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Maryland Star Melo Trimble Will Forego Final Season, Enter NBA Draft

The Terrapins' star is headed to the NBA.

Melo Trimble will sign an agent and declare for the 2017 NBA Draft. The Maryland junior point guard tested the waters of entering the Draft last year, however, it looks as though Trimble is serious about taking his talents to the NBA this year.

Maryland announced the news.

Trimble led the Terps in scoring each season during his three-year stint with the team. The Maryland standout was one of the most highly-recruited players out of high school.

247Sports rated the 4-star point guard as the No. 32 overall recruit in the country and the No. 5 point guard in the 2014 recruiting class.

Trimble's best season came as a freshman when he averaged 16.2 points, 3.9 rebounds, and 3.0 assists per game while shooting 41% from three-point range. He suffered a sophomore slump the next season when he averaged 14.8 points, 3.6 rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game while shooting just 31% from three point range.

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Trimble got back to his freshman form during his junior season, but still struggled to shoot the three ball, averaging just 31% from beyond the arc.

The Maryland basketball program returned to prominence with Trimble, and Terrapin fans will surely be sad to see him go.