Guard Eric Hester plans to transfer from the University of Florida per scout.com amd confirmed by Gators head coach Mike White on Wednesday.
Hester is a 6-3 167 pound player that was in White’s first recruiting class. Hester played in 20 games, mostly in a reserve role, and averaged 2.2 points per game.
Hester did play a key role in the Gators 106-71 win at LSU. Hester played 17 minutes off the bench and scored 16 points on 5-5 shooting from behind the three point arc.
Hester will have to sit out one calendar year as per NCAA transfer rules.