The Terps defeated Monmouth 61-56 on Friday night in their first game without Dez Wells, who is out four weeks with a fractured wrist.
Freshman Melo Trimble led the way with 24 points, just four days after he dropped 31 on Arizona State. He also added five rebounds, three assists and a steal. Jake Layman added 14 points and four rebounds, while Evan Smotrycz scored four points and grabbed six rebounds in his return.
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Jon Graham was aggressive early, grabbing the rebound here for a putback.
Melo Trimble with the nice dish down low for a dunk by Jake Layman
Dion Wiley had a nice drive here, which he finished with his left hand.
With the shot clock winding down, Melo the Fearless calmly nails a three to make it 26-14.
A very nice play here by Michal Cekovsky, who's starting to really show what he can do offensively. Here, the big man backs his defender down, then makes a turnaround jumper.
A big three by Jared Nickens, which came with just under five minutes left in the game. This three pushed the Terps lead to 50-40.