|Date:||November 26, 2019|
Luther improved to 4-3 after defeating Crown College in St. Bonifacius, Minn., tonight. With the Norse holding a two-point lead (60-58) with 12 minutes left in the second half, they put together 16-5 run and led by 13 (76-63) and were never challenged the rest of the way.
Five Norse tallied double figures. James Kappus led this group with 19 points. Gage Thompson came off the bench and added 18. Garrian Wade with 14, Aaron Blumberg with 12, and Ethan Ilunga with 11 completed the list.
The Norse shot 50.8% from the field and 72% from the charity stripe.
Crown was led by Gunnar Ledin with 27 and Timothy Wendel with 25.
Luther will wrap up its non-conference home schedule this Saturday, Nov. 30. The Norse will host the St. Mary's University Cardinals. Tip-off is slated for 3:00 p.m.
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