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Melo Trimble ‘will be fine’ for Maryland basketball’s opener, per report

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

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Melo Trimble suffered an ankle injury in Maryland basketball’s exhibition win over Catawba on Saturday, but all signs are that he should be good to go when the Terps open their regular season against American on Friday.

Rothstein is generally a guy to trust on these things, and this jives with what the team said during and after Saturday’s exhibition.

“Melo’s going to be fine,” head coach Mark Turgeon said after the game. “If this was a big game, Melo would’ve played. I guess they call it a grade-one ankle sprain, so we’ve got to get him ready for Friday.”

Maryland tips off against American at Xfinity Center this Friday at 7 p.m. Looks like we can expect Trimble to be among the Terps’ starting five.

In other news

Our weekly outlook on the Maryland football team ahead of this weekend’s matchup against Ohio State.

Opinions are mixed on Maryland’s uniforms for this Saturday’s game against Ohio State. Yes, the Mountain Dew “Code Red” jerseys.

Here’s what former Maryland defender Shawne Merriman learned from suing Nike.

DJ Durkin asked for an explanation from the Big Ten on why this hit that sent Perry Hills out of Saturday’s game wasn’t a penalty.

Via ESPN

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