From site: Basketball (men)
|Date:||January 7, 2015|
Luther dropped its conference opener to Wartburg 67-57 tonight in Waverly. After trailing the Knights by three 35-32 at halftime, the Norse closed to within two (44-42) midway through the second frame. The next five minutes saw Wartburg put together a 12-3 run, extending its lead to 58-47, its largest of the evening. Luther responded with an 8-3 run and closed to withing six (61-55) with 30 seconds left on the clock, but it proved to be as close as the Norse would get the rest of the way.
Wartburg was led by Jordan Cannon and Marc Ellis who tallied 20 and 17 points respectively.
The loss drops Luther's overall record to 4-8. Wartburg snapped a two-game losing streak an improved to 8-4.
Luther returns to action this Saturday when it will travel to Central College. Tip-off is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.
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