|Date:||November 28, 2018|
Luther leveled its overall record to 2-2 after defeating Martin Luther College 78-58 tonight in New Ulm, Minn. The Norse jumped out to a 37-32 halftime lead and proceeded to outscore Knights 41-26 in the second half.
Four Norse tallied double digits led by Jared Nicolaisen with 13. James Kappus and Aaron Blumberg both added 11 and Gage Thompson chipped in 10. Jadyn Torres led all rebounders grabbing a career high 10.
After struggling at the free throw line against St. Mary's University this past Saturday, the Norse turned things around at the charity stripe and connected on 72% of their attempts. Luther was 18-of-25 and scored 16 more points at the free throw line then the Knights.
Luther will begin American Rivers Conference action this Saturday afternoon when it will host Simpson College. Tip-off is slated for 4:00 p.m. in the Regents Center.
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