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Steve Blake impressed with Terps

Steve Blake impressed with Terps

When he was back in the area last week for his annual summer camp in Montgomery County, former Maryland point guard Steve Blake stopped at his alma mater to play in a pickup game with the current team.

Blake was impressed, particularly with fellow point guard Melo Trimble.

Having watched the Terps on television a few times last season, Blake was familiar with what Trimble had done as a freshman. Blake said he saw signs of it last summer, on a similar trip to the Xfinity Center.

“His maturity as a player is impressive,” Blake said. “Last summer when I went down and played pickup with him, I could tell how good he was. I didn’t know he was going...