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Loras College remained in a two-way lead for first place in the Iowa Conference standings with Nebraska Wesleyan University, after defeating Luther 85-38 this afternoon in the Regents Center.
The Duhawks never trailed in the game and outscored the Norse 39-20 in the first half and 46-18 in the second stanza. They also won the battle of the boards 55-28.
Luther was led by Jared Nicolaisen who tallied 11 points. Gage Thompson and James Kappus were next with five points each.
Loras was led by Jake Ruggles who led all scorers with 26 points, 21 coming from behind the arch. Ryan DiCanio was next with eight and led all rebounders with 12.
The loss drops Luther's Iowa Conference record to 0-9, 4-13 overall. Loras improved to 7-2 in the IIAC, 14-4 overall.
Luther returns to action on Wednesday, Jan. 24 when it will host Nebraska Wesleyan University at 8:00 p.m.
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