On the Hop

On the Hop

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - - Belmont University men's basketball freshman Nick Hopkins (Fayetteville, Tenn.) has been named OVC Freshman of the Week, the league office announced Monday.

The guard scored 22 points on 8-for-12 shooting in the season opener at Washington. The performance marked the highest single-game scoring output in a Belmont debut since the Bruins became an NCAA Division I member institution.

Hopkins was a 2016 Tennessee First Team All-State selection and Tennessee Mr. Basketball Class A.

Belmont returns to game action Monday, Nov. 13 vs. Vanderbilt.