Kerry Blackshear Jr., an ACC last season player at Virginia Tech and the most wanted transfer to the market, announced on Wednesday that he is moving to Florida, where he will be allowed to compete in the 2019-20 season.
Blackshear, a 10-foot center, 250 pounds, which averaged 14.9 points and 7.5 rebounds last season, visited UF, Arkansas, Tennessee and Kentucky before making a decision. He will enter the position of the team's starting center, giving the program a skilled, experienced big man. of the recruiting class ranked 9th at Rivals.com, was already in Florida to secure the top 25 ranking in the season. Adding Blackshear can help Mike White run his team deep into the NCAA tournament.