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Analysis: Justin Jackson better off returning to Maryland than staying in NBA draft

Analysis: Justin Jackson better off returning to Maryland than staying in NBA draft

A day after InsideMDSports.com reported that sources said Maryland forward Justin Jackson was leaning toward staying in the NBA draft, the same website reported that the rising sophomore is now leaning the other way, tilting the equation toward his return to College Park.

If Jackson needs a push in one direction or the other, he might look more at Diamond Stone than at Melo Trimble.

Stone, a former McDonald's All American who came to Maryland in 2015 as a potential one-and-done lottery pick and left as the No. 40 selection overall after averaging similarly solid numbers as Jackson, recently finished his rookie year with the Los Angeles Clippers. He appeared in seven games, the...

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