More men: Maryland freshman point guard Melo Trimble has been eliminated from consideration for the John R. Wooden Award, given to the nation's top player. Trimble, who made the first cut from 50 players to 25, was taken off the list Wednesday when the pool of candidates was reduced to 20. Four freshmen remain: Ohio State guard D'Angelo Russell, Arizona forward Stanley Johnson and two Duke players, point guard Tyus Jones and center Jahlil Okafor. Russell and Wisconsin center Frank Kaminsky are the only Big Ten players left. ... Pittsburgh sophomore Jamel Artis of Baltimore was named Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Week by a media panel after averaging 26 points, eight rebounds, 3.5 assists and three steals.