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Rodney Purvis

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N.C. StateCOMMITTED (09/30/2011)OfferedNoneMark Gottfried, Orlando Early
ConnecticutNoneOfferedNone
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Scouting Report on Rodney Purvis

by Jerry Meyer - 03/07/2012
A powerfully built combo guard, Purvis is a lethal scorer from all three levels. Although scoring is his specialty, he has a strong all around game.

Jerry Meyer serves as a national scout and recruiting analyst for Rivals.com. He played at Lipscomb University where be became college basketball's all-time career assist leader. Meyer earned Mr. Basketball honors in the state of Tennessee as a high school junior and senior. He has served as an assistant coach at Vanderbilt and also co-authored the book, "Basketball Skills and Drills."

Latest News

Rodney Purvis' prep career compilation04/18/2012 TheWolfpacker.com

The Wolfpacker first watched Raleigh combo guard Rodney Purvis play at the 2009 Bob Gibbons' Tournament of Champions and has kept an eye on the eventual McDonald's All-American ever since. Click here to watch the best highlights from our Purvis archives.

UK back on top of team rankings04/13/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Top 10 scorers in 2012 Rivals15004/02/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's AA Game: East squad breakdown03/29/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
NC State signees enjoyed McDonald's week03/29/2012TheWolfpacker.com
McDonald's player breakdown03/29/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Jefferson says UK 'definitely' still an option03/28/2012CatsIllustrated.com
McDonald's AA: Game preview breakdown03/28/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McD's AA East: Jefferson says he's close03/27/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McD's AA: East squad practice breakdown03/26/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
What to watch: McDonald's AA week03/24/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Video: Rodney Purvis erupts for 53 points02/29/2012TheWolfpacker.com
Fab Five: Anderson's best of 201202/28/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis offers his own Fab Five02/15/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
McDonald's All-American roster breakdown02/09/2012Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Pack's three signees selected to McDonald's Game02/09/2012TheWolfpacker.com
Scouting videos: Rodney Purvis at Holiday Invitational01/31/2012TheWolfpacker.com
Rodney Purvis making most of senior year01/17/2012TheWolfpacker.com
St. Mark's duo impresses in North Carolina12/31/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Brandon impresses at North Carolina event12/30/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Carolinas preview: Players to watch12/27/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Holiday Invitational Basketball Tournament Preview12/25/2011DeaconsIllustrated.com
Meyer's mail: Muhammad likes Kentucky12/22/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Mudiay leads talented field at Hoopfest11/26/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
N.C. State, ACC loading up on top talent11/21/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Conference rankings: ACC tops for new talent11/17/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Whispers: Wolfpack pushing to top class11/03/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Arizona takes over top spot in team rankings11/02/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Tyler Lewis, Rodney Purvis react to T.J. Warren's news11/02/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Meyer's mail: UNC class complete?10/26/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Ask the experts: Signing period approaches10/23/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Tyler Lewis opens season Friday, excited about future10/20/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Big Day for Smith-Rivera10/15/2011HoyaReport.com
Around the ACC: Wolfpack pushing for White10/11/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Top 10: Available five-stars10/10/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's mail: McGary likes Michigan10/05/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Wolfpack debuts in team rankings at No. 610/05/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Coaches: Rodney Purvis will ignite NC State program10/05/2011TheWolfpacker.com
VIDEO: Rodney Purvis picks the Pack09/30/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Important weekend visitors in Southeast09/30/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis staying home, joining Pack09/30/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis set to announce Friday09/28/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Around the Big East: Setback for St. John's09/27/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
A first-class future09/26/2011DeaconsIllustrated.com
Ask the experts: Surprise visitors09/18/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Scouting videos: Rodney Purvis at Peach Jam (part II)09/15/2011TheWolfpacker.com
NC State continues pursuit of Rodney Purvis09/13/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Whispers: Expect UK to move quickly09/06/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis lining up visits09/05/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Post-summer Rivals150 sees some big moves08/25/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
ACC breakdown: Heels have high offer total08/18/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Summer wrap series: Playmakers08/11/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Scouting videos: Rodney Purvis at Upper Room08/09/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Harris, his dad on end of AAU, what's next08/02/2011Peegs.com
2011 Nike Global Challenge07/28/2011NYCHoops.net
What we learned: Peach Jam07/17/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rodney Purvis talks CP3 title07/17/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Mizzou keeps eye on Purvis07/14/2011PowerMizzou.com
Robinson takes over Peach Jam07/14/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Tidbits from the Peach Jam07/13/2011VirginiaPreps.com
All Peaches in South Carolina07/12/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Nike Peach Jam Preview07/11/2011VirginiaPreps.com
Rodney Purvis attracts crowd in Akron07/08/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Whispers: House hits recruiting scene06/23/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
PowerMizzou Podcast: Episode 806/23/2011PowerMizzou.com
Ask the experts: Best state battles06/22/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
PMTV with Purvis06/20/2011PowerMizzou.com
McGary steps up at NBPA06/18/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Top 100 Notes: Ashley says Cats' interest 'has fallen off'06/18/2011CatsIllustrated.com
NBPA session three: Robinson keeps winning06/17/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rodney Purvis down to three schools06/17/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Meyer's mailbag: Breaking down Gilchrist06/16/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
NBA Top 100 Camp Roster06/14/2011NYCHoops.net
Scouting video: Rodney Purvis at Nike EYBL06/06/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Meyer's mailbag: A new level for Purvis?06/02/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's mailbag: UCLA could be PG U05/27/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rivals150: Inside the numbers05/16/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Latest Rivals150 loaded with changes05/16/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's mailbag: A Poythress comparison05/13/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rodney Purvis giving Pack strong look05/13/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Purvis talks to UK assistant; Cats want him to visit05/13/2011CatsIllustrated.com
Quick change for Purvis05/11/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Whispers: Purvis high on four05/10/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis reopens recruitment, lists 4 schools05/02/2011CatsIllustrated.com
Purvis officially opens it up05/02/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
EYBL: Bennett produces again04/30/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's Mailbag: Could Louisville lose another?04/23/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Whispers: Clock is ticking for Daniels04/20/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Whispers: Memphis pushing for Stokes04/14/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Top players from EYBL Session 0104/11/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Boo Williams Invite, Day 304/11/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Boo NIKE EYBL Day 1 Review04/09/2011VirginiaPreps.com
Boo Williams Invitational kicks off Nike EYBL04/09/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Boo Williams Nike EYBL Preview04/08/2011VirginiaPreps.com
Meyer's Mailbag: Ranking Purvis04/08/2011Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Scouting videos: Rodney Purvis at Carolina Challenge04/01/2011TheWolfpacker.com
Harris talks Louisville visit03/03/2011CardinalSports.com
2012 talent visiting Louisville this weekend?02/24/2011CardinalSports.com
Whispers: Duke looking in Houston12/14/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis makes his pick12/11/2010CardinalSports.com
Princeton Day Academy keeps rising12/10/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Mailbag: Indiana will be rewarded12/09/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis is in elite class11/19/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Whispers: Carson feels better about ASU10/26/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's mailbag: July solution10/21/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
NC State offers star guard Rodney Purvis10/21/2010TheWolfpacker.com
Duke impresses Purvis10/18/2010Devils Illustrated
Weekend Warriors: Madness arrives10/15/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis has growing interest in Duke10/06/2010Devils Illustrated
Ask the Experts: Five-star commitment coming?09/08/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Harrison on top of initial 2013 hoops ranking09/07/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Rising star gets offer08/17/2010GamecockCentral.com
Wrapping up Adidas Nations08/11/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Adidas Nations- Saturday08/07/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Meyer's Mailbag: Can a PG top Teague in 2011?08/06/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Orlando: Underclass Showcases wind down07/24/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Randle stands out in Orlando07/23/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Dawson strong in King City07/09/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
NBPA Top 100 Camp Eye-Catchers06/22/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Purvis continues to rise06/21/2010TarHeelIllustrated.com
Wells and Davis shine on final day at NBAPA06/19/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Hairston filling it up06/19/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
NBPA Top 100- Friday night session06/18/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Daniels leads talented small forwards06/18/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Gbinije impressive in night session06/18/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Scouting video: Rodney Purvis at 2010 TOC06/01/2010TheWolfpacker.com
Purvis is N.C.'s 'Next Big Thing'06/01/2010TarHeelIllustrated.com
Scouting video: Rodney Purvis at Southern Jam Fest05/24/2010TheWolfpacker.com
CP3 15s win 2nd title; Lewis shines again05/11/2010TheWolfpacker.com
Purvis has set lofty goals04/28/2010TheWolfpacker.com
King James: Friday04/24/2010Rivals.com Basketball Recruiting
Scouting video: Rodney Purvis' first prep game12/08/2009TheWolfpacker.com