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With Melo Trimble inconsistent at point guard, Richaud Pack helps keep Terps steady
With Melo Trimble inconsistent at point guard, Richaud Pack helps keep Terps steady

Coach Mark Turgeon has said several times in recent months that he didn’t expect senior transfer Richaud Pack to play as important a role for the Maryland men’s basketball team as he has so far this season. Even Pack said before preseason practice began that he thought he'd be used mostly as a “spark plug” off the bench, playing behind freshman Melo Trimble at point guard and behind senior Dez Wells at shooting guard. Then an injury to forward Evan Smotrycz forced Pack into the starting lineup. Because of his importance to Turgeon as a security blanket when Trimble gets sloppy with the ball, three games into the season, Pack already might be the Terps'...

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