March 11, 2007

Hopson hopes AAU helps erase tough season

One of the nation's top-rated juniors is eager to put this season behind him and get a fresh start.

Five-star Hopkinsville (Ky.) forward Scotty Hopson saw his University Heights squad lose four of its final five games down the stretch, including a 35-point loss to Christian County in the district tournament, to finish at 13-14.

"It was kind of a disappointing season for us," said Hopson, who is rated the No. 1 player in Kentucky and No. 10 prospect nationally for 2008 by "We had a lot of new players this year, basically a whole new lineup, and things never really came together. We struggled quite a bit.

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