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Luther fell into a tie for sixth place in the Iowa Conference standings following a 97-85 loss to Buena Vista University in Storm Lake.
Despite falling behind 12-0 early in the contest, the Norse battled back and took their final lead of the ball game (65-64) with 11:33 remaining. The Beavers responded with a 33-20 run the rest of the way en route to the victory.
Taylor Johnson and Nellie Nelson led the Norse attack. Johnson poured in 25 points, while Nelson tallied 14. Logan Hjerleid was next with nine, while both Tayler Jenks and Haley Kirkpatrick chipped in eight.
The Beavers Susan Kies led all scorers with 27 points. Lacey Vokt added 19 and Lexi Fisher talled 15.
The loss drops Luther's league record to 2-8, 11-10 overall. Buena Vista improved to 4-6, 10-11.
The Norse next action will be at home on Wednesday, Feb. 12 when they will host Coe College at 6:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586