Raleigh, NC (Sports Network) - North Carolina State guard Rodney Purvis has
decided to transfer.
The News Observer reported it on Monday, and the freshman confirmed the move
via his Twitter account, stating: "Tears won't stop falling. I enjoyed every
moment here. I still love you guys, no matter how you may feel towards me.
Wolfpack head coach Mark Gottfried added his own statement on his account: "I
want to thank Rodney Purvis for his season with our basketball program. He was
a pivotal piece in our NCAA Tournament team... we wish him the best in his
Purvis averaged 8.3 points and 2.4 rebounds this season and started 23 games
for NC State,
News of Purvis' departure comes on the heels of the announcements that both
junior guard Lorenzo Brown and junior forward C.J. Leslie will leave school to
enter the NBA Draft.
The Sports Network