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Luther dropped a 64-55 decision to University of Dubuque tonight in the Stoltz Sports Center in Dubuque. The loss marked the first time this season the Norse have lost two in a row. Luther and Dubuque are now tied atop the Iowa Conference standings with records of 9-3, with four games remaining on the regular season schedule.
The Norse trailed by as many as 10 points in the first half and battled back to tie the game 52-52 with 5:10 remaining, but were outscored 12-3 down the stretch.
The free throw line proved to be the difference as the Spartans connected on 15-of-19 attempts, while Luther made eight trips to the charity stripe and made four. Both teams made five treys and Luther had a slight edge on the boards 31-29.
The Spartans were led by Mitch Michaelis who tallied a game high 18. Lee Piccinelli also reached double figures with 12.
Luther hosts Simpson College Saturday, Feb. 4 at 4:00 p.m. This game will be video streamed.
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