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Bryce Hopkins enters NCAA transfer portal: Kentucky Wildcats Basketball News

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Bryce Hopkins enters NCAA transfer portal: Kentucky Wildcats Basketball News

Kentucky Wildcats freshman ahead Bryce Hopkins results in being the most up-to-date Wildcat to enter his name into the transfer portal, he declared these days. He joins Dontaie Allen as gamers who’ve entered the portal so much given that the time ended.

Hopkins was a previous 4-star prospect out of Chicago and was at first committed to Louisville, but decommitted from the Cardinals in favor of John Calipari and his Wildcats.

In the course of his one year in Lexington, Hopkins averaged 6.4 minutes for each activity and 2.1 factors per sport on 43{cf07cd047201b183b19c0b335dbd7d35a498f84568531c8abe8643bd3ccfd494} taking pictures from the area and 1.4 rebounds for each video game.

Most notably, Hopkins had a breakout activity against the LSU Tigers at Rupp Arena this earlier year, when the Wildcats had been actively playing without the need of Sahvir Wheeler and TyTy Washington, Hopkins stepped up and scored 13 factors off the bench in just 16 minutes, and gave Kentucky a generally snug direct towards the Tigers.

Immediately after that, even though, Hopkins in no way saw a lot playing time even with John Calipari insisting that he need to play Hopkins far more immediately after his explosive night against LSU. Hopkins did not see the floor in Kentucky’s ultimate two online games of the season, both equally losses to Tennessee and Saint Peter’s.

Hopkins saw double-digit minutes just 2 times in SEC participate in.

Hopkins selected the Wildcats over Illinois, DePaul, Providence and handful of other universities the very first go-all around, I would assume people exact faculties to be in engage in, as very well as the Louisville Cardinals all over again, particularly with Kenny Payne at the helm in Louisville.

This just one stings for the Kentucky basketball software, as Hopkins was witnessed as a participant with untapped possible just ready to be unleashed.

Best of luck to Bryce.

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