Melo Trimble drops 31 as Maryland defeats Richmond in OT, 88-82

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Melo Trimble drops 31 as Maryland defeats Richmond in OT, 88-82

NEW YORK (AP) Melo Trimble scored a game high 31 points to lead Maryland to an 88-82 win over Richmond in overtime of the second game of the Barclays Center Classic Friday in New York.

Anthony Cowan added 18 for Maryland (6-0), Justin Jackson chipped in 16 points and seven rebounds and Kevin Huerter had 12 points and 10 rebounds.

ShawnDre’ Jones had 23 points and T.J. Cline scored 18 for the Spiders (3-2). Marshall Wood added 15 points and Khwan Fore 13.

Maryland scored eight of the first nine points of the extra period – Cowan made two free throws, Jackson drilled a 3 from in front of the Terrapins’ bench and Trimble’s 3-point play made it 78-71.

Cline had a pair of free throws that cut the deficit to 81-77, but that was as close as the Spiders would come.

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