The Gustavus women’s basketball team outscored Macalester 32-22 in the second half and pulled away for a 58-42 victory over the Scots in St. Paul. Three players scored in double figures for the Gusties including Bri Monahan with 12, Jess Vadnais with 11, and Bri Radtke with 10. Gustavus improves to 13-2 overall and 10-2 in the MIAC.
The Gusties and upstart Scots battled evenly through the first half and Gustavus took a six-point (26-20) lead into the locker room at halftime.
Gustavus used and 8-0 start to the second half to take a 14-point, 36-22 lead with 15:36 left in the game. The Scots would cut the lead to 10 at 36-26, but Gustavus countered with a 14-5 run over the next 10 minutes to take a 19-point lead at 50-31 with 6:29 left to play.
More to follow later.