Diamond Stone - C (2015)

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Class

Position

Height

Weight

2015

C

6'10"

253 lb

School

AAU

Whitefish Bay (WI) Dominican HS

The Family / Milwaukee Young Legends

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#1 C / #3 overall)
Scout: (#2 C / #2 overall)
ESPN: 95 (#2 C / #2 overall)
24/7: 99 (#2 C / #10 overall)
Wishoops: (#1 player in 2015)

Previous Rankings: 5 stars (#2 C/#4 overall) by Rivals; 5 stars/95 (#2 C/#3 overall) by ESPN; 5 stars/99 (#3 C/#9 overall > #1/#4) by 24/7

Honors Honors

2014 First Team All-State (AP)*
2014 All-State - Div. 4 (WBCA)*
2013 Second Team All-State (AP)
2013 All-State - Div. 4 (WBCA)*
2012 Honorable Mention All-State (AP)
2012 Second Team All-Midwest Classic Conference - North
2011 WBY Shootout All-Tournament Team (Wishoops.net)

*unanimous selection

Statistics Statistics

2014: | Junior (Dominican)
2013: 13.6 ppg, 7.2 rpg, 2.6 bpg, 54% FG, 14-23 FT in 20 mpg | FIBA Americas U16
2012-13: 16.9 ppg, 11.6 rpg, 3.1 bpg | Sophomore (Dominican)
2011-12: 13.4 ppg, 8.1 rpg, 3.1 bpg | Freshman (Dominican) - MaxPreps

Commitment Status Undecided on College Choice

Stone's recruitment was jump-started in April 2012 with offers from heated, in-state rivals Wisconsin and Marquette. However, it was inevitable that heavyweight players nationwide got involved and Duke, North Carolina and UCLA have turned up the hear. This 6'10" baby-faced monster has dealt relatively well with being touted as one of the top pivot prospects in the country -- regardless of class -- for several years now. Stone developed good footwork and early on he already impressive array of post moves. He wowed onlookers at the LeBron James Skills Academy, then started trimming his physique over the last year or so. Stone has always said that he intended to wait until his junior or senior season to decide on a college, and now .

Press Clippings Recent Press

Related articles on Bucky's 5th Quarter >>

2014
03.13: Diamond Stone leads Dominican's rout (Journal Sentinel)
03.13: Dominican has a Diamond in the middle (Wisconsin State Journal)

2013
10.27: Milwaukee cousins high on everyone's wish list (Wisconsin State Journal)
07.29: Stone wraps up strong summer (247Sports)
07.27: One-on-One With Diamond Stone (OnTheRadarHoops.com)
07.22: Top-10 junior Diamond Stone shows off his passing ability (CBS Sports)
06.04: 2013 USA Basketball Men's U16 National Team Finalized (USA Basketball)
06.01: USA 16U trials wrap up (247 Sports)
05.21: Stone Cold (SLAM)
04.22: New NCAA Rules: Player perspective (ESPN)
01.31: Terps in the mix with 5-star center Diamond Stone (Baltimore Sun)

2012
10.08: Two stand out to Stone (247 Sports)
10.07: Big men stand out at USA basketball minicamp (Rivals)
07.19: 2012 Peach Jam Report - Day 1 (NBE Basketball Report)
07.19: Nike Peach Jam Day One Recap (CBS Sports)
07.10: LBJ: Super sophs duel to the end (Rivals)
07.07: Young Stone hearing from Indiana among others (Courier-Journal)
03.17: 6-9 freshman is a gem for Wisconsin champions (MaxPreps)
03.15: Whitefish Bay Dominican, freshman Diamond Stone shine (Journal-Sentinel)
03.15: Vikings can't slow down Dominican (Eau Claire Leader-Telegram)
03.13: Dominican freshman Stone a rock-solid presence (Journal-Sentinel)

2011
12.30: Observations from the 2011 WBY Shootout (Wishoops.net)
05.20: John Lucas International Combine Report: Class of 2015 Top Performers Part 1 (BasketballSpotlight.com)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Highlights: Diamond Stone vs Henry Ellenson - BadgerBlitz/YouTube (12.28.13)
Highlights: Summer Jam: Local star shines - Rivals (07.19.13)
Highlights: Koenig, Wilson, Stone & Conway At The '12 WBY Shootout - YouTube (12.27.12)
Highlights: Diamond Stone - Waukegan - Vimeo (10.16.12)
Interview: RecruitingNation: Diamond Stone Interview - YouTube (10.07.12)
Interview: Dominican's Diamond Stone - Madison.com (03.17.12)
Highlights: 6'10" Diamond Stone - Class of 2015 Top Center - YouTube (03.17.12)
Highlights: Diamond Stone - Vimeo (12.07.11)
Highlights: NY2LA Breakfast of Champions League - YouTube (10.16.11)
Highlights: Diamond Stone Basketball Highlights - John Lucas Camp - YouTube (09.04.11)

More Info Additional Info

2013-14 Schedule | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

Twitter: @Diamond_Stone33

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