VIRGINIA PHENOM 150 EVENT RECAPS

Prospect Talk: Alphonzo Billups

Twitter: @AlphonzoBillups                 Instagram: @fatsgocrazzy To all of the younger athletes out there, this statement should sound familiar: “Stay patient…your time is coming.” Yes, I’m aware it’s a cliché assertion that typically brings some eye-rolling with it. Sometimes words of that nature go in one ear and out of the other, especially when detecting all of the youthful talent making...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 8

Team 8 Coach: Kelvin Mills   #66: 5’5 ’24 Damon Thompson (Homeschool) Starting things off, we look at a player that stood out nicely with his blue-collar approach, Damon Thompson. He’s a young, team-first point guard prospect with excellent quickness, footwork, and vision. Thompson plays with a nonstop motor, which is especially evident on defense, where he consistently got back in...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 7

Team 7 Coach: Rodney Gore   #67: 5’6 ’23 Mario Williams Jr. (Highland Springs) Starting things off, we look at a player that impacted the game well despite being among the smaller prospects at camp, Mario Williams Jr. He’s a young, wiry point guard prospect that knows how to get downhill and make plays for himself and others around the basket. Williams has a tight handle and displays...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 6

Team 6 Coach: Myron Prescott   #71: 5’7 ’25 Sheldon Robinson (Orange) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed extremely well against older competition, Sheldon Robinson. He’s a young, wiry point guard prospect with a nice motor and team-first approach on both ends of the floor. Robinson possesses a tight handle and displays some craftiness off the dribble, both when looking...

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Prospect Talk: Jaden House

Twitter: @jhondo_ Instagram: @yooohouse   Anyone who’s followed my work with Phenom Hoops for the past year has more than likely noticed this particular motto I like to reiterate for high school players listening: Don’t become too content with yourself. This goes for all hoopers, whether they find success early on in their careers or not. Personally, I’ve always deemed the best players as...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 5

Team 5 Coach: Rashad Delenia   #65: 5’5 ’22 Reuben McEachern (Henrico) Starting things off, we look at a player that simply knows how to make his presence felt on both ends of the floor, despite his lack of size, Reuben McEachern. He’s a smart, high-motor point guard prospect with excellent penetrating skills and the ability to score with efficiency from all three levels. McEachern is a...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 4

Team 4 Coach: Kelvin Mills   #62: 5’2 ’25 Manolo Angeles (International Studies at Rosemont) Starting things off, we look at a player that impacted the game well despite being one of the youngest players in attendance, Manolo Angeles. He’s a young, wiry guard prospect with nice playmaking skills and the ability to create for himself or others quite effectively. Angeles can attack the basket...

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Battle at the Border Live

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Champion Next Level Showcase

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Upstate Live

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Stay Positive Sweet 16

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 3

Team 3 Coach: Rick Lewis   #61: 5’0 ’25 Jamari Edwards (Princess Anne) Starting things off, we look at a player that competed and impacted the game quite well despite being among the youngest in attendance, Jamari Edwards. He’s a smart, wiry, high-motor guard with a tight handle and quality playmaking instincts. Edwards is a phenomenal defender with great quickness and the ability to force...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 2

Team 2 Coach: Marcus Banks Sr.   #76: 5’8’ 23 Jayden Freeman (Caroline) Starting things off, we look at a player that showcased an appealing array of skills at camp, Jayden Freeman. He’s a smart, unselfish, high-motor point guard prospect with great defensive instincts and an excellent three-point jumper. Freeman was a nice spot-up threat along the perimeter while making his presence felt...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp Evaluations: Team 1

Team 1 Coach: Greg Gary   #60: 4’10 ’25 Montonio Flowers (Lake Taylor) Starting things off, we look at a player that really encompasses the “heart over height” notion during his time at camp, Montonio Flowers. He’s a smart, team-first point guard prospect with excellent scoring prowess from anywhere inside the arc. Flowers handles the ball well and displays great vision when getting...

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VA Phenom 150 Spotlight: 2022 6’5 Justin Taylor

It had been almost three year’s since Phenom Hoops held a Phenom 150 camp in the state of Virginia, so it was only right to head back up especially after the talent we saw in 2016.  Sitting on the baselines at U-Turn Sportsplex in Richmond, Virginia, we were able to get a glimpse of a few names that will be names you hear called at the next level. One of the earliest impressive performances that...

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Jamie’s Names You Got to Know — Virginia Phenom 150

5’10” 2021 Jason Nelson of John Marshall (Richmond, VA) There is something about Nelson that just exudes winning. He gets wherever he wants on the floor, he is a shot-maker from every level and he has court vision and a craftiness about his game that just gets things done. He most recently visited Vanderbilt, walking away with an offer (to join the likes of Richmond, VCU, Drexel and...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Top 40 Scoring Leaders

Virginia Phenom 150 Top 40 Scoring Leaders (Based upon two full games)   Class Height No. Name City State High School Avg. 2022 6′7″ 119 Tyler Nickel Massanutten VA East Rockingham High School 31.5 2020 6′1″ 96 Lamondre Gregg N Chesterfield VA Meadowbrook High School 24.5 2023 6′1″ 102 John St Germain Charlottesville VA Miller School Of Albemarle 24.5 2021 6′1″ 99 James Prescott Portsmouth...

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#VaPhenom150: Miles Magical Five (Late Slate)

#119 6’7 2022 Tyler Nickel: Massanutten Nickel is one of the more intriguing long term prospects in attendance today. He has legitimate explosion off of 1 or 2 feet and a perimeter skillset that makes your jaw drop. He’s a confident 3 level scorer, capable of posting up, attacking from the wing, or spotting up from deep for a catch and shoot 3. As he continues to learn how to apply...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp (9/28/19); K-Rob’s Second Half Standouts

To be completely honest with you all, I’ve probably looked forward to this weekend more than any other one since the summer concluded. Our entire Phenom Hoops has finally made the trip here in my home state for the 2019 ‘Virginia Phenom 150 Camp.’ I haven’t seen the crew since May so it feels great having them all at the ‘U-Turn Sports Complex’ (Richmond, VA) for what should be a commonly...

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Player Standouts at Virginia Phenom 150 Camp

#83- Jason Nelson- Despite the many impressive point guard prospects on display, Nelson was in a league of his own throughout camp. He’s incredibly smart, quick, and consistently sets the tone on both ends of the floor. Nelson leads through communication and by example, always setting the floor for others, defending with purpose, and applying efficient three-level scoring pressure. He has all...

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Virginia Phenom 150 Camp (9/28/19); K-Rob’s First Half Standouts

To be completely honest with you all, I’ve probably looked forward to this weekend more than any other one since the summer concluded. Our entire Phenom Hoops has finally made the trip here in my home state for the 2019 ‘Virginia Phenom 150 Camp.’ I haven’t seen the crew since May so it feels great having them all at the ‘U-Turn Sports Complex’ (Richmond, VA) for what should be a commonly...

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#VaPhenom150: Miles Magical Five (Early Slate)

#111 6’4 2022 Donald Hand Jr: Landstown High School The first thing you notice about Hand is his unrelenting motor. The kid simply plays the game with the kind of effort level you love to see out of a high level prospect. He excels in transition where he uses his length and speed to blow by defenders, finishing at the cup consistently. Those excellent physical traits translate to the other...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Virginia Phenom 150 (Part II)

It was a great trip to Virginia once again, getting a chance to see an array of talent from around the state.  Several of these names will be ones you will hear about in the coming years but they caught our eyes in Richmond. Here are some of the standouts from the Virginia Phenom 150. — 2024 Damon Thompson Even at a young age, Thompson has a nice feel as being a lead point guard on the...

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POB’s Eye Catchers from Virginia Phenom 150 (Part I)

It was a great trip to Virginia once again, getting a chance to see an array of talent from around the state.  Several of these names will be ones you will hear about in the coming years but they caught our eyes in Richmond. Here are some of the standouts from the Virginia Phenom 150. — 2022 6’5 Justin Taylor Taylor came in as a must-see prospect and he showed why early and often.  Playing...

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