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The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse handed Luther its first loss of the season here in the Regents Center. Following a 37-37 tie at halftime, the Eagles outscored the Norse 40-24 in the final 20 minutes en route to a 77-61 victory.
Following a Tayler Jenks three pointer that knotted up the game at 56-56 with 7:22 remaining, the Eagles outscored the Norse 21-5 en route to the victory.
The Eagles blistered the nets from behind the three-point line connecting on 10-of-25 attempts. Rachel Atchison, who led all scorers with 19 points, was 5-of-7 from behind the line.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 2-1, while La Crosse is now 1-1. The Norse will return to action this Saturday when they will host the Oles of St. Olaf College at 2:00 p.m.
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