With the college basketball season now in the books, fans' focus shifts to recruiting and the new faces that will be on campus next year.
The Big Ten office announced that it agrees with Maryland’s one-game suspension of men’s basketball player Diamond Stone for violating the Big Ten Sportsmanship Policy on Saturday night. The conference also publicly reprimands Stone for his actions. Stone was issued a contact dead ball technical foul at the end of the first half during Saturday’s game against Wisconsin. He will serve the suspension Thursday at Minnesota. Stone’s actions were in violation of Big Ten Conference Agreement 10.01, which states in part that “The Big Ten Conference expects all contests involving a member institution to be conducted without compromise to any
Welcome to college basketball stardom, Diamond Stone. [ MORE: Catch up on Wednesday’s Big Ten basketball action ] Maryland’s star freshman scored a career-high 39 points in the Terrapins’ 70-64 comeback win over Penn State on Wednesday. Stone’s 39 points set a school freshman record and he did it while coming off the bench. The freshman standout also added 12 rebounds and two blocks in the win. Here is a look at some of the top plays from Stone.
The Big Ten took center stage in the college basketball world on Friday night. There were a total of eight games featuring Big Ten men’s basketball teams, highlighted by No. 3 Maryland’s 65-58 win over Rider. The conference went 4-4 overall on Friday as Michigan State cruised by Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 92-46, Minnesota topped Missouri State, 74-69, and Northwestern got the best of Columbia, 83-80. On the losing end, Wisconsin fell to Georgetown, 71-61, Penn State lost to Duquesne, 78-52, and Michigan fell short to Xavier, 86-70. Here is a look at the top highlights from Friday’s action. Maryland’s Diamond Stone
Diamond Stone is a big deal. The 6-foot-10 dynamo has a game to match his name. Maryland and Wisconsin wanted the four-time Wisconsin state champion, but it was former that won out.