Notre Dame Fighting Irish lands crucial visit from 4-star NC recruit

Notre Dame basketball secures official visit from top prospect Jackson Keith as they rebuild for the 2024-25 season.
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As the Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball team tries to rebuild and retool for the 2024-25 season, Marcus Shrewsberry’s crew is seeing some early success in the recruiting department. While they haven’t secured any big commits yet, several of the nation’s top targets are planning visits.

That includes Jackson Keith. Keith is a highly touted small forward in the 2025 recruiting class, currently playing for Southern High School in Durham, North Carolina. He is consistently ranked within the top 120 nationally and a top 30 player at his position across all the major recruiting platforms.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish getting an official visit

According to 24/7 High School Hoops, Shrewsberry’s crew has managed to secure an official visit from the 6-foot-6 small forward. That is quite the accomplishment considering the Notre Dame Fighting Irish are facing off against some of the best teams in the country.

Keith is expected to be in South Bend on October 12. That date just happens to be when the Golden Domers are taking on Stanford in an old rivalry game.

Jackson Keith has offers from the biggest of the big programs

Getting the official visit is key as the Notre Dame basketball team tries to rebuild. However, it’s still got a tall task of it.

Keith has received 22 offers so far from schools such as Appalachian State, College of Charleston, East Carolina, Florida State, George Mason, NC State, North Carolina A&T, Wake Forest, Radford, and Mississippi State.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish looking to steal one

One school that hasn’t come calling for the Durham 4-star prospect is North Carolina. However, that could only be a matter of time.

He's visited the Tar Heels a few times. Plus, members of the staff in Chapel Hill have occasionally made the short trip to check in on him in May. That makes getting Jackson Keith to South Bend all the more important this fall. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish basketball team might have another suitor to fight off by October.