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Class of 2018 guard Keonte Kennedy commits to Xavier

Kennedy makes it two for Chris Mack in 2018 thus far.

Xavier Musketeers v Villanova Wildcats Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images

Keonte Kennedy has committed to the Xavier Musketeers. Kennedy announced his commitment on Tuesday night, making him the second player to join Chris Mack’s class of 2018.

Keonte is a native of Austin, Texas. He currently attends Westlake High School, and is originally a native of Aurora, Colorado. Kennedy is listed as a four-star player on ESPN’s recruiting service. He plays shooting guard, a position where ESPN has him ranked 25th among all 2018 recruits.

The 6-foot-3, 165-pound Kennedy had offers from Memphis, Nebraska, VCU and Texas Tech prior to his commitment on Tuesday.

Kennedy joins Covington Catholic/Indiana Elite center Jake Walter in Xavier’s 2018 class. Their class currently ranks seventh among all Big East schools.

Congrats to Keonte Kennedy and best of luck to him at Xavier!