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An 18-10 run by Loras in the final five minutes secured an 82-70 victory over Luther tonight in Dubuque.
Down by 10 at halftime and trailing by as many as 14 in the second half, the Norse battled back and tied the league leaders 62-62 with 5:01 remaining.
Taylor Johnson led a trio of double digit scorers for the Norse. Johnson tallied 20 points and collected a team best eight rebounds. Tayler Jenks was credited with 13, while Logan Hjerleid chipped in 11 off the bench.
Kaitlin Phillips and Katie Langmeier led the Duhawks with 23 and 22 respectively.
Luther fell to 2-7 in league play and is currently tied with Wartburg for sixth place. Loras (9-0) remains undefeated in the IIAC and secured a spot tonight for the six-team Iowa Conference Tournament.
Luther travels to Buena Vista University this Saturday for a game that is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m.
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