UCF Sports Today with Kirk Speraw to Air Tuesday Afternoon

Jan. 12, 2009

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (UCFAthletics.com) - Before the Knights take on host UAB, fans can learn more about the UCF men's basketball team by watching UCF Sports Today with Kirk Speraw Tuesday afternoon. The program will air on UCF TV at 12:30 p.m. and then statewide on Sun Sports at 4 p.m.

The 30-minute show will include highlights of UCF's Conference contest with Memphis, which was played in front of a school-record 9,825 fans at the UCF Arena Saturday. Senior guard Jermaine Taylor (Tavares, Fla.) led all scorers with 24 points in the game. A C-USA Player of the Year candidate, Taylor ranks seventh nationally in scoring (23.7).

During this week's episode, Speraw and host Marc Daniels will offer a preview of the Knights' game at UAB, which is scheduled for Tuesday at 8 p.m. Eastern.

The feature story on this episode will look at how UCF's large freshman class has made the transition from high school to Division I basketball. The piece includes interviews with rookie guards A.J. Rompza (Chicago, Ill.), Isaac Sosa (Guaynabo, Puerto Rico) and Will Weathers (New Orleans, La.).

The show will also include the Centex.com Play of the Week and music from The Dropa Stone with their track "Pattern Nation" and Megaphone with their track "Let Go!" For more information on the bands, visit MySpace.com/thedropastone and MySpace.com/megaphone.

Bright House Sports Network will show the program Wednesday at 5 p.m. and Friday at 4 p.m. Episodes of UCF Sports Today with Kirk Speraw will be available at UCFAthletics.com and UCFTV.ucf.edu.

For the latest news on the Knights, log on to UCFAthletics.com - the official site for UCF varsity sports. The site, which also contains ticket and Golden Knights Club donor information, is also the home of UCF's new online apparel store. Also visit UCFPhotos.com, the exclusive fan source for UCF action sports pictures.