What was once considered a four-team race for Virginia Tech graduate transfer Kerry Blackshear Jr. may now be an eight-team one.
According to college basketball insider Jeff Goodman, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Gonzaga may now in the mix for the 6-foot-11 forward, joining Florida, Kentucky, and Texas A&M, along with a potential return to Virginia Tech also on the table.
Another school involved in the Kerry Blackshear recruitment is Arkansas, sources told @Stadium. Blackshear visited Florida today, Texas A&M and Kentucky in the mix. Gonzaga and Tennessee also trying, per sources.
— Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanHoops) June 6, 2019
Blackshear Jr. visited Florida today, and though it has not been confirmed quite yet, it is widely expected that Kentucky receives a visit, as well.
Last season at Virginia Tech, Blackshear averaged 14.9 points, 7.5 rebounds, and 2.4 assists in 29.9 minutes per game.
The 6-foot-11 big man announced he would be exploring his transfer options after withdrawing from the NBA Draft on May 29.