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Melo Trimble on what he has learned from NBA MVP Steph Curry


Melo Trimble on what he has learned from NBA MVP Steph Curry

Watch Melo Trimble's full interview with CSN's Chick Hernandez in the video player above, which will begin momentarily.

NBA MVP Stephen Curry sent a personalized video to Melo Trimble last year, inviting him to take part in his SC 30 Select Camp in the summer as a college counselor. There, he would both work on his own game and mentor the high school players in attendance. 

He accepted and what has followed for both have been major improvements in their respective leagues. Trimble gives at least a little bit of the credit to Curry.

"It gave me more confidence from going to that camp," Trimble told CSN. "It gave me a lot of tools to use when I come back home as far as watching film and, you know, things to do in my workouts and just character.


"Steph Curry is a really good guy and I just learned from him everyone doesn't have to feel like they're on top of the world. You just be mellow and just chill, so that's what I really like about Steph and I kind of brought his character traits back here."

On the season, Trimble is averaging 14.5 points and 5.4 assists per game. He is one of 10 finalists for the Bob Cousy Award, given to the nation's best point guard.

Read more here from Curry's side, talking about his relationship with Trimble courtesy of a CSN interview from Keely Diven on Wednesday. 

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Maryland lineman Jordan McNair dies two weeks following workout collapse

Barbara Haddock Taylor / Baltimore Sun

Maryland lineman Jordan McNair dies two weeks following workout collapse

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland football player hospitalized after an organized team workout two weeks ago, has died.

Maryland executive athletic director Damon Evans said McNair was hospitalized on May 29 and died Wednesday.

McNair was a 6-foot-4, 325-pound offensive lineman preparing for his sophomore season. A graduate of McDonogh (Md.) High School, McNair played one game last season.

After leading McDonogh to an 8-3 record as a senior, McNair chose Maryland over Ohio State, Auburn, Penn State and Rutgers.

In a statement, Maryland coach DJ Durkin said, "Our team is heartbroken with the loss of Jordan McNair. Jordan was an incredible young man, and his passion and enthusiasm made him an invaluable and beloved member of our team."

He added, "Over the past few weeks, Jordan never gave up with his family, friends and team by his side. Our team will continue to be inspired by the spirit of this brave fighter."

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Dustin Clark to part ways with Maryland basketball


Dustin Clark to part ways with Maryland basketball

Maryland basketball head coach Mark Turgeon announced earlier today that assistant coach Dustin Clark is parting ways with the program to pursue an opportunity in Texas with a family business. 

In three seasons as a full-time assistant, Clark was responsible for recruiting Kevin Huerter and Anthony Cowan Jr., along with incoming freshman Aaron Wiggins. 

The 35-year-old also made a point to recruit overseas, spending much of his time at the Canaris Basketball Academy in the Canary Islands, where he found former Terps center Michal Cekovsky and current redshirt freshman forward Joshua Tomaic. 

Clark will become the second member of Turgeon's staff to leave the team following this past season. Nima Omidvar, who was brought on to replace Clark as director of basketball operations in 2014, walked away to become a full-time assistant coach at South Alabama in April. 

At the start of the 2018-19 season, Bino Ranson will be the only original member of Turgeon's staff. 

Matt Brady, who has had previous head coaching stints at James Madison and Marist, will replace Clark. 

In his eight years at JMU, Brady won 139 games and enjoyed four seasons with 20 wins or more. His 2012-13 team won the Colonial Athletic Association and reached the NCAA tournament. He finished with a 73-50 overall record after four seasons at Marist. 

The news comes after a season in which the team failed to make the NCAA tournament with an overall record of 19-13, including 8-10 in Big Ten play.