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Coe College remains in a two-way tie for first place with Buena Vista University after defeating Luther 67-60 this afternoon in Cedar Rapids.
The Kohawks held a 33-26 halftime lead, but the Norse battled back and pulled to within one (51-52), with a little over five minutes remaining. Down the stretch the Kohawks outscored the Norse 15-9 en route to the victory.
Jake Martin was the only Luther player to produce double figures with 19. He also collected a game high 11 rebounds. Cale Austin tallied nine points, while Nathan Meyer and Bradley Wilkins were both credited with seven.
Coe was led by the trio of Christian Fahey (19), Matt Vonderhaar (13) and JT Vonderhaar (12).
The loss drops Luther to 2-6 in the IIAC, 6-13 overall. Coe improved to 7-1, 13-6.
The Norse return home on Wednesday, Feb. 4 when they will host Simpson College at 8:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586