Found February 27, 2013 on Fox Sports South:
RALEIGH, NC -- Rodney Purvis sure doesn't mind taking on Boston College. The freshman wing for North Carolina State entered Wednesday night's game with a previous career-high of 19 points in its five-point victory at BC in its ACC opener in early January. In the second matchup against the Eagles, the slumping Purvis erupted again, for a new career-high of 21 points in an 82-64 victory. Purvis didn't get off the bench Wednesday until nearly eight minutes had run off the game clock, but he scored five quick points and had a skip in his step the rest of the way. From fast breaks to driving layups, shots in the lane and his first 3-pointer since Feb. 2, Purvis got the job done on both ends of the floor. But it wasn't exactly a performance he, his coach or anyone else saw coming. In between the meetings with the Eagles, the 6-foot-3 Purvis reached double figures just four times, only once scoring more than 13 points. In fact, he hadn't scored in double figures ...
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