TACOMA, Washington – Jimmy Wohrer had 19 points, as the Puget Sound men's basketball team defeated Cal Lutheran, 80-75, on Monday evening.
For the first 10 minutes, the Loggers (7-3) and Kingsmen (7-1) traded the lead back-and-forth. The game was tied, 19-19, with nine minutes left, when Jimmy Wohrer made a three-pointer to put Puget Sound up 22-19. That shot sparked a 18-6 run for the visitors, leading to a 45-34 lead at halftime.
Cal Lutheran was able to tie the game up in the second half at 54-54, with 10:23 left in the game. However, Jeremiah Hobbs responded with a lay-up for the Loggers, and Puget Sound never trailed again, getting back on the winning track, with an 80-75 victory in Southern California.
Puget Sound shot 55.6 percent (30-for-54) from the field, while Cal Lutheran shot 39.1 percent (25-for-64). The Loggers were 9-for-23 (39.1 percent) from beyond the arc. The Kingsmen were 4-for-21 (19.0 percent) on 3-point shots. Puget Sound held a 38-30 rebounding edge.
Puget Sound rounds out its California road swing on Tuesday, December 20. The Loggers will play Redlands at 5 p.m.
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