Men’s Hoops Looks to Get Back on Track Wednesday at Carleton

Posted on February 5th, 2020 by

SAINT PETER, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team looks to snap a three-game losing skid Wednesday night as it travels to Carleton for a 7 p.m. tipoff. The Gusties enter the contest 8-12 overall and 8-7 in the MIAC, while the Knights are 8-12 overall and 5-10 in the league.

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GUSTAVUS GAME NOTES

The Series: Tonight’s game marks the 97th meeting between Gustavus and Carleton on the hardwood with the Gusties leading the all-time series 58-38. The Gusties won game one of this season’s series 93-82 on Jan. 6 in Saint Peter. Gustavus shot 52.5 percent from the floor and made a season-high 12 three-pointers. Kaleb Feahn (Jr., Waseca) and Logan Rezac (Jr., Andover) led the charge with 21 points apiece. Feahn was 4-8 from beyond the arc and Rezac added a team-high seven assists.

Scouting the Gusties: Gustavus most recently lost 106-67 to St. Thomas on Saturday for its third straight defeat. Through 15 conference games, the Gusties average 74.5 points and shoot 45.2 percent from the field, ranking fifth and seventh, respectively, in the MIAC. They are the best blocking team in the MIAC with 4.3 per game. The Gusties also do well on the boards, averaging 36.2 rebounds, which is second best in the conference. Kaleb Feahn leads the offense with 15.3 points per game. He is also the team’s best free throw shooter, converting at 87.0 percent. Logan Rezac paces the starting five with 12.3 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Jake Guse leads the MIAC with 39 blocks and contributes 8.7 points and 6.4 rebounds.

Scouting the Knights: Carleton most recently lost 93-89 to Augsburg on Saturday, losing its fifth in the last six games. Through 15 conference game, the Knights average 71.3 points and shoot 46.8 percent from the floor, ranking seventh and fifth in the league. Kent Hanson is the second leading scorer in the MIAC at 20.1 points per game. Hanson shoots 51.5 percent from the floor and has made 49 three-pointers. He also leads the team with 8.8 rebounds per game. Jeremy Beckler and Alex Battist are next on the scoresheet with 18.0 and 16.5 points, respectively.

 

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