|Date:||November 26, 2019|
Luther traveled to La Crosse, Wis., to face the Eagles of UW-La Crosse. The Eagles entered the game with a mark of 4-1 and ranked No. 17 in the NCAA III by d3hoops.com.
Luther jumped out to a 24-11 lead after the first quarter and went on to lead 39-35 at halftime. Early in the third frame, Luther led 51-41, but the Eagles put together a 15-2 run and led 56-53, and never trailed the rest of the way.
Dani Craig led the Eagles with a game high 26 points. Kat Fitzgerald came off the bench and produced a double-double thanks to 16 points and a game high 11 rebounds.
The loss gives Luther an overall record of 0-5. Luther's next game will be the American Rivers Conference opener. The Norse will host Loras College on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 5:30 p.m.
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