Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 5/22/13
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. --- Rodney Purvis (Raleigh, N.C.), who has transferred into the University of Connecticut men's basketball program, is one of 24 players who have accepted invitations to attend the 2013 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Championship Team training camp. Purvis, a 6-4 guard, and the rest of the invitees will travel to the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., to participate in the training camp, which begins on June 14. The final 12-man team will be selected during training camp and will train in Colorado until June 19, continue training in Washington D.C., through June 22, then leave for Prague, Czech Republic, to compete in the June 27-July 7 FIBA U19 World Championship. Purvis, a former McDonald's All-American, played his freshman season at North Carolina State in 2012-13, appearing in 35 games, starting 23. He averaged 8.3 points, 2.4 rebounds, shot 44.2 percent overall and 38.5 percent from three-point range. As per NCAA transfer ru...
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