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|Date:||January 8, 2020|
Luther rolled to a 79-41 victory over Central College tonight in the Regents Center. The Norse forced the Dutch to turn the ball over 37 times and held them to 32.6% shooting. Luther shot 44.1% and was 69.6% from the charity stripe.
Sarah Holtz led the Norse attack with a game high 21 points. Needing just four points to record her 1,000th career point, Holtz scored Luther's first two baskets and ended the night with a career total of 1,017. She becomes the 13th player in Luther history to join the 1,000 point club.
Laura Hamilton recorded a double-double thanks to 15 points and 10 steals. This was the second consecutive game that she was credited with 10 picks. She now has 257 that ranks second all-time behind Danielle Dunnwald who finished her career (2004-08) with 341.
Luther (4-0) remains unbeaten in the American Rivers Conference and for the first time this season moved above the .500 mark with an overall record of 6-5. Central fell to 0-4 in league play, 8-5 overall.
Luther returns to action this Saturday, Jan. 11 when it will travel to Lincoln, Neb., to face Nebraska Wesleyan University. Tip-off at the Snyder Center till take place at 2:00 p.m.
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