Joe Lunardi Projects Gators As 3 Seed Following Blackshear Jr. Transfer

ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi has updated his latest bracketology projections following the news of graduate transfer Kevin Blackshear's decision to transfer to Florida, and has the Gators projected to be a three seed in the West in next year's NCAA tournament.

Blackshear averaged 14.9 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.4 assists last season with the Virginia Tech Hokies, and will bolster an impressive incoming recruiting class. The Gators made it to the second round of the NCAA Tournament this past season, before losing to Michigan.