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Buena Vista University blistered the nets from distance tonight and defeated Luther 87-69 in Siebens Fieldhouse. The Beavers, who have now scored 80-plus points in eight of their last nine games, shot 60 percent from behind the arch connecting on 18-of-30 attempts. Buena Vista also held the Norse to 39 percent and won the rebounding wars 40-26.
Jared Nicolaisen led the Norse with 24 points, three below his career high. Rahul Bagga also tallied double digits with 14.
The loss gives Luther an Iowa Conference record of 0-8, 4-12 overall. Buena Vista remains tied atop the league standings with a record of 6-2, 13-4 overall.
Luther returns to action on Saturday, Jan. 20 when it will host Loras College at 4:00 p.m.
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