Melo Trimble knew “something was up” when Bishop O’Connell boy’s basketball coach Joe Wootten had the team stay after practice Wednesday night to watch the McDonald’s All-American selection show on ESPNU.
“We’ve never watched that show,” Trimble said.
Trimble found out why Wootten, the son of legendary DeMatha coach Morgan Wootten, had the team watch. The 6-foot-2, 175-pound point guard is the first College Park-bound recruit to be named to the prestigious McDonald’s team since Mike Jones in 2003.
“I was surprised to hear that,” Trimble said about the 11-year drought of future Terps being named to the...