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Central College - Recap

From site: Basketball (men)

Date:February 12, 2020
Time:7:30 pm
Results:79-72
Location:Pella, Iowa

Luther defeated Central tonight in Pella by a final of 79-72. The victory snapped a two-game losing streak and gives the Norse an American Rivers Conference record of 4-10, 8-15 overall. Central fell to 2-12 in league play, 5-18 overall. The victory also secured the season sweep of the Dutch.

The Dutch led 39-37 at halftime but were outscored by the Norse 42-33 in the second stanza. The Norse finished the night connecting on 41% of their shots that included a 12-of-31 performance from behind the three-point line. The free throw line proved to be the difference as Luther was 17-of-22 and Central was 8-of-9.

Five Norse tallied double figures. Gage Thompson and Rahul Bagga led this group with 13 points each. Jadyn Torres and Aaron Blumberg both had 11 and Zach Randolph was credited with 10.

Adam Flinn led the Dutch with a game high 21. 

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Luther returns to action this Saturday, Feb. 15 when it will travel to the University of Dubuque. Game time is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.

Contact: David Blanchard, 563-387-1586

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