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Hopkins scores 29 to lead Fresno St. past Weber St., 83-71

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) Jaron Hopkins had career highs of 29 points and seven steals and Deshon Taylor scored 18 to help Fresno State beat Weber State 83-71 on Thursday night.

Hopkins made a career-best 11 field goal on 16 attempts. Bryson Williams had 12 points and eight rebounds and Ray Bowles scored 11 for Fresno State (5-2).

Hopkins scored eight points as the Bulldogs jumped to a 20-4 lead fewer than seven minutes in and Fresno State never trailed. Michal Kozak's 3-pointer capped a 7-0 spurt that pulled Weber State (4-3) within eight points with six minutes left in the first half, but the Wildcats would get no closer.

Hopkins made a jumper, and after Zach Braxton hit a free throw on the other end, made back-to-back layups to make it 42-28 and Fresno State scored 10 of the first 13 second-half points to push the lead to 21 points. Weber State closed the game with a 7-1 run.

Brekkott Chapman led the Wildcats with 21 points and a career-high eight rebounds.

Weber State shot 54 percent, including 10 of 20 from 3-point range, but the Bulldogs scored 22 points off 21 Wildcats turnovers.

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Key Players
M. Kozak
R. Bowles Jr.
38.0 Min. Per Game 38.0
21.0 Pts. Per Game 21.0
3.0 Ast. Per Game 3.0
3.0 Reb. Per Game 3.0
70.0 Field Goal % 54.5
50.0 Three Point % 36.4
100.0 Free Throw % 66.7
  Defensive rebound by Bryson Williams 16.0
  Jordan Dallas missed layup 18.0
+ 1 Deshon Taylor made 2nd of 2 free throws 32.0
  Deshon Taylor missed 1st of 2 free throws 32.0
  Personal foul on Dusty Baker 32.0
+ 2 Dusty Baker made layup, assist by Jerrick Harding 1:02
  Lost ball turnover on Deshon Taylor, stolen by Brekkott Chapman 1:07
+ 2 Brekkott Chapman made layup, assist by Dusty Baker 1:07
  Defensive rebound by Dusty Baker 1:13
  Ray Bowles Jr. missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:15
+ 1 Brekkott Chapman made free throw 1:39
Team Stats
Points 71 83
Field Goals 26-48 (54.2%) 28-54 (51.9%)
3-Pointers 10-20 (50.0%) 5-17 (29.4%)
Free Throws 9-10 (90.0%) 22-29 (75.9%)
Total Rebounds 26 26
Offensive 3 8
Defensive 21 16
Team 2 2
Assists 17 15
Steals 5 15
Blocks 3 2
Turnovers 20 12
Fouls 24 16
Technicals 0 0
21 PTS, 8 REB, 2 AST
29 PTS, 5 REB, 4 AST
12T
away team logo Weber State 4-3 304171
home team logo Fresno State 5-2 443983
Team Stats
away team logo Weber State 4-3 79.3 PPG 37.7 RPG 11.6 APG
home team logo Fresno State 5-2 76.5 PPG 38.1 RPG 14.3 APG
Key Players
23
B. Chapman F 12.5 PPG 8.5 RPG 2.0 APG 48.5 FG%
00
J. Hopkins G PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
B. Chapman F 21 PTS 8 REB 2 AST
J. Hopkins G 29 PTS 5 REB 4 AST
54.2 FG% 51.9
50.0 3PT FG% 29.4
90.0 FT% 75.9
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Chapman 21 8 2 6/9 4/7 5/5 3 29 3 0 4 1 7
Z. Braxton 14 5 3 5/9 0/0 4/5 2 29 0 0 1 2 3
R. Richardson 10 1 3 4/6 2/4 0/0 2 24 0 1 2 0 1
M. Kozak 8 3 0 3/3 2/2 0/0 2 23 0 1 1 0 3
J. Harding 4 1 4 2/11 0/2 0/0 2 29 1 0 4 0 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
B. Chapman 21 8 2 6/9 4/7 5/5 3 29 3 0 4 1 7
Z. Braxton 14 5 3 5/9 0/0 4/5 2 29 0 0 1 2 3
R. Richardson 10 1 3 4/6 2/4 0/0 2 24 0 1 2 0 1
M. Kozak 8 3 0 3/3 2/2 0/0 2 23 0 1 1 0 3
J. Harding 4 1 4 2/11 0/2 0/0 2 29 1 0 4 0 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
D. Baker 7 5 5 3/4 1/2 0/0 4 28 0 0 2 0 5
T. Ary-Turner 3 0 0 1/2 1/2 0/0 5 9 1 0 3 0 0
J. Dallas 2 1 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 3 11 0 1 1 0 1
R. Nelson 2 0 0 1/2 0/1 0/0 1 16 0 0 2 0 0
R. Court 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
C. John - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Morris - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Vialen - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Lang - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Leonhardt - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Patten - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 71 24 17 26/48 10/20 9/10 24 200 5 3 20 3 21
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Hopkins 29 5 4 11/16 0/0 7/10 2 33 7 0 2 0 5
D. Taylor 18 0 2 4/6 0/1 10/13 1 33 3 2 3 0 0
B. Williams 12 8 1 5/8 0/0 2/2 3 29 0 0 3 3 5
R. Bowles Jr. 11 3 2 4/10 2/6 1/2 2 33 1 0 1 1 2
S. Bittner 9 3 4 3/6 3/6 0/0 3 29 3 0 0 2 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Hopkins 29 5 4 11/16 0/0 7/10 2 33 7 0 2 0 5
D. Taylor 18 0 2 4/6 0/1 10/13 1 33 3 2 3 0 0
B. Williams 12 8 1 5/8 0/0 2/2 3 29 0 0 3 3 5
R. Bowles Jr. 11 3 2 4/10 2/6 1/2 2 33 1 0 1 1 2
S. Bittner 9 3 4 3/6 3/6 0/0 3 29 3 0 0 2 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Taylor 2 3 2 0/5 0/4 2/2 1 21 0 0 0 2 1
T. Carter II 2 2 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 4 14 0 0 3 0 2
J. McWilliams 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 8 1 0 0 0 0
N. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Grimes - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Rojas - - - - - - - - - - - - -
G. Dekoninck - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Fitzgerald-Warren - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 83 24 15 28/54 5/17 22/29 16 200 15 2 12 8 16