Virginia Tech's Kerry Blackshear Jr. enters the NCAA Transfer Portal, NBA Draft

By Samantha Smith - Digital Content Producer

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Virginia Tech's redshirt junior, Kerry Blackshear Jr., has entered the NCAA Transfer Portal and the NBA Draft. 


A post shared by Kerry Blackshear (@kjblack15) on The forward from Orlando is the fourth player to enter the NCAA Transfer Portal in the wake of Buzz Williams' leaving for Texas A&M. Wabissa Bede, Chris Clarke and Landers Nolley entered before Blackshear. 


Blackshear is also considering staying with the Virginia Tech team under Coach Mike Young, according to his Instagram post. 

Blackshear was named a Second Team All-ACC performer after he saw record-breaking career highs across several categories. Coming in at about 6 feet, 10 inches tall and 250 pounds, he averaged 14.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game, according to ESPN

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