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Coe College defeated Luther 86-78 in overtime this afternoon in Kohawk Arena. The Kohawks Tommy Hook made a three-pointer with two seconds left in regulation that tied the game at 69-69 and sent the game into overtime. His bucket capped off a run of seven points in the final 1:08 by the Kohawks who never led in the second half. In the extra frame, Coe outscored Luther 17-9 to secure the come-from-behind victory.
Four Norse tallied double digits led by James Kappus with 22. Ray Whitlock was credited with 13 and both Jared Nicolaisen and Rahul Bagga chipped in 12.
The loss gives Luther an Iowa Conference mark of 0-12, 5-16 overall. Coe improved to 4-8 in the IIAC, 9-3.
Luther returns to action on Wednesday, Feb. 7 when it will host Wartburg College at 8:00 p.m.
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