Melo Trimble returning to Maryland for junior season, sources say

— -- Maryland sophomore point guard  Melo Trimble is returning to College Park for his junior season, sources told ESPN.

The 6-foot-3 Trimble averaged 14.8 points, 4.9 assists and 3.6 rebounds this past season and was considered a lock to leave the program -- until he struggled the second half of the season.

Multiple NBA executives told ESPN that Trimble was expected to be selected in the latter half of the second round if he remained in the draft.

Maryland coach Mark Turgeon will lose his four other starters. Jake Layman and Rasheed Sulaimon graduated, and Diamond Stone and Robert Carter Jr. both left early for the NBA.

The deadline for underclassmen to withdraw is 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday night.

The only other player who declared and has yet to make a decision is  Valparaiso's Alec Peters.