Kauffman drops in career-best six 3-pointers, 21 points

January 5, 2015

Justin Kaufman FootballAdams State University senior Justin Kauffman of Anchorage enjoyed his best shooting night of his college career.

The 6-foot-2 guard dropped in 6-of-8 3-pointers en route to scoring a season-high 21 points in an 80-66 win over Chadron State in Nebraska.

Kauffman, of West High fame, also made all three foul shots.

It was his second-highest scoring performance in 63 career games. His career high of 27 was set in 2013 against South Dakota Tech.

He has reached double figures 19 times, including twice this year.

Kauffman is shooting 46 percent from 3-point land, ranking him near the top five in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.

He is averaging 6.8 points in nine games.

He is a two-sport athlete for the NCAA D2 school in Colorado. He also played fullback with the football team and scored touchdowns in each of his three seasons on the gridiron.