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Luther hosted UW-La Crosse for the season opener for both teams and was defeated by Eagles 94-64.
A young Norse team, only two seniors on the roster, shot 39 percent and was out rebounded by the Eagles 47-20. From the free throw line, Luther connected on 22-of-29 attempts.
Rahul Bagga and Jared Nicolaisen led the Norse attack with 15 and 11 points respectively. Ray Whitlock was next with nine.
The Eagles were led by Ben Meinholz who tallied a game high 18 points. Tanner Bruchs and Taulvish McCray also reached double digits with 16 and 11 respectively.
Luther will returns to action this Saturday, Nov. 18 when it will host St. Mary's University (MN). Tip-off is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586