Scoring has been a struggle of late for Kobe King.
The guard is just 10-for-34 from the field, averaging 6.8 points his past four games for the University of Wisconsin men’s basketball team.
For the season, the La Crosse native is averaging 10 points on 45.9 percent shooting to go with 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 turnovers in 28.5 minutes.
Things might not get much easier at 7:30 p.m. tonight, at No. 19 Iowa (14-5, 5-3 Big Ten).
The Hawkeyes come in averaging 80.2 points, while Wisconsin is at 66.5.
The Badgers (12-8, 5-4) have been solid against ranked opponents of late, going 3-1. Overall, however, they’re 3-3 in their past six, including the 70-51 blowout loss to Purdue and a 71-70 loss to Illinois.
After back-to-back losses to No. 21 Penn State and Nebraska, Iowa has won four consecutive, including against No. 12 Maryland, No. 19 Michigan and No. 24 Rutgers.
Both Iowa and Wisconsin are 3-2 against Top 25 teams this season.