‘Men’s Basketball’ Category
A hot start and a 7-0 lead by the Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday night quickly turned the other direction as St. Thomas went on a 14-6 run over the next 2:29 and held on to the advantage the rest of way en route to an 83-65 victory. The loss drops the Gusties to 2-8 overall and 2-3 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Tommies improve to 7-3 overall and 3-2 in the league.
After a pair of losses at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas last week, the Gustavus men’s basketball team returns to the friendly confines of Gus Young Court at 7 p.m. tonight as it hosts defending national champion St. Thomas in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference game. The Gusties enter the contest with a 2-7 overall record and 2-2 mark in the MIAC, while the Tommies are 6-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.
2016 was another year filled with conference championships, national tournament appearances and spectacular individual performances both on and off the field of play for Gustavus athletics. Here’s a look back at numerous highlight events that occurred throughout the year.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team concluded play at the D3hoops.com Classic on Thursday, losing 77-62 to Ramapo College. The loss moves the Gusties to 2-7 overall, while the Roadrunners remain perfect at 11-0.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team opened the D3hoops.com Classic Wednesday with a 78-57 loss to No. 11 University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. The defeat drops the Gusties to 2-6 overall, while the Blugolds improve to 9-1.
After a two-week break for the holidays, the Gustavus men’s basketball team is soaking up the sun in Las Vegas, Nev. where it is set to compete in two games at the D3hoops.com Classic at the South Point Arena. The Gusties enter the Classic with a 2-5 overall record, most recently losing 76-67 to North Central on Dec. 13. UW-Eau Claire, which is ranked No. 11 in the nation according to the Dec. 18 D3hoops.com Top 25 poll, enters today's game with an 8-1 overall record after most recently losing 103-90 to Wartburg on Dec. 11. Ramapo is off to its best start in program history with a perfect 9-0 mark, most recently defeating Farmingdale State 88-73 on Dec. 15.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team dropped a 76-67 decision to North Central University in non-conference action Tuesday. The loss moves the Gusties to 2-5 overall, while the Rams improve to 3-5 after the first ever meeting between the two programs.
After four straight games played against Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opponents, the Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to host North Central University in non-conference action at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Gusties enter the contest with a 2-4 overall record, while the Rams of the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference and National Christian College Athletic Association are 2-5 overall. Gustavus most recently lost 75-73 at Saint Mary’s on Saturday, while North Central lost 83-72 to Northwestern-St. Paul on Saturday.
Another second half comeback by the Gustavus men’s basketball team fell short Saturday in a 75-73 loss at Saint Mary’s. The defeat drops the Gusties to 2-4 overall and 2-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Cardinals improve to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set for its third straight Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup on the road as it travels to Saint Mary’s for a 3 p.m. tipoff Saturday. The Gusties enter the contest with a 2-3 overall record and 2-1 mark in the MIAC, while the Cardinals are 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the league. Gustavus most recently lost 69-65 at St. Olaf on Wednesday, while Saint Mary’s lost 99-82 at Bethel on Wednesday.