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Maryland-Ohio State matchup features two of Big Ten's top freshmen
Maryland-Ohio State matchup features two of Big Ten's top freshmen

Going into last week, Melo Trimble had won a majority of his individual matchups as a freshman at Maryland, including several in the Big Ten. Trimble was then badly outplayed by Indiana's Yogi Ferrell and outscored by fellow freshman James Blackmon Jr. in a 19-point romp by the Hoosiers on Thursday in Bloomington. Trimble allowed Northwestern’s Bryant McIntosh to do the same until the last few minutes of a 68-67 win Sunday at Xfinity Center. The 6-foot-3 point guard will have another difficult test Thursday at Ohio State. Not only will Trimble be matched up with senior Shannon Scott, his performance against the Buckeyes will be measured in terms of how he and fellow freshman...

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