Phenom Hoops College Basketball Coverage

Phenom Commitment Alert: 2025 Tre McKinnon commits to Appalachian State

Each and every time Phenom Hoops gets to report or sees a commitment from a player we have seen over the years, it is always a fantastic day.  It is great to see players achieve their goal to play at the next level and it is such a great accomplishment for that player. Here is the latest commitment. Player: Tre McKinnonClass: 2025Committed to: Appalachian State What Has Been Said: “At...

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2025 6’6 Austin Williford continuing to attract eyes his way

Player: Austin WillifordClass: 2025Height: 6’6School: St. Anne’s BelfieldAAU: Team Takeover Back in 2022, we had a chance to head down to the Outer Banks and get our eyes on some very interesting prospects who had yet to see their recruitment take off. One of those players was 2025 Chance Mallory, as he held one offer from NJIT at the time… look where he is today (Read Here). The other player...

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Stock Continuing to Rise for 2025 Ryan Crotty

Player: Ryan CrottyHeight: 6’6Class: 2025School: Miller SchoolAAU: Boo Williams 2025 Ryan Crotty should be a familiar name here in North Carolina, as he once was lighting it up in the class of 2024 for Holly Springs. But he announced a while back that he would be heading up North to play at The Miller School and it has been paying off.  Not only did he have an excellent high school season...

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Indiana State Snags Two Late Commitments from North Carolina

Though many schools have wrapped up their recruiting in the Class of 2024, Indiana State has been hard at work especially in the state of North Carolina as they have landed two commitments in the last week. 2024 6’5 Jayan Walker and 2024 6’10 Bobby Cannon both announced that they would be heading to Indiana State, with the Sycamores adding more firepower to their roster. With two familiar faces...

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Phenom 1-on-1 with 2025 Josiah Sanders (Colorado Prep)

Player: Josiah SandersClass: 2025Height: 6’5Position: Point GuardSchool: Colorado Prep Offers: Tennessee, San Francisco, Wyoming, Colorado, Seatle, UC San Diego, Arizona State, Montana State, Northern Colorado A player that many have been seeing pop up a lot more in the recruiting news, 2025 6’5 point guard Josiah Sanders has had a strong start to the summer with his play and his stock...

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2027 Davion Thompson (IL) continuing his scoring nature this summer

Player: Davion ThompsonClass: 2027Position: Combo Guard Offers: Wake Forest, Michigan, Iowa, Washington, Illinois, Bryant, Eastern Illinois Names are starting to pop up a lot more in the Class of 2027, as we start learning more about the big-time talent in the class. A player who has been garnering early attention and should be looked at as one of the top prospects in his glass is 2027 Davion...

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High Motor and Freak Athlete: 2026 6’8 Davion Adkins

Player: Davion AdkinsHeight: 6’8Class: 2026School: Faith Family AcademyAAU: Southern Assault Offers: South Carolina State, TCU, California, Texas Tech, Houston, Texas Heading back to the Texas area, Phenom Hoops recently caught up with 2026 6’8 Davion Adkins, a prospect who certainly can catch your eyes with his athleticism and is starting to catch more college coaches’ eyes as well. Adkins, who...

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2026 Ian Bailey (NC) looking to have a big summer

Player: Ian BaileyClass: 2026Height: 6’3AAU: Team CurrySchool: Asheville Christian 2026 Ian Bailey from Asheville Christian has certainly been a name on the rise over the last year or so, and now with him heading into the summer with Team Curry, Bailey is hoping to really showcase his talent. This is a guard that has a tremendous feel for the game, plays with a high IQ, can score as well as...

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Starting to Catch Eyes: 2026 Heimir Helgason

Player: Heimir HelgasonClass: 2026Height: 6’8School: Asheville School North Carolina continues to bring you intriguing talent to watch out for and back in October of 2023, Phenom Hoops learned of a new name coming into town in 2026 Heimir Helgason.  He quickly earned our attention at the NC Sophomore 40, as he showed flashes of his versatility, his fluidity, and his ability to make plays on both...

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Phenom 1-on-1: 2025 Dietrich Richardson

Player: Dietrich RichardsonClass: 2025Height: 6’6School: Peoria Manual HS Offers: Saint Louis, Virginia Tech, Illinois, Indiana State, Green Bay, Bradley, Vanderbilt, Bryant, Arizona State, Southern Illinois Phenom Hoops recently caught up with a rising prospect in the Class of 2025 with 6’6 Dietrich Richardson, a guard that has tremendous size and skillset, and one that college coaches are...

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2026 Alex Moody (MD) focused on his development; talks new offers and interests

Player: Alex MoodyClass: 2026School: Bishop McNamara (MD) Patrick O’Brien with Phenom Hoops was able to catch up and learn more about 2026 PG Alex Moody from Bishop McNamara HS, as he has quickly become a hot target for many big-time schools and could be one to watch out for this summer. He spoke more about his game, his focus this summer, and more about the latest in his recruitment, with...

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2025 Isaiah Denis continuing to attract eyes with his strong play

In the class of 2025 here in North Carolina, several players have been elevating their play over the last year and now heading into the summer, and one of those names that fits into that category is 2025 6’5 Isaiah Denis from Davidson Day/ Team CP3. Denis is coming off a championship season at Davidson Day, helping lead the charge and being one of the go-to players for his team. His blend...

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Locked In and Focused: 2025 Jaylen Cross

One of the most consistent and top players in the state has been 2025 Jaylen Cross, who is coming off a strong high school and is ready to have another big summer for Team CP3. After having a bit of a breakout summer last summer with offers rolling in, Cross has continued to attract eyes his way, earned a new offer, and is dedicated to improving as a player even more. Phenom Hoops recently spoke...

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Lady Phenom Spotlight: 2026 Demi Gilliam

Player: Demi GilliamClass: 2026Height: 6’1School: St. Paul VI Lady Phenom is heading up to Virginia to check in on the latest talent and prospects, as 2026 6’1 Demi Gilliam should be a player to watch out for this summer.  Playing for the Fairfax Stars, Gilliam is one that brings size, length, athleticism, and versatility to the court, but she continues to have upside in her game. ...

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2025 Joy Egbuna (Lake Ridge HS, TX) starting off the season in a big way

Lady Phenom continues to expand its coverage around the country, and we head down to Lake Ridge High School to talk to 2025 Joy Egbuna, a 6’4 prospect who has been garnering a lot of attention this summer. She has added multiple offers early on this summer, as we recently spoke to her about all the latest and more about her game. Player: Joy EgbunaClass: 2025Height: 6’4School:...

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