MISSOULA, Mont. -

A former University of Montana basketball player pleaded not guilty to a felony charge for selling prescription drugs.

Eric Hutchison appeared in Missoula County District Court Thursday.

Police say Hutchison admitted to selling Adderall, a drug typically prescribed for attention deficit disorder. Hutchison allegedly sold 1,000 for $5 a pill.

He faces a life sentence and/or a $50,000 fine if convicted for felony distribution of dangerous drugs