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MM 8.11: Melo Trimble signs with Galatasaray S.K.

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This is the Maryland Minute, a short story followed by a roundup of Terps-related news.

Melo Trimble warms up before Maryland's game against Hawaii. Sung Min Kim/Testudo Times (2016)

Former Maryland men’s basketball star Melo Trimble signed with Galatasary S.K., the Turkish club announced on Tuesday.

Trimble most recently played for Fuenlabrada, a professional Spanish team, and averaged 16.4 points, 3.4 assists, 2.4 boards and 1.5 steals per game.

In his final run with the Terps during the 2016-17 season, the guard averaged a team-high 16.8 points per game. The Upper Marlboro, Maryland native capped off his collegiate career with a unanimous First Team All-Big Ten selection from the coaches and solidified his spot in the history books ranking 13th in points with 1,658 and second in successful free throws with 503.

Trimble's first appearance with Galatasary is set to take place during the Basketball Champions League in mid-September.

In other news

Incoming Maryland women’s lacrosse freshman Demma Hall earned the USA TODAY High School Sports National Player of the Year.

Former Terp Brandon Lowe continued his hot streak at the plate with a home run against the Boston Red Sox Tuesday.

Maryland women’s golf released its 2021-22 schedule.

Maryland field hockey shared a photo from its first team meeting ahead of the 2021-22 season.