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Romelo Trimble, aka Melo, is a 6-foot-2, 185-pound sophomore scoring guard from Arlington (Va.) Bishop O’Connell who you will soon be hearing more from.
Damon Handon, Trimble’s coach with the DC Assault, says Trimble holds offers from Rutgers, UMass and George Mason and also has interest from Villanova and Maryland.
“I think he does like Rutgers,” Handon told SNY.tv by phone. “He really likes [associate head] Coach [David] Cox. I think he’s been up there a couple times for team camp and also went up there for an unofficial visit for MidKnight Madness.”
Handon said Trimble, averaging approximately 20 points in the prestigious Washington Catholic Athletic Conference, also likes UMass.
“He’s more of a combo guard,” Handon said. “He’s more of a scoring guard who could transition into being a good combo guard in college.”
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.