It’s been a good week for former Maryland basketball players in the NBA G League. Just hours apart on Monday night, Melo Trimble put up 20 points, six assists and four rebounds for the Iowa Wolves, while Diamond Stone exploded for 30 points and 12 rebounds for the Salt Lake City Stars.
Here are their highlights:
Stone’s 30 points are the most he’s scored in any game this season, topping the 25 he put up against the Delaware 87ers while he was still with the Windy City Bulls. His 12 rebounds and 14 made free throws (on 14 attempts) were also season-highs.
Monday night marked the fourth time Trimble has scored exactly 20 points this season; he’s gone over that threshold nine different times. His season high came back in November when he dropped 37 on the Northern Arizona Suns.
If Trimble and Stone keep putting up numbers like these, they could find themselves in NBA uniforms sooner rather than later. For now, though, it’s fun to appreciate these great performances for what they are: great performances.
In other news
Maryland baseball lost in frustrating fashion to Delaware Tuesday afternoon, but centerfielder Zach Jancarksi made this outstanding, full-extension diving catch. It earned him the No. 5 spot on SportsCenter’s 11:00-hour Top 10 plays.
Everybody knows by now that the men’s basketball team didn’t make a postseason tournament (if you didn’t ..... sorry this is how you’re finding out). Lamar lays the season to rest here.
We still like to have fun though, so join our Testudo Times bracket challenge and submit those picks!
Maryland football completed its fifth practice of the spring session Tuesday afternoon. Here are some great shots from practice. We’ll be allowed back on Thursday afternoon, and will come back to this space with more notes.
From our friends over at The Diamondback, Maryland women’s lacrosse is up to No. 4 in the nation after dismantling No. 8 Syracuse on the road, 18-11, this past weekend.