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Maik Kotsar
Maik  Kotsar


Tallinn, Estonia

High School:
Sunrise Christian Academy (Wichita, Kan.)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 260



Sport and Entertainment Management


South Carolina vs. Georgia (USATSI)

South Carolina vs. Georgia


South Carolina vs. Auburn (USATSI)

South Carolina vs. Auburn (USATSI) Men's Basketball


South Carolina vs. Florida (USATSI)

South Carolina vs. Florida (USATSI) Men's Basketball


South Carolina vs. Arkansas (USATSI)

Photos from South Carolina men's basketball vs. Arkansas - Tuesday Feb. 6, 2018


South Carolina vs Mississippi State (USATSI)

South Carolina vs Mississippi State

2016-17 (FRESHMAN)
  • Saw action in all 37 games during rookie season with 33 starts
  • Averaged 5.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.4 blocks in 24.2 minutes per game
  • In league play, tallied 4.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 0.6 assists in 23.2 minutes per outing
  • Posted nine double-figure scoring games, and one double-double
  • Averaged 49.0 percent from the field
  • Put together a string of four-straight double-figure scoring performances early in the non-conference campaign, beginning with a 15-point outing vs. SC State (Nov. 18)
  • Tallied 10 points in home win over No. 25/24 Michigan (Nov. 23), and followed with a season high 16 points in upset win over No. 18/16 Syracuse (Nov. 26) at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • First career double-double came in a 10-point, season high 11-rebound performance in home win over Lander (Dec. 27)
  • Top scoring output of the SEC season came in a 10-point effort in victory at Mississippi State (Feb. 11)
  • Contributed seven points in NCAA Tournament victory over Marquette (March 17), and posted 12 points with three rebounds in Elite Eight victory over No. 20/17 Florida (March 26)
  • In Final Four matchup vs. No. 1 seed Gonzaga (April 1), posted four points, three rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals

  • Three-star prospect according to
  • Was a member of the Estonia U18 National Team that competed at the 2014 FIBA European Championship

  • Son of Ruta Pukk and Egon Kotsar, also has three siblings
  • Speaks English and Estonian
  • Credits his favorite actor as Leonardo DiCaprio and his favorite sport other than basketball is soccer
  • A sport and entertainment management major


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