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Maryland’s Diamond Stone scored 31 points in his D-League debut

This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

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Maryland basketball alum Diamond Stone made his D-League debut on Saturday, and scored 31 points on 12-of-22 shooting for the Santa Cruz Warriors. He added nine rebounds.

Stone’s appeared in three games with the Clippers, grabbing three rebounds and scoring six points in 14 career minutes thus far. Stone was always going to be a project for whichever NBA team drafted him, and with DeAndre Jordan and Marreese Speights in front of him on the depth chart, the Clippers have time for him to develop.

It’s unclear how long his D-League stay will be. Players often get send down for just a game or two at a time, so he could be back in Los Angeles real soon.

In other news

Maryland men’s soccer saw its season meet a bitter, shocking end against Providence in its first NCAA Tournament game.

Maryland women’s basketball comfortably beat Niagra.

Maryland men’s basketball beat Towson in a game that should not have been this close.

Reports are coming in that Charlie Strong will soon be fired. This isn’t exactly shocking.

SB Nation’s Jason Kirk still projects Maryland to play Georgia Tech in the Pinstripe Bowl.