Early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: 2004 Big Ten Freshman of the Year. Named First Team All-Big Ten by the media and coaches. Named Honorable Mention All-America by The Associated Press. First freshman to lead the Big Ten in scoring and rebounding in the same season. Named Rivals.com Honorable Mention All-America. Named to collegeinsider.com and Basketball Times All-Freshman team.
Freshman (2003-04): Scored in double figures in all 29 games. Led Big Ten and ranked in the top five in country with 16 double-doubles. Set school record with 36 points at Indiana on Feb. 18, 2004. Set school record for points by a freshman for a season (629). Became first Big Ten freshman to be named conference Player of the Week in two of the first three weeks of the season, and only the eighth first-year player to collect two or more weekly honors during a season. Had a streak of eight consecutive 20-point games. Had 24 points and 13 rebounds against Indiana. Tallied 24 points and eight rebounds against Wisconsin. Had 23 points and nine rebounds against Illinois.
High School: As a senior, was named a 2003 McDonald's All-American. Named Second Team All-USA by USA Today. Named to the Super 25 Basketball Team by USA Today. Named Mr. Basketball in the state of Minnesota, and state player of the year by Minneapolis Star Tribune and College Basketball News. One of 10 finalists for the 2003 Naismith Prep Player of the Year Award. Averaged a double-double his final three prep seasons. Rated as the nation's top power forward by The Sporting News. Averaged 25.7 points, 11.4 rebounds and 5.0 assists as a senior.
Strengths: Physical player who can score both inside and out. Does not shy away from contact and gets to the free throw line. One of the nation’s top rebounders this past season.
Personal: Son of Debra and William Humphries. Has two older sisters, Crystal and Kaela. Father played football at Minnesota, lettering from 1979-82 as an offensive lineman. Sister Kaela swims at Texas. Says he patterns his game after Paul Pierce. Lists Christian Laettner and Chris Carr as the best players he's ever faced.