Tristan Spurlock Transfers From Virginia Basketball Team

Posted by Ben Gibson on March-22-2010 Add Comments

Freshman forward Tristan Spurlock is transferring from the University of Virginia after a year of much ado about nothing.

Spurlock was one of the top recruits former coach Dave Leitao was able to nab and, after his dismissal, rumors floated as to whether or not the big man would honor his commitment. Reports that Georgetown was courting Spurlock had everyone desperately hoping to hold on to the promising prospect.

Well, coach Tony Bennett did beat the odds and hold on to Spurlock. However, the reward was not exactly what Virginia fans expected.

Despite the pre-season hype, Spurlock's offensive ability was hindered by defensive deficiencies, a cardinal sin in the Bennett system. As a result, the highly touted recruit ...

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