By David McCoy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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1:44 PM EDT, September 27, 2012
MISHAWAKA –Notre Dame has landed one of the most sought-after basketball recruits in the country.
Marian senior Demetrius Jackson, the most highly-rated player to come from Michiana in a long time, announced that he had chosen the Irish over Illinois.
It's a huge get for the Irish. Jackson is ranked as one of the top 30 high school players in the entire country and one of the top 5 point guards.
Many of the top college programs wanted him – Illinois, Butler, Michigan State, Xavier, Florida State, Louisville, Kansas, even Kentucky and Indiana were interested.
Jackson is the most highly-rated prospect to pick Notre Dame in 10 years.
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