Tristan Spurlock Names Top Five

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Tristan Spurlock in his sophomore season at Montrose.

Wing forward Tristan Spurlock , one of Virginia’s top 2009 class targets for quite some time, could make his college choice by the end of this summer. The 6-8, 215-pound prospect, who attended Montrose Christian (Rockville, MD) each of the past two years, took an unofficial visit to UVa last month and will make an unofficial visit to another high favorite on his list, Georgetown, early next month.

After a productive spring and summer on Boo Williams’ 17-and-under AAU squad, Spurlock has seen his recruitment pick up lately with new offers from Clemson and Louisville. At this point, though, he has a solid list of five favorites. And, as of now, he expects to choose his future destination from that list.

“I’ve narrowed it down to five – Georgetown, UVa, Clemson, Wake Forest and N.C. State,” said Spurlock, who is rated a 4-star prospect by and

Georgetown and Virginia are programs that Spurlock knows very, very well. He has not visited any of the other three finalists, though he hopes to do so beginning next month.

“I’m looking at a lot of things right now. There are a couple of visits I want to take and then I’ll make my decision,” Spurlock said.

Spurlock currently only has one unofficial visit set on his schedule, and that is to Georgetown on August 6th. He has seen Georgetown quite a few times, beginning when he was younger and attended camp there. He discussed what he is looking forward to doing on the 6th that he hasn’t done before.

“I haven’t had a chance to sit down and talk to the coaches. My mom hasn’t had a chance to do that, either. That is important to me on this visit,” Spurlock said.

While he lists a top five, Spurlock admits that “UVa and Georgetown are probably in my top two. After my visit to Georgetown,