Maryland junior point guard Melo Trimble was named to the Associated Press' All-Big Ten Conference first team Tuesday in voting by 13 journalists covering the conference. Purdue sophomore Caleb Swanigan was a unanimous choice for AP's Player of the Year and Minnesota's Richard Pitino is Coach of the Year. Trimble and Swanigan were joined on the first team by Minnesota junior Nate Mason, Iowa senior Peter Jok and Wisconsin sophomore Ethan Happ. Jok and Trimble were second-team picks in 2016. Michigan State freshman Miles Bridges was the choice of all voters for Newcomer of the Year. Happ was Defensive Player of the Year. Trimble also was named to the U.S. Basketball Writers Association All-District III team, which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
More men's college basketball: UMBC senior wing Will Darley (Dulaney) and junior guard Jairus Lyles received All-America East Conference second-team honors. Junior guard K.J. Maura was named to the league's all-defensive team and freshman forward Arkel Lamar earned a spot on the all-rookie team. ... Loyola Maryland junior guard Andre Walker was named to the All-Patriot League first team and senior forward Jarred Jones (John Carroll) earned second-team recognition. ... Navy junior guard Shawn Anderson was selected to the All-Patriot League second team and junior guard Bryce Dulin to the conference's all-defensive team. ... Coppin State junior center Chas Brown was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Week. ... Towson senior forward John Davis and junior guard Mike Morsell were named to the All-Colonial Athletic Association second team. Drexel guard Kurk Lee (St. Frances) made the rookie team, Towson junior guard Deshaun Morman made the defensive team, and Towson senior forward Arnaud William Adala Moto made the academic team. ... American senior forward Charlie Jones (Mount Saint Joseph) was named Patriot League Scholar-Athlete of the Year. ... Salisbury senior forward Wyatt Smith (John Carroll) and senior guard Justin Witmer were named to the All-Capital Athletic Conference first team. The second team included Salisbury senior forward Gordon Jeter, Frostburg State junior guard Tyler Michael and St. Mary's junior guard Delaszo Smith (Annapolis).
Women's college basketball: Morgan State (9-21) lost, 59-51, to Savannah State (12-18) in a MEAC quarterfinal in Norfolk, Va. Braennan Farrar had 12 points for the Bears.
Arena Football League: Brigade coach Omarr Smith announced that Walt Housman, Virgil Gray, James Roe and Scott Bailey will serve as his assistants for the team's inaugural season in the Arena Football League. Roe played for the Ravens from 1996 to 1998 as a wide receiver.
Short-track speed skating: Thomas Hong (Maryland, Atholton) is part of the United States men's relay team that will compete in the final major international event of the pre-Olympic season Friday to Sunday at the International Skating Union World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands. He will be the only World Championships rookie on the men's side but is a four-time World Junior Championships team member and is coming off a two-medal performance at that event, claiming a silver in the 500-meter and a bronze in the 3,000 relay.
NFL: Indianapolis Colts offensive lineman and former Raven Joe Reitz announced his retirement. Reitz, 31, played nine seasons in the NFL, the last six with his hometown team. He played in 73 games, starting 44 with the Colts at tackle and guard. Last season, he started six games. Reitz originally signed with the Ravens as an undrafted rookie out of Western Michigan, where he played basketball. After two seasons in Baltimore, he joined the Miami Dolphins in 2010 before finding a home with the Colts in 2011. He won the Colts' Ed Block Courage Award in 2015.
NHL: The Washington Capitals signed college defenseman Kristofers Bindulis to a three-year entry-level deal starting next season. He will join the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League for the rest of the season on a tryout agreement. The Capitals also signed forward Hampus Gustafsson to a two-year, entry-level deal beginning with the 2017-18 season. He will also report to Hershey for the rest of the season. The Capitals also reassigned forward Paul Carey to Hershey.
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Men's college lacrosse: Loyola Maryland sophomore attacker Pat Spencer (Boys' Latin) was named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week. Navy sophomore midfielder Grayson Torain received honorable mention. ... Catholic junior midfielder Bennett Bradley (Loyola Blakefield) was named Landmark Conference Offensive Athlete of the Week.
Women's college lacrosse: Johns Hopkins sophomore attacker Miranda Ibello (Maryvale Prep) was selected Co-Offensive Player of the Week and attacker Maggie Schneidereith (Towson High) Freshman of the Week by the Big Ten Conference. Maryland sophomore goalie Megan Taylor (Glenelg) was picked as Defensive Player of the Week. ... Navy junior Jenna Collins (River Hill) was named Midfielder of the Week and freshman attacker Kelly Larkin Rookie of the Week by the Patriot League. ... Elon junior attacker Stephanie Asher (Glenelg) was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week. James Madison freshman defender Emma Johnson (Atholton) was named Rookie of the Week. ... Georgetown sophomore midfielder Francesca Whitehurst (Roland Park) was named to the Big East weekly honor roll.
Men's college soccer: Zach Bowman will join Navy as a volunteer assistant coach. Bowman played at Stevens Institute of Technology under current Midshipmen coach Tim O'Donohue. Bowman, a 2008 La Plata graduate, was an assistant at La Plata in 2015 and 2016. He has played three seasons with the Detroit Waza Flo of the Major Arena Soccer League.
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