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Melo Trimble breaks out of slump with career-high 32 points in Maryland's win over Northwestern

Melo Trimble breaks out of slump with career-high 32 points in Maryland's win over Northwestern

Maryland junior guard Melo Trimble resembled his old, younger self Wednesday at Welsh-Ryan Arena, both in terms of the facial hair he didn't have and the shooting touch he always seems to have against Northwestern.

In the midst of a four-game shooting slump, Trimble took over early against the Wildcats, and wasn't finished until he had produced one of the more spectacular shooting performances of his career.

Trimble finished with a career-high 32 points on 12-of-17 shooting, including 4-of-5 on 3-pointers, to lead the No. 23 Terps to a much-needed 74-64 victory over Northwestern.

“Melo’s a great player, and he showed it tonight,” Maryland coach Mark Turgeon said. “I...

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