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Luther upsets No. 10 BV men

Monday, January 8, 2001

DECORAH - Bryon Moeller scored 17 points, including 11 in the second half, to lead five players in double figures as Luther upset 10th-ranked Buena Vista 84-74 in an Iowa Conference game Friday night.

Luther shot 51 percent in the first half to build a 40-32 halftime lead. The Norse outscored the Beavers 44-42 in the second half. Buena Vista made 23 of 50 field goals for 46 percent. Luther shot 48 percent.

Justin Pieper scored 14 points for Luther, while Jared Bly and Justin Taiber each added 12.

Chris Petersen led all scorers with 22 points for Buena Vista, now 8-2 overall. Adam Jones had 11 and Jeremy Holmes 10. Petersen and Jones each cleared seven rebounds, while Tim Bryte handed out four assists.

Buena Vista committed 17 turnovers in the game compared to Luther's seven.

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