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Melo Trimble's return to Xfinity Center will bring memories, not motivation for Maryland

Melo Trimble's return to Xfinity Center will bring memories, not motivation for Maryland

More than three years after coming to Maryland as its first five-star recruit in 11 seasons and nearly a year after hitting his final shot at Xfinity Center — a 3-pointer to beat Michigan State — Melo Trimble returns Saturday as a visitor, not a savior.

Currently home in Upper Marlboro during the NBA G League’s break for the top level’s All-Star weekend, Trimble and former teammate Jake Layman, now in his second season with the Portland Trail Blazers, will be back to watch the struggling Terps play Rutgers on Saturday.

Trimble, who has played well in his rookie season as the starting point guard for Iowa Wolves, said Friday that it will be “pretty weird” to be watching a...

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