|Date:||February 13, 2019|
Luther fell into a two-way tie for fourth place in the American Rivers Conference standings with Coe College, after falling to Loras College 67-60 tonight at Lillis Court. The Norse never led in this contest but did tie the game 35-35, after making an 8-0 run in the first five minutes of the third quarter.
The difference in the game was the combination of points in the paint and second chance points. Loras outscored the Luther 38-24 in the paint and produced 23 second chance points to Luther's 6.
The Duhawks Marissa Schroeder produced a double-double scoring a game high 18 points and collecting a game high 13 rebounds. Hanna Stokes had 14 points and Kari Fitzpatrick was credited with 11.
The loss gives Luther an A-R-C record of 9-6, 10-12 overall. Loras remains in second place in the league standings with a mark of 13-2, 20-4.
Luther will wrap up the regular season schedule hosting Nebraska Wesleyan University on Saturday, Feb. 16. Start time is scheduled for 2:00 p.m.
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