|High School:||Andover Central HS|
Saw action in all 33 games with five starts … first start of the year came against Texas State (Nov. 16) … also earned the start against Saint Louis (Nov. 21), No. 11 Wichita State (Dec. 7), Akron (Dec. 16) and at McNeese State (Feb. 1) … Finished with the highest field goal percentage (.530) among players with at least 100 FG attempts … scored in double figures in five games, including a season high 12 points against Akron (Dec. 16) on a 5-of-7 shooting night … had a season high eight rebounds to go along with 11 points against Cameron (Dec. 3) and matched that rebounding total against Central Arkansas (Jan. 11).
Played in 11 games with one start as a true freshman before a foot injury benched him for the remainder of the season … lone start came against St. Gregory’s (Nov. 14) … had a season-best eight points and tied a season-best with three rebounds against Belmont (March 24) in the Great Alaska Shootout … missed three games in December before coming back for the start of Southland Conference Play but reaggravated his foot injury and did not see the court again after having surgery … shot 43 percent (10-23) for the season averaging 2.2 points and 1.5 rebounds while playing 6.6 minutes per game.
Rebounded from an injury as a junior to have a solid senior campaign after signing with ORU during the early signing period, leading his team to a 21-1 record and earned all-state honors in the process ... played for Coach Jesse Hermann at Andover Central, where he averaged 17 points, nine rebounds and four blocks per game ... named one of the top-70 centers by ESPN ... chose ORU over UMKC, Tulane, Belmont, San Diego State and Texas A&M Corpus Christi.
Son of Eva and Marc Kaufman.