Staying on the sidelines for any amount of time is a difficult experience for any athlete. Try doing it for an entire year like UCF Basketball’s Tristan Spurlock and you might go a little crazy.
While the swingman certainly longed for the court last year while he sat out as a transfer, the former Virginia player learned a lot from watching. Now, Spurlock is a vital piece in the Knights quest to build off of the success acquired in head coach Donnie Jones’ first season.
In this exclusive interview from media day, the redshirt sophomore talks about his growth, expectations, and leadership as UCF enters 2011-12.[audio:1080/TristanSpurlockMediaDay.mp3|titles=Tristan Spurlock at Media Day]