The return of Wisconsin freshman forward Charlie Thomas to his home state will be much different Saturday at the Xfinity Center in College Park than Diamond Stone's homecoming game was last month at the Kohl Center in Madison, Wisc.
Thomas, who grew up in Clarksville and graduated last spring from River Hill, knows Maryland fans will not be booing his every move, as Badger fans did with Stone.
"I hope not," Thomas said with a laugh during a Thursday phone interview. "We'll just have to see."
Then again, the 6-foot-8 Thomas was not nearly as prominent a recruit as Stone despite finishing as River Hill's all-time leader in points, rebounds and blocked...