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Luther won a shoot out here in the Regents Center defeating UW-Platteville 90-86. Both teams had four players reach double digits with the majority of the points coming at the free throw line. The Pioneers were 21-of-24 from the charity stripe, while the Norse were 24-of-32. Luther won the battle of the boards 49-40 and was led by Nellie Nelson and Haley Kirkpatrick who grabbed nine and eight respectively.
The Pioneers were led by Rachel Cropp's 21 point effort. Cropp was 8-for-10 from the free throw line and 3-of-6 from behind the three-point line.
The win gives Luther an overall record of 4-1. Platteville fell to 4-2.
The Norse will return to action this Saturday when they will travel to Naperville, Ill., to face North Central College. Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.
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