Maryland men's basketball junior guard Melo Trimble received All-America honorable mention by the Associated Press on Tuesday. Trimble, who averaged 16.8 points, 3.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists, received honorable mention for the second straight season. The first team was composed of guards Frank Mason III of Kansas, Josh Hart of Villanova and Lonzo Ball of UCLA, plus forwards Caleb Swanigan of Purdue and Justin Jackson of North Carolina. Votes were based on the regular season and conference tournaments. Mason was the only unanimous selection, receiving all first-team votes from the same 65-member national media panel that selects the weekly AP Top 25.
Nigel Williams-Goss of Gonzaga led the second team and was joined by fellow juniors Dillon Brooks of Oregon and Johnathan Motley of Baylor, sophomore Luke Kennard of Duke and freshman Malik Monk of Kentucky. The third team included freshmen Josh Jackson of Kansas, Markelle Fultz of Washington and Lauri Markkanen of Arizona, junior Bonzie Colson of Notre Dame and sophomore Ethan Happ of Wisconsin.
Trump declines offer to make Nats first pitch
Presidents have regularly thrown out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day for Washington's major league team going back more than a century, but the tradition will not resume this year. The Nationals invited President Donald Trump to do the honors on Monday afternoon, when the team opens its 2017 season at Nationals Park against the Miami Marlins, but the White House declined the invitation Tuesday, citing a scheduling conflict, according to Nationals spokeswoman Jen Giglio. Earlier on Tuesday, Politico reported that Trump was "in talks" to throw out the first pitch and that he could also spend an inning in the MASN broadcast booth. Trump has some experience: He threw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Boston Red Sox hosted the New York Yankees at Fenway Park in 2006.
—Jorge Castillo, The Washington Post
More baseball: The Toronto Blue Jays released pitcher Gavin Floyd (Mount Saint Joseph). ... The San Francisco Giants released former Orioles relief pitcher David Hernandez.
Women's college basketball: Maryland senior guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough will compete in the State Farm College Slam Dunk & 3-Point Championships. The 29th annual event, which will showcase the talents of 24 of the country's top men's and women's players, will air live on ESPN at 7 p.m. Thursday from Grand Canyon University Arena in Phoenix.
Men's college lacrosse: Chris DiPretoro had a hat trick and an assist to help Mount St. Mary's (3-5) to a 13-8 win over Virginia Military Institute (1-7). The Mount went on a 3-0 run in the second quarter to take charge. ... Maryland junior goalie Dan Morris was named Specialist of the Week and senior defenseman Tim Muller Defensive Player of the Week by the Big Ten. ... Navy junior attackman Dave Little was named Player of the Week and senior faceoff specialist Brady Dove Specialist of the Week by the Patriot League. Matt Rees (Boys' Latin) received honorable mention. ... Delaware senior midfielder Will Hirschmann (Archbishop Spalding) was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week.
Women's college lacrosse: Sam Nolan (Fallston) scored her 100th career goal and led host UMBC (7-4) to a 20-7 victory over UC Davis (4-6). Nolan became the 17th player in school history to reach the milestone. The Retrievers struggled early but used a 4-0 run midway through the first half to pull ahead. ... Molly Hendrick had a hat trick and Caylee Waters made five saves to help No. 2 North Carolina (10-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) win, 14-6, over No. 12 Virginia Tech (11-3, 2-1). The visiting Tar Heels led 9-2 in the first half. ... Maryland freshman midfielder Kali Hartshorn was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. Penn State senior attacker Madison Carter (South River) was picked Offensive Player of the Week. ... Loyola Maryland senior defender Bailey Mathis was picked Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week. Navy freshman attacker Kelly Larkin was picked Rookie of the Week and Greyhounds senior attacker Cami Whiteford (Severna Park) received honorable mention. ... Elon senior attacker Stephanie Asher (Glenelg) was picked CAA Player of the Week. Towson freshman defender Olivia Conti was selected Defensive Player of the Week. ... Salisbury senior defender Haley Sieglein (Friends) was named Capital Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
College baseball: Because of Saint Joseph's game against Villanova being moved today, Maryland's game with the Hawks, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed. No make up date has been announced. ... Mount St. Mary's freshman Jared Urban was selected Northeast Conference Rookie of the Week.
College softball: Salisbury senior outfielder Caitlin Lake was named Capital Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
Men's college tennis: Mount St. Mary's senior Mateo DeSomocurcio was named NEC Player of the Week.
Women's college tennis: Mount St. Mary's freshman Alexa Quintanilla was picked NEC Player and Rookie of the Week. ... Salisbury freshman Jordan Schaefer was named CAC Player of the Week.
NBA: The Washington Wizards, who have clinched a playoff berth, announced that they will wear their alternate "Stars and Stripes" uniforms for all home games during the postseason. Washington added the "Stars and Stripes" alternate before the season in conjunction with the team's "military series," which honors a different branch of the military at six home games. The predominantly white jerseys feature the "Washington" word mark across the chest, and side panels with three stars that are reminiscent of the shorts the Bullets wore during the 1970s and early 1980s.