Xavier made a move in the 2018 recruiting cycle Tuesday night. The Musketeers sent an offer to shooting guard Keonte Kennedy of Austin, Texas. Kennedy announced the news of his recent scholarship offer on his Twitter account:
I am truly blessed to receive an offer from Coach Mack, Coach Murray, and the Xavier coaching staff!! #GoMusketeers pic.twitter.com/CwknXN9QmL— Keonte Kennedy (@K3y_Strvpz) August 23, 2017
Kennedy is listed as a four-star recruit on ESPN. The WWL ranks him 11th in the state of Texas, 15th regionally in the Midlands and 29th at his position. He currently attends Westlake High School, where he arrived last year after being a native of Aurora, Colorado previously.
Xavier is the latest school to offer him in the month of August, joining Arkansas and Georgia Tech. They are the 28th school overall to offer the 6-foot-4, 175-pound shooting guard. Others who are in on Kennedy include Nebraska, Memphis, Texas Tech and Virginia Tech and more.