|Date:||February 5, 2014|
Luther posted a 75-74 come-from-behind victory tonight over Loras College to sweep the season series. Trailing by as many as eight (61-53) with 11 minutes remaining, the Norse outscored the Duhawks 22-13 down the stretch en route to their fifth victory in a row.
John Androus led the offensive charge pouring in a game high 24 points. Brian Nnaoji matched his career high with 14 off the bench and Jake Martin chipped in 11. Michael Crocker dished out a career high seven assists.
Five Duhawks tallied double digits led by Aaron Schueller with 18. Mirko Grcic was next with 16 followed by Ryan Coon with 15 and Nathaniel Smith and Luke Barry with 10 each.
Luther is now alone in fourth place in the Iowa Conference standings with a mark of 5-4. The Norse are 13-7 overall. Loras fell to 4-5 in league play, 11-9 overall.
Luther will remain on the road this Saturday when it will travel to Buena Vista University. This game will begin at 6:00 p.m.
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