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Rodney Purvis, 2013 star PG and interested in NC State Wolfpack.
More from scout James Blackburn and the 2010 Bob Gibbons Tournament of Champions, with the 2012 classes and one player from 2013, Rodney Purvis.
Class of 2013 edit-Rodney has since reclassified to 2012.
Rodney Purvis (PG, 6’2″, 165)
Upper Room Christian Academy
AAU team- CP3 All-Stars
Good size, athletic, ball handling, different finishing moves
He is going to be going to the 15u super showcase with his AAU team, the CP3 All-Stars later this summer in FL. He is going to be working on his jumper a lot this summer with his HS coach.
Class of 2012
Andre Drummond (C, 6’11”, 265)
St. Thomas More HS
AAU team- Connecticut Basketball Club
#1 Center in his class according to www.scout.com. Very good shot blocker, can hit the mid range, good athlete. Strong rebounder.
Offers from UConn, Syracuse, Louisville, Texas, West Virginia, Georgetown, Mass, and Rutgers.
Very young player who is enjoying the recruiting scene- does not have any favorites so far- is trying to lay low according to his coach. He has taken an un-official visit to Providence. He is just trying to continually work on develop a all-around game. Wants to be a mix between Lebron James and Dwight Howard.
Reggie Dillard (SG, 6’3″, 210)
AAU team- CP3 All-stars
Determined defender and solid 3-point shooter
Peter Jurkin (C, 7’0″, 220)
United Faith Christian Academy
AAU team- Indiana Elite/Team Indiana
Very long and athletic- tries to block everything and either blocks or influences every shot that is put up in paint
Indiana- they have offered
Greensboro Day School Power Forward / 6-7/ 240
AAU- Greensboro Gators
Scouting Report: Good hands, good touch around the rim
Grant Jerrett (F, 6’8″, 210)
La Verne, CA
AAU team- Belmont Shore
Very long, big/wide shoulders, Runs the floor and can shoot the 3
Has offers from Arizona, UNLV, USC, Washington, and UCLA. Is also receiving interest from Gonzaga and Arizona St.
Josh Smith (C, 6’7″, 235)
AAU team- Carolina Raptors
Very strong, good rebounder who grabs everything with 2 hands, good finisher
V. Tech, LSU- no offers yet
Trying to work on guard skills this summer. Is going to work on increasing his shooting range and dribbling skills.