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Terps basketball coach Mark Turgeon denies knowledge of any payments to former player Diamond Stone

Terps basketball coach Mark Turgeon denies knowledge of any payments to former player Diamond Stone

Former Maryland men’s basketball player Diamond Stone’s name appears on a document that alleges he received money from an agent while he was in college, according to a report by Yahoo Sports.

Stone, who played for the Terps during the 2015-16 season before turning pro, received $14,303, according to documents viewed and published Friday by Yahoo Sports. The money came from the agency owned by longtime NBA agent Andy Miller. The documents are part of an FBI investigation into illegal payments to numerous colleges and players.

In a statement released Friday afternoon, Maryland men’s basketball coach Mark Turgeon denied any knowledge of a payment to Stone, who remains the...

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