The Iowa Hawkeyes play their next three games on the road beginning with tonight’s visit to Minnesota. Iowa is 1-1 in the Big Ten after Saturday’s loss at home to Northwestern and must find a way to slow down Gopher freshman forward Kris Humphries who is averaging just over 23-points per game. Iowa coach Steve Alford says Humphries is explosive and shoots the three, and can also rebound. the Gophers will vary their defense. In presses, zone and man. Alford says they’ve had problems recognizing and adjusting to defensive changes.Like Alford, Minnesota coach Dan Monson has been frustrated by inconsistent play. The Gophers are 8-5 he says they haven’t played very consistent.Iowa is 8-4 overall.
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