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University of Dubuque defeated Luther 69-55 tonight at the Stoltz Sports Center. Leading by seven at halftime (30-23), the Spartans shot 50 percent in the second frame en route to the 14-point victory.
Luther shot 28.5 percent and turned the ball over 26 times. Dubuque also bottled up the inside duo of Taylor Johnson and Nellie Nelson who combined for 14 points. Meagan Koepnick led the offensive attack with 16 points and Tayler Jenks also tallied double digits with 12.
The Spartans were led Molly Whiting who poured in a game high 27. Jessica Goetz added 11, while Meggie Schmidt chipped in 10.
The loss gives Luther an Iowa Conference record of 2-4, 10-7 overall. Dubuque improved to 3-3, 13-4. These two teams will meet five days from tonight in Decorah. Saturday's game time has been rescheduled for 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, the Norse will travel to Wartburg College. Tip-off is slated for 6:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586