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Maryland point guard Melo Trimble does what Terps need to win

Maryland point guard Melo Trimble does what Terps need to win

Playing in Madison Square Garden for the first time, Maryland sophomore Melo Trimble channeled his inner Melo.

Not himself, the Big Ten Conference preseason player of the year and first freshman point guard to be named first-team all-Big Ten since Indiana's Eric Gordon in 2008.

With some 40 NBA scouts attending the Jimmy V Classic Tuesday night, Trimble said he kept one of his favorite NBA players in mind.

"I didn't think about, it was kind of hard playing, I had never played in the mecca before," he said. "I just thought about Carmelo Anthony the whole time and I was good."

Trimble's 25-point performance in No. 6 Maryland's 76-66 win over...

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