Hopkins Beats Eden Prairie, Advances to State Boys Basketball Tournament

Updated: 03/05/2014 11:57 PM
Created: 03/05/2014 11:03 PM

The Hopkins Royals once again punch their dance ticket to the Minnesota State Boys Basketball Tournament beating Eden Prairie 77-64.  This game was a definite track meet.  In the first half, Hopkins had a 15 point lead before Eden Prairie mounted a comeback to tie the game at 35-35 at the half.

The second half started out the same way as the first, Hopkins outscored Eden Prairie in one stretch 27-9, but this time Eden Prairie couldn't overcome that big of a deficit, Hopkins wins 77-64.  The Royals were led by sophomore Amir Coffey who scored a team high 20 points.

This game even had some star power in the crowd, North Carolina Head Coach Roy Williams was in attendance to watch Coffey play.

Watch the extended highlights and post game interviews on this link.

UNC Head Coach Roy Williams taking in the Hopkins vs Eden Prairie game

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