‘Men’s Basketball’ Category

Men’s Basketball Battles To Last Second, Loses Season Finale 63-60 To Carleton

The Gustavus men’s basketball team battled tooth and nail to the bitter end Saturday against Carleton in its season finale, but a last-second shot to tie the game hit the iron and the Knights escaped with a 63-60 win. The Gusties finish the season 5-20 overall and 5-15 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Knights improve to 17-8 overall and 14-6 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Hosts Carleton Today On Senior Day

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its final game of the season today as it hosts Carleton for a 3 p.m. tipoff at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 5-19 overall record and 5-14 mark in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after a 66-62 loss at Bethel on Monday, while the Knights are riding a 12-game winning streak with a 16-8 overall record and 13-6 mark in the league after a 67-49 win at St. Olaf.

Men’s Basketball Nearly Upsets Bethel In Slim 66-62 Loss

The Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday couldn’t hold on to a second half lead at Bethel, losing 66-62 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Gusties led by seven points nearly halfway through the second half, but the Royals went on a 12-3 run over a three-minute span and held on for the slim victory. The Gusties fall to 5-19 overall and 5-14 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 18-6 overall and 14-5 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Plays Final Road Game Tonight At Bethel

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its final road test of the season today as it travels to Bethel University for a 7 p.m. tipoff at the Robertson Center Gym. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 5-18 overall record and 5-13 mark in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after a 90-65 loss at Saint John’s on Saturday, while the Royals are 17-6 overall and 13-5 in the league after an 83-62 win at Augsburg.

Hot Shooting Saint John’s Downs Men’s Basketball 90-65

The Gustavus men’s basketball team couldn’t contain the hot shooting of Saint John’s Saturday afternoon, losing 90-65 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference contest. The Johnnies shot 59.3 percent from the field, including 57.7 percent (15-26) from three-point range in the decisive victory. The loss drops the Gusties to 5-18 overall and 5-13 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies improve to 15-7 overall and 11-6 in the league.

Slow Start Leads To Men’s Basketball 72-56 Loss To St. Olaf

The Gustavus men’s basketball team got stuck in a rut offensively to start the first half and couldn’t recover in a 72-56 loss to St. Olaf Wednesday night at Gus Young Court. The loss moves the Gusties to 5-17 overall and 5-12 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Oles earn the series sweep, improving to 10-11 overall and 8-8 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Hosts St. Olaf Wednesday On Military Appreciation Night

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to host St. Olaf at 7 p.m. Wednesday for Military Appreciation Night. All active duty military members and veterans will be admitted free to the game. The colors will be presented by the St. Peter American Legion Post #37 Color Guard.

First Half Deficit Proves Too Much As Men’s Basketball Loses 68-63 To Hamline

The Gustavus men’s basketball team put itself in a hole during the first half Saturday against Hamline, scoring a season-low 20 points in the first 20 minutes, and couldn’t dig all the way out, suffering a 68-63 loss at Gus Young Court. The loss drops the Gusties to 5-16 overall and 5-11 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Men’s Basketball Hosts Hamline Saturday

After a pair of road tests, the Gustavus men’s basketball team returns to the friendly confines of Gus Young Court Saturday for a 3 p.m. Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tipoff against Hamline University. The Gusties enter with a 5-15 overall record and 5-10 mark in the MIAC after a heartbreaking 59-57 last-second loss at league-leading St. Thomas, while the Pipers are 11-9 overall and 8-7 in the league after a 75-70 loss at Saint Mary’s.

Men’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker On Last Second Shot At St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s basketball team took St. Thomas all the way down to the wire Wednesday, but a last second shot found the bottom of the net giving the Tommies a thrilling 59-57 win. The battle between Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rivals featured 10 lead changes and eight ties. Gustavus drops to 5-15 overall and 5-10 in the MIAC, while league leading St. Thomas improves to 16-4 overall and 12-3 in the league.