‘Men’s Basketball’ Category

Justin DeGrood Named Head Coach of Gustavus Men’s Basketball

Justin DeGrood ’07, the lead assistant coach of Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball for the past nine seasons, has been named head coach of the program, the College announced today. 

Four Gusties Garner MIAC Honors for Men’s Basketball

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s basketball postseason awards Monday and four Gustavus student-athletes received recognition. Kaleb Feahn (Sr., Waseca) was named to first-team All-Conference, Nolan Malo (Sr., Owatonna) was named to second-team, Spencer Swanson (Fy., Waconia) received All-First-Year honors, and Pete Lundquist (Sr., Rochester) eared Honorable Mention. 

Men’s Basketball Drops Heartbreaker to St. Olaf in MIAC Quarterfinal

The Gustavus men's basketball team suffered a heartbreaking loss to St. Olaf in the MIAC Quarterfinals on Wednesday, 73-70. The Gusties end the season at 14-9 overall.

MIAC Playoffs Begin This Week for Gustie Basketball and Hockey

The most exciting time of year is here for the Gustavus basketball and hockey programs. After competing in the regular season since late October and early November, the MIAC postseason tournaments are in full swing this week.

Men’s Basketball Ends Regular Season with 87-65 Loss at Saint John’s

COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. - The Gustavus men's basketball team closed out the regular season with an 87-65 loss at Saint John's on Wednesday night. With the loss, the Gusties finish with a 14-8 overall record and an 11-6 mark in the MIAC. Five Gusties finished the night with double-digit scoring while Evan Wieker (So., St. Michael) and Spencer Swanson (Fy., Waconia) each had seven rebounds.

Men’s Basketball Earns Fifth Straight Win

SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Gustavus men's basketball extended its win streak to five games with an 84-69 victory at Hamline, improving to 14-7 overall and 11-5 in the MIAC. The Gusties have locked up at least the No. 4 seed in the MIAC playoffs and could move up to No. 3 with a win against Saint John's on Wednesday night paired with a Carleton loss against Bethel. 

Men’s Basketball Wins Senior Day 78-67

The Gustavus men's basketball team hosted St. Scholastica on Saturday afternoon while honoring its four seniors on their collegiate basketball careers; Benji Lundberg (Sr., Ellendale) Nolan Malo (Sr., Owatonna), Kaleb Feahn (Sr., Waseca), and Pete Lundquist (Sr., Rochester). Gustavus won over the Saints 78-67, improving to 13-7 overall and a 10-5 mark in the conference.

Dominant Second Half Lifts Men’s Basketball Over Concordia 74-51

MOORHEAD, Minn. - The Gustavus men's basketball team pulled away in the second half to claim a 74-51 conference victory against Concordia on Wednesday night. With the win, the Gusties improve to 12-7 overall and a 9-5 mark in the MIAC.

Men’s Hoops Erases Early Deficit, Storms Back to Beat Augsburg 84-81

The Gustavus men’s basketball team claimed an 84-81 victory over conference-leading Augsburg in one of its top performances of the season. With the win, the Gusties improve to 11-7 overall and 8-5 in the MIAC.

Gustavus Men’s Basketball Coach Mark Hanson Announces Retirement

Mark Hanson ’83, the winningest coach in Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball history, announced Monday that he will retire as the head coach after the 2021-22 season.