Hopson gets SEC honor

Tennessee's Scotty Hopson was named SEC?Player of the Week after he averaged 18.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists while leading the Vols to the NIT?Season Tip-Off championship.

Hopson was named Most Outstanding Player honors of the prestigious tournament after powering the Volunteers to victories over VCU and seventh-ranked Villanova.

Hopson scored a team-high 18 points in each game, and his 11-rebound effort against VCU gave him his first career double-double.

He shot .462 from the field and .400 from 3-point range while helping Tennessee become just the second SEC team ever to win the NIT Season Tip-Off championship.

Hopson's Season Stats


15.8 4.2 1.8 0.2 0.6

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