"St. Thomas More was my mother's decision," said Ebanks. "She felt like it would be the best place for me. She just felt comfortable with the school. They kept in contact. We took a visit up there, and she liked it."
The Queens native will have an opportunity to work with one of the most well-respected coaches on the prep circuit in Jere Quinn.
"Everybody tells me that he's a terrific coach who will really help me with my game," said Ebanks. "I'm looking forward to going up there."
Ebanks is a unique talent, what with his blend of length, versatility, and feel. He has established himself on a national level with his play at the ABCD camp and on the AAU circuit with the Metro Hawks.
Now a junior, the strain of the recruiting process should lessen, if only a little bit. That's not to say he isn't being vigorously pursued by programs already.
Devin participated in the Elite 24 Hoops Classic at Harlem's Rucker Park on Friday, scoring 13 points.