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After NBA draft, it looks like Melo Trimble made right decision to return to school

After NBA draft, it looks like Melo Trimble made right decision to return to school

After what transpired in Thursday’s NBA draft, Maryland guard Melo Trimble’s decision not to hire an agent is looking better than it did even back when he made it in April. His subsequent move to return to College Park for his junior year is looking pretty good as well.

Not only did two of Trimble’s former teammates who opted to forgo their remaining eligibility wind up either in the second round (Diamond Stone) or going undrafted (Robert Carter Jr.), but several point guards rated ahead of Trimble after last month’s NBA Combine went much lower than expected.

That Stone dropped from a potential lottery pick coming out of high school to a marginal...

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