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Tahlon Hopkins
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Tahlon Hopkins 2918145
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Farmington, Ark.
High School: Farmington High School
Other College: Homeschool
Major: General Studies
Experience: 1 Letter

SOPHOMORE (2017-18): Appeared in 29 games and made four starts … averaged 2.0 points per game … scored a season high 12 points against UT Arlington on Jan. 13 … scored in double-digits two times … averaged 1.5 rebounds per game … had a season best six rebounds against ULM on Dec. 29 … averaged 12.6 minutes per contest.

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in 32 games with 27 starts … led the team with a 42.7 field goal percentage … her percentage also ranked as the 12th best in the Sun Belt … ranked fourth on the team with 8.9 points per game … ranked third on the team with 4.7 rebounds per game … scored a season-high 20 points against South Alabama on Jan. 19 … also grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against the Jaguars for her second double-double of the season … also had a double-double at UT martin on Dec. 14 … went a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line against Kennesaw State on Dec. 19 … had the game-winning shot against Georgia State on Feb. 23 … scored 14 points against Troy in the quarterfinals of the Sun Belt Conference Tournament.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 10 points, eight rebounds and 2.4 blocked shots per game as a junior in 2013-14 ... earned all-conference and all-state accolades and was named the All-Northwest Arkansas Media Newcomers of the Year ... helped Farmington to the 4A-1 conference championship and a regional championship ... earned a berth in the 4A state semifinals ... In 2014-15, she averaged to 12.1 per night, while also collecting 6.1 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.2 steals. She also was recognized for being just one of six players from the state Arkansas for McDonald's All-American status ... also played competed for the NWA Hornets of the Tri-State Home School Athletics Association and helped the squad to a national runner-up in 2011 and 2013 ... played for Fayetteville Christian High School during the 2015-16 season.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Eddie and Dodie Hopkins ... has two sisters (Taylor and Tayton) ... Tayton is also a member of the A-State women's basketball team ... enjoys reading.

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