Hopkinson hit 7 of 13 from the field and had four 3-pointers, including the go-ahead bucket late in the second half. Chris Hooper added 13 points and grabbed seven rebounds to help the Terriers (2-4) snap a three-game skid.
Trailing by nine early in the second half, St. Francis rallied with a 12-0 run - capped by Hopkinson's 3-pointer - to make it 58-55 with six minutes to play. Hartford stayed close, cutting the deficit to a point on three straight possessions but never regained the advantage.
Glenn Sanabria's 3 with 1:37 left ignited a 7-2 burst that stretched the St. Francis lead to 69-62 and the Terriers held on down the stretch.