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Maryland Minute - 1.14.15 - Who's praising Melo Trimble now?

The Terps freshman star is drawing some major national attention.

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Player of the Year Power Rankings: Jahlil Okafor the favorite, Delon Wright top three? | CollegeBasketballTalk
Maryland freshman PG Melo Trimble checks in at number nine. That's kind of insane. Remind me again how he wasn't a consensus 5-star recruit?

Tisdale/ Frosh Watch: Looney lands weekly award -
Trimble moves up a spot to fourth place in CBS's freshman rankings.

Rutgers 'not going to let anything be easy' for Maryland's offense - Baltimore Sun
Rutgers' upset over Wisconsin happened primarily because of the Scarlet Knights' defense. They'll look to do the same thing to Maryland.

Eddie Jordan of Rutgers coached Melo Trimble for one AAU game - The Washington Post
In a twist of fate, Maryland's star guard will get to face his old AAU coach tonight. Eddie Jordan, also formerly a coach for the Wizards, kept Trimble on the bench for much of their time together, in favor of more senior players like Nate Britt, Kris Jenkins and Roddy Peters.

Maryland freshman Jared Nickens readies for shot at Rutgers - The Diamondback : Sports
Really nice piece about the sharpshooter from New Jersey playing his hometown (well, down the road) team. Nickens, unsurprisingly, is friends with a few Scarlet Knight players.

Indiana loses Hanner Mosquera-Perea indefinitely due to knee injury - ESPN
The hits keep coming on the injury front for future Big Ten foes. Mosquera-Perea has been one of the Hoosiers few reliable frontcourt players this season. He'll almost certainly be out for Maryland's road trip to Bloomington on January 22nd. The return game in College Park is on February 11th.