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Northwestern College (MN)

  • Date: Friday, December 7, 2012
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Location: Home

Luther took its first and final lead of the evening four minutes into the first half en route to a 72-57 victory over Northwestern College (MN) here in the Regents Center.

Shooting nearly 57 percent from the field, the Norse outscored the Eagles 32-20 in the first half and 40-37 in the second frame. Defensively, the Norse held the Eagles to 37 percent that included an 8-for-25 performance from behind the three-point line.

Nine different Norse scored led by Tyler Wedemeier who matched his career high with 24 points. Zach Matos-Pritchard also tallied double figures with 12.

Wade Chitwood was the only Northwestern player to reach double figures with 15. 

Box score

The win gives Luther an overall record of 5-3, while Northwestern fell to 5-2.

Luther will be off until Saturday, Dec. 15 when it will host UW-River Falls at 4:00 p.m.

Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586