If you haven’t read my top five recruiting class rankings for 2012, you can find it here. Other than that, let’s not waste any time and get to the rest of the top ten.
6. North Carolina State
Mark Gotfried may have only been in Raleigh a year, but he’s managed to turn the clock back to the 1980’s- back to when N.C. State was busy winning National Championships instead of sitting in the bottom half of the ACC and missing the tournament like they have for the past five years.
After making the ACC title game and the Sweet Sixteen this past season, Gottfried officially
became the heir apparent to Jim Valvano when he signed five-star, home-grown recruit,
Rodney Purvis over Duke and North Carolina.
Determined to play at the point, Purvis is super athletic and a big-time scoring threat. He’s
an attacker, driving to the rim and scoring in the paint. Extremely competitive and extremely
physical, Purvis is a nightmare to guard.
The Wolfpack also signed small forward T.J Warren (#17 overall in 2012 by Rivals). At 6’8”
Warren is a big time scorer as well and can be deadly from the three point range. At 230 lbs, the kid can create some shots for himself, and has a great touch on his pull-up jumpers. Four-star point guard Tyler Lewis signed with N.C. State as well. Read More