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NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament
Maryland freshmen Melo Trimble and Jared Nickens no wallflowers at their first Big Dance
Maryland freshmen Melo Trimble and Jared Nickens no wallflowers at their first Big Dance

Ever since they kept Maryland competitive against Virginia in early December despite the absence of injured star Dez Wells, Mark Turgeon's freshmen have saved the Terps on numerous occasions. Friday night, two of the freshmen helped fourth-seeded Maryland beat No. 13 seed Valparaiso, 65-62, in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Point guard Melo Trimble overcame a relatively slow start to record his second double double, finishing with nine of his 14 points in the second half to go along with 10 rebounds. It is almost expected now from Trimble, who was the first freshman point guard to be named to the All-Big Ten first team since Indiana's Eric Gordon in 2008. What...

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