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Buena Vista University - Recap

From site: Basketball (men)

Date:January 4, 2020
Time:4:00 pm
Location:Storm Lake, Iowa

Luther dropped a 77-54 decision to Buena Vista University this afternoon at Siebens Fieldhouse. The Beavers led 44-29 at halftime and outscored the Norse 33-25 in the second half en route to the victory.

Neither team shot the ball well. Buena Vista connected on 39.7% and Luther shot 33.3%. Buena Vista dominated the paint, outscoring Luther 44-14. The Beavers also out rebounded the Norse 56-32 with 20 coming off the offensive glass that led to 19 second chance points.

Aaron Blumberg and James Kappus led the Norse attack. Blumberg finished with 13 points and Kappus was credited with 10.

Timothy Jeffries led a foursome of Beavers who tallied double digits with a game high 21 points. 

Box Score

The loss gives Luther an American Rivers Conference record of 0-3, 4-8 overall. Buena Vista improved to 2-2 in the A-R-C, 11-2 overall.

Luther returns home on Wednesday, Jan. 8 and will host Central College. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

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