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No. 21 Wartburg defeated Luther 73-51 tonight in Levick Arena. The Knights held a 40-34 lead at halftime and went on to outscore the Norse 33-17 in the final 20 minutes of play. The Norse shooting eyes were ice cold in the second half connecting on 27 percent of their attempts.
Jared Nicolaisen was the lone player to tally double digits with 12. Ray Whitlock and James Kappus were next with eight each and Spencer Sturges chipped in six off the bench.
Jaran Sabus led all scorers with 14 points. Max Smith Drahos and Cam Kickbush also produced double figures with 14 and 10 respectively.
The loss drops Luther's Iowa Conference record to 0-6, 4-10 overall. Wartburg improved to 4-1 in league play, 11-3 overall.
Luther returns to action on Monday, Jan. 15 when it will host the University of Dubuque at 8:00 p.m.
Questions? Contact David Blanchard, post_to_results, 563-387-1586
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