the NCHSAA/NCISAA Live Periods in June. Although there were several notable performers, the DB Elite pairing of AJ Roberts and...

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Kevin’s Players to Know: 5.31.24

By: Kevin Moses Ashton Williams Twitter: @AshtonWi11iamsHeight: 6”3, 178 Class of 2025School: Worth County High School, GA Williams is an electric athlete who is a lethal three-point sniper with unlimited range. Explosive off the bounce with sick handles and a ton of athletic crafty moves that allow him to score at will. Ashton is an electrifying 3-level scorer, a jaw-dropping passer, mixes up...

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Let’s Not Forget: Prospects in the NC Class of 2026 that should be targets (Part 1)

2026 6’7 Josiah Sanders (Berean Baptist) Sanders is one that I believe should be a hot target for several programs but might not get the attention he deserves (as of yet). You can’t deny the intrigue with a prospect at his size (6’7) and his versatile skillset. He is comfortable in operating from multiple levels, whether it is helping run the offense, playing off the ball, or using his size to...

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Lady Standouts at Phenom Memorial Day Classic

5’10 ’25 Justice Zimmerman (Carolina All-Stars) There are certain players who stand out as natural leaders, and Zimmerman is certainly applicable to this notion. She’s a strong, high-motor wing/forward who does everything on the court. Zimmerman communicates at all times, willingly makes hustle plays, and fills in the gaps whenever necessary. She finishes around the basket and hits shots along...

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Player Standouts at Phenom Memorial Day Classic (2028)

6’1 Jaleel Smith (Carolina Wolfpack) Given everything he’s already done at the varsity level, it should come as no surprise to see Smith listed here. He played with the Carolina Wolfpack and looked utterly dominant throughout the weekend. Smith is already a very advanced player with the IQ, skillset, and natural instincts to cause a ton of problems for the opposition. He scored however and...

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2027 Khanye Moss (Mater Lakes Academy) should start earning attention

Player: Khanye MossClass: 2027Height: 5’10School: Mater Lakes AcademyAAU: SOH Elite With the amount of coverage and national media outlets covering travel basketball this summer, there are plenty of prospects that you have already heard about and are well-known in the Class of 2025 and Class of 2026.  This is why we are starting our trend and diving more into finding some of the rising...

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