Edgars Kaufmanis

#1 Edgars Kaufmanis

HOMETOWN Valmiera, Latvia
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

2020-21 (TR-Jr)
In his first season played in 10 games averaging 6.3 minutes... Scoring 11 points this year shooting 5-19 from the field and 1-3 at the free-throw line... Had 10 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals.

Prior to BSU
Played the 2019-20 season at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi after beginning his collegiate career at North Platte Community College in 2018-19... Played in 11 games with the Islanders last season, recording three points against North Dakota State University and the University of Nebraska... Totaled five rebounds, three steals, and two assists during his sophomore season... Appeared in 29 games for the Knights during his freshman season... Helped NPCC to a 24-5 overall record and an appearance in the Region IX Tournament after averaging 10.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.0 steal per game... Scored in double figures 11 times and had two 20-point performances with the Knights.

High School
Played basketball at Valmieras Pargauja High School... Won four national championships for his age group and was named MVP during three of those seasons... Named an All-Star 5 for six seasons in a row and earned the Valdermara Baumana Kauss Award, given to the best player in the country for their age.

Born Jan. 1, 1999... Son of Alvils Kaufmanis and Eva Kaufmane... Brother, Janis, currently plays professional basketball for BK Ventspils in the top tier Latvian-Estonian Basketball League, while his father and grandfather also played professional basketball... Plans to major in communications at Bemidji State.

Season/Career Highs
Points: 6, at Minnesota State (1/3/21)
FG Made: 3, at Minnesota State (1/3/21)
FG Attempts: 5, 2x last vs Northern State (1/8/21)
3Pt FG Made: -
3Pt FG Attempts: 3, 2x last vs Northern State (1/9/21)
FT Made: 1, vs Min. Duluth (2/12/21)
FT Attempts: 2, vs Min. Duluth (2/12/21)
Rebounds: 4, at Minnesota State (1/3/21)
Assists: 2, vs Northern State (1/8/21)
Steals: 1, 2x last vs Northern State (1/8/21)
Blocked Shots: -
Minutes: 19, at Minnesota State (1/3/21)