Chicago big man picks DePaul

Six-foot-10 center Thomas Hamilton Jr. (Chicago/IMG Academy) gave DePaul a commitment for its 2013 class on Sunday, ESPN.com has confirmed.

Hamilton is a Chicago native who left Whitney Young H.S. last summer to attend IMG Academy in Florida this year. He was garnering interest from Bradley, Illinois and Boston College.

Hamilton joins a Blue Demons class that includes ESPN 100 PG Billy Garrett Jr. (Chicago/Morgan Park), SG R.J. Curington (Dyer, Ind./Oak Hill Academy), C Forrest Robinson (Eastland, Texas/South Plains College) and PF Greg Sequele (Los Angeles/Citrus Junior College).