St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to host Saint John’s University on Monday, Feb. 3rd, at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the contest with a record of 12-7 overall and 9-5 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Johnnies come in with a record of 9-9 overall and 7-6 in league play. Monday’s opening tip is set for 7:30 p.m.
Gustavus is coming off a pair of losses, most recently a 77-72 loss to St. Olaf on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter. After the Oles jumped out to an 18-4 lead in the opening five minutes, the Gusties came back to take the lead in the second half, but could not complete the comeback in the five-point loss. Meanwhile, Saint John’s had won four straight before falling to Bethel by the final score of 66-51 on Saturday afternoon in Arden Hills. The Johnnies could not hold on to a five-point halftime lead, as the Royals outscored the Johnnie men 43-23 in the second half of the game.
Fans can follow all of the action on Monday by watching the live video or by following the live stats provided by the Gustavus sports information department. The Gusties will also be on the radio, as Tom Wheeler will be on hand for the live call, which can be found on FM 95.5 KCHK or on GameCentral.
Gustavus vs. Saint John’s Game Notes