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Did the high school Rodney Purvis attended get shut down?

Rodney Purvis, Isaiah Austin, Tony Parker, Archie Goodwin

East’s Rodney Purvis (44), from Raleigh, N.C., shoots and scores past West’s Isaiah Austin (33), from Arlington, Texas, during the first half of the McDonald’s All-American boys’ basketball game Wednesday, March 28, 2012, in Chicago. Also watching are Tony Parker (32), from Lithonia, Ga., and Archie Goodwin (24), from Little Rock, Ark. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)


Interesting tweet sent out by current North Carolina State point guard Rodney Purvis this afternoon.

“It sucks they shut my school down. It’s okay tho cause God has a plan for everyone,” Purvis tweeted.

I guess we can all assume that N.C. State hasn’t been shut down. So one would immediately check to see if Purvis’ former high school, Upper Room Christian Academy, had been shut down.

With the limited resources I have, I made some calls. Numbers listed for Upper Room led to voicemails for officials with the school and it doesn’t look like there are any reports of the school shutting down.

But one has to wonder. It did take Purvis a lot longer to get cleared by the NCAA than the average player, and it all centered around his grades from high school.

It could be another school he attended at an earlier age. But who really identifies with their elementary or middle school?

Nothing 100-percent concrete here, but it’s worth thinking about.