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Former GSU star set for national hoops’ shrine
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GRAMBLING — Former Grambling State University basketball legend Bob Hopkins was named Thursday as a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame induction class of 2013.

As a player, Hopkins averaged 30 points and 17 rebounds a game for the Tigers from 1953-56.

He was a two-time National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics All-American under the late Eddie Robinson — he was not only Grambling’s football coach, but also the Tigers’ basketball coach at the time — and was inducted into the NAIA Hall of Fame in 1961.

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