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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Glenn Bynum #24: 6’2 ’25 Viktor Alao (Moravian Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player who is rapidly trending upward, Viktor Alao. He’s a smart, highly unselfish point guard prospect with an excellent combination of poise, playmaking instincts, and three-level scoring prowess. Alao knows how to control the action while picking his spots and getting others involved. He...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Blan Hodges #7: 6’0 ’24 Armani Henderson (Bull City Prep) Starting things off, we look at a player who showcased a dynamic identity at camp, Armani Henderson. He’s an incredibly quick, heady guard prospect who thrives as a penetrator and overall transition threat. Henderson possesses a tight handle and sharp first step, which he utilizes to effortlessly break down opponents, touch...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Jared Grady #6: 5’11 ’25 Rodmik Allen (New Hanover) Starting things off, we look at a player who quietly stood out as one of the top floor generals on display, Rodmik Allen. He’s a smart, tough point guard prospect with excellent quickness and playmaking instincts. Allen scored the ball at a healthy rate from all levels but consistently looked to get downhill, touch the paint, and...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Travis Holcomb-Faye #5: 5’11 ’24 Makel Smith (Morehead) Starting things off, we look at a player who simply knows how to provide a steady, adaptable presence to a team, Makel Smith. He’s a smart, skilled floor general with nice balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Smith plays with pace and understands how to control the tempo with the ball in his hands. He creates...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Austin Collins Game Film: Team 3 vs Team 4Team 2 vs Team 4Team 1 vs Team 4NC Top 80 Semi-Final (1/4 vs 5/8) #13: 6’1 ’25 Johnniyus Sharpe (Reidsville) Starting things off, we look at a player who stood out as one of the most dynamic performers on display, Johnniyus Sharpe. He’s a smart, athletic guard prospect with quickness, toughness, and polish as a creator. Offensively, Sharpe...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: CB McGrath Game FIlm: Team 3 vs Team 4Team 1 vs Team 3Team 2 vs Team 3NC Top 80 Semi-Final (2v3 vs 6/8) #1: 5’9 ’25 Darnarian Gibson (Winston-Salem Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who consistently produced despite being the smallest camper in attendance, Darnarian Gibson. He’s a smart, skilled lead guard prospect with an understanding of how to get others...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Chris Kuhn Game Film:Team 1 vs Team 2Team 2 vs Team 4Team 2 vs Team 3NC Top 80 Semi-Final (2v3 vs 6/8) #2: 5’10 ’24 Isaiah Sanders (High Point Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who provided this team with a polished, balanced identity, Isaiah Sanders. He’s a smart, crafty guard prospect with an adaptable approach and the ability to produce from either backcourt...

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North Carolina Top 80 Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Tre Smith Game Film:Team 1 vs Team 2Team 1 vs Team 3Team 1 vs Team 4NC Top 80 Semi-Final (1/4 vs 5/8) #3: 5’11 ’25 Derek Ross Jr. (Jordan) Starting things off, we look at a player who is arguably the most dynamic floor general in the state, Derek Ross Jr. He’s a smart, unselfish point guard prospect with incredible quickness and open-floor speed. Ross utilizes his tight handle and...

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NC Top 80/ Soph 40/ Freshman 40 Game Film

Check out all the game links from the NC Top 80/ Sophomore 40/ Freshman 40. 11:00AM on court 1 | Team 1 vs Team 2https://you.pixellot.link/Z7kZ0KYzYDb 11:00AM on court 2 | Team 9 vs Team 10 (game starts at 10-minute mark)https://you.pixellot.link/RZEwaTYzYDb 11:00AM on court 3 | Team 3 vs Team 4https://you.pixellot.link/1wKVmfZzYDb 11:00AM on court 4 | Team 13 vs...

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Unsigned Seniors to Watch For More: NC Top 80

2024 6’5 Xavier Johnson (Fayetteville Academy): If there was a senior to watch out for more, Johnson would be one that I would highly look at this season. The 6’5 prospect continues to flourish as he is an athletic guard who simply knows how to score effectively from multiple levels, makes a presence on both ends, rebounds well for his position, and has a versatile skillset on the court. Look...

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Flying Under the Radar: Southern Guilford duo

Phenom Hoops is a platform that looks to give players an opportunity to achieve their dreams and recognize talent around the region.  Which is why I’m here today to bring you two players that should be garnering more attention, and that can help programs down the road. The Southern Guilford duo of 2024 6’5 Jamias Ferere and 2024 6’5 Jucqarie Love are two players that have proven themselves...

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Time to Wake Up: Players to Watch More of from NC Top 80

2025 Darnerian Gibson (WS Christian): Gibson had a very good showing and he should start earning more attention his way with his play. The 2025 point guard continues to answer the bell every time we see him, as he competes, plays hard, makes plays for himself, and does a great job in finding others as well as leading the charge. He is quick out in the open floor, can knock down shots with range,...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Top 80: Forwards/Centers (Class of 2025)

2025 Zymicah Wilkins (Christ School): Wilkins was one, if not the, best big at the camp and when you watch him, it is easy to see that he why and that he should be highly coveted by so many schools. The 6’8 forward brings such a tremendous feel and skill set to the table; whether it is his ability to bully and be demanding down in the paint, pull down rebounds consistently, or showcase how...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Top 80: Guards/Wings (Class of 2025)

2025 Derek Ross Jr. (Jordan): Watching Ross on the court, he was certainly in the running for Mr. Playmaker, as this guard just understands how to be that team-first type point guard but also can fill it up as well. His ability to push in transition, create and use his speed, and set up his teammates is fun to watch and there are programs that would love to have that today on the court. But he...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Top 80: Forwards/Centers (Class of 2024)

2024 Bobby Cannon (Forsyth Country Day): What a camp it was for Cannon, as he impressed me extremely with his mindset, his leadership, and the offensive showing he put on at the camp. Averaging 21 points per game, Cannon was operating from all levels as the 6’10 prospect and was an effective scorer throughout. With his length and ability to finish around the basket as well as step out, Cannon...

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Top Scorers from NC Top 80/ Sophomore 40/ Freshman 40

NC Top 80 Scorers – Class of 2024 20246′10″69Bobby CannonForsyth Country Day2120246′7″62Isaiah EvansNorth Mecklenburg1920246′5″47Isaiah WashingtonWinston-Salem Chistian16.520246′8″76Kaleb SpencerFirst Flight14.520246′4″38Felipe PatinoWinston-Salem Chistian14.520246′1″17Zion WalkerThe Burlington School1420246′4″40Jordan PattonJulius L. Chambers13.520246′8″72Tymaureon OutlawThe Burlington...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from NC Top 80: Guards/Wings (Class of 2024)

2024 Carson Daniel/ 2024 Chase Daniel (Central Cabarrus): The Daniel twins continue to flourish and showcase how big of a difference-maker they can be. They are proven winners, both understand how to run a team, they were incredible in creating and setting up teammates, and just understand how to be effective playmakers with the ball in their hands. 2024 John Campbell (Bishop McGuinness):...

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Top 80/ Sophomore 40/ Freshman 40 Award Winners

Check out all the award winners from this weekend at the NC Top 80/ NC Sophomore 40/ NC Freshman 40 camp NC Top 80 Award Winners: MVP: 2024 Isaiah EvansOffense: 2024 Bobby Cannon / 2025 Zymicah WilkinsDefense: 2024 Jordan PattonPlaymaker: 2024 Carson Daniel/ 2024 Chase DanielHustle: 2025 Johnniyus Sharpe Honorable Mention:2024 Isaiah Washington2025 Trey Shephard2024 Felipe Patino2024 Kaleb...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Chase Geter #8: 5’11 ’23 Micah Jones (Holly Springs) Starting things off, we look at a player who simply knows how to run a team and set the tone on both ends of the floor, Micah Jones. He’s a smart, quick point guard prospect with sharp vision and the ability to touch the paint at will. Jones finishes well for his size, but typically looks to create opportunities for others....

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Austin Collins #7: 5’11 ’24 Keenan Wilkins (Christ School) Starting things off, we look at a player who has consistently made strides in his transition into a floor general, Keenan Wilkins. He’s a polished, skilled point guard prospect with the ability to fill it up in a variety of different ways offensively. That being said, Wilkins has made clear strides as a playmaker and...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Stacey Palmore #6: 6’6 ’24 Antoine Hurns (Word of God) Starting things off, we look at a player who possesses a lot of intrigue and enticing tools, Antoine Hurns. He’s a long, explosive forward prospect who can overwhelm opponents with his physical presence on both ends of the floor. Hurns is a great finisher who can play well above the rim, attack off the bounce, and knock...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Ricky Moore #5: 5’11 ’25 Mason Dobie (First Flight) Starting things off, we look at a player who showcased a very steady, reliable presence, Mason Dobie. He’s a tough, unselfish guard prospect with a high motor and the ability to produce from either backcourt position. Dobie handles the ball well, gets others involved, and can create off the bounce, but is also capable of...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Armad Moore #4: 5’11 ’26 Cameron Newman (Gaston Christian) Starting things off, we look at a player who possesses an impressive level of poise and polish for his age, Cameron Newman. He’s a smart, skilled, unselfish point guard prospect with great balance and the ability to consistently make the right play with the ball in his hands. Newman displays a tight, crafty handle and...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Jabarr Adams #3: 5’11 ’24 Quay Watson (Hopewell) Starting things off, we look at a player who possesses a really balanced skillset and approach, Quay Watson. He’s a smart, polished point guard prospect with the ability to run a team, get others involved, and apply efficient scoring pressure from all three levels. Watson handles the ball with poise, creates clean looks for...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Chris Goodman #2: 5’10 ’23 Justin Monden (Word of God) Starting things off, we look at a player who offers a very steady, reliable two-way presence, regardless of setting, Justin Monden. He’s a smart, unselfish, well-rounded point guard prospect with excellent balance between playmaking and three-level scoring. Monden displays pace, patience, and great vision when initiating...

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North Carolina Top 80 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Steven Mims #1: 5’10 ’25 Derek Ross Jr. (Jordan) Starting things off, we look at a player who is clearly trending as one of the top floor generals in his class, Derek Ross Jr. He’s a smart, crafty, unselfish point guard prospect with sharp quickness, playmaking instincts, and three-level scoring ability. Ross understands how to properly run a team or burden a heavy scoring...

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Stockrisers from NC Top 80 (Class of 2025)

Another outstanding North Carolina Top 80 event has come and gone, and the talent was fun to watch. Some of the biggest names were all under one building and so many players could be found making this list, but these are a few players from the Class of 2025 that really popped off with their play at the event. 2025 6’5 Zacch Wiggins (Grimsley): Wiggins was extremely impressive with his showing...

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Stockrisers from NC Top 80 (Class of 2024) (Part 2)

Another outstanding North Carolina Top 80 event has come and gone, and the talent was fun to watch. Some of the biggest names were all under one building and so many players could be found making this list, but these are a few players from the Class of 2024 (Part 2) that really popped off with their play at the event. Stockrisers from NC Top 80 (Class of 2024) (Part 1) 2024 6’5 Jamari Briggs...

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Stockrisers from NC Top 80 (Class of 2024)

Another outstanding North Carolina Top 80 event has come and gone, and the talent was fun to watch. Some of the biggest names were all under one building and so many players could be found making this list, but these are a few players from the Class of 2024 that really popped off with their play at the event. 2024 7’1 Harold Lee (Northwood Temple): A new name to really keep an eye on, Lee is one...

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Stockrisers from NC Top 80 (Class of 2023)

Another outstanding North Carolina Top 80 event has come and gone, and the talent was fun to watch. Some of the biggest names were all under one building and so many players could be found making this list, but these are a few players from the Class of 2023 that really popped off with their play at the event. 2023 6’8 Torey Alston (Winston Salem Christian): Alston had a great day of basketball,...

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