Shell shocked: Stone chooses Maryland over Wisconsin
Dominican High School star Diamond Stone announced Friday night that he was choosing the University of Maryland over the University of Wisconsin, shocking basketball fans in the Badger State even as Bo Ryan's Badgers are on the cusp of another Final Four appearance.
Stone's Dominican teams won the state championship all four years he was in high school. The 6'10\", 245 pound Stone also was reportedly considering Arizona, Connecticut and Oklahoma State.
Recent reports had Stone leaning toward committing to Wisconsin, an exciting prospect for a Badgers team looking for back to back Final Four appearances for the first time in school history.