Rodney Purvis changing number to honor Oklahoma State player

Earlier this offseason, the Oklahoma State Cowboys were struck with tragedy when junior college transfer Tyrek Coger collapsed during a practice and later passed away. His close friend, UConn point guard Rodney Purvis, will change his number to honor Coger this upcoming season. Purvis is one of the best players in the Big East and was huge for the Huskies during the 2015-16 season...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Purvis lifts UConn to 68-62 win over Georgetown

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Rodney Purvis made two foul shots with 17.7 second left to help UConn lock up a 68-62 win over Georgetown on Saturday. In a throwback to the old Big East days, the Huskies (14-5) grinded their way to a win at the foul line, hitting 20 of 25 in the second half. Purvis finished with 17 points and Sterling Gibbs added 16. Shonn Miller added 15 and Daniel Hamilton...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

UConn's Rodney Purvis AAC Player Of Week; 36 Points In Last 2 Games

UConn's Rodney Purvis has been named the American Athletic Conference player of the week. Purvis scored 16 points in the Huskies win at Texas on Tuesday, and 20 in the win at Tulane in the first conference game on Saturday night. He also had six rebounds in the two games. It's the second weekly...
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
January 04, 2016

Purvis, Gibbs left UConn over Tulane, 75-67

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Rodney Purvis capped a 20-point performance with a clutch floater in the final minute, and Connecticut held off Tulane for its fifth straight victory, 75-67 on Saturday night. Sterling Gibbs scored 13 Of his 16 points during the final 6:32 to help the Huskies (10-3, 1-0 American) avoid a stunning upset by the Green Wave (7-8, 0-2). Daniel Hamilton added 19 for...
Via Associated Press
January 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Uconn Basketball: First Round Exit Ends Huskies’ Season

Rodney Purvis battles for possession with ASU defenders Uconn basketball ended their season in disappointing fashion losing to Arizona State last night in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament, 68-61. Backcourt duo of Rodney Purvis and Daniel Hamilton combined for 35 points but it wasn’t enough to keep the Huskies’ season alive. Arizona State dominated the first...
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

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