‘Men’s Basketball’ Category

Men’s Hoops Drops Season Opener In Overtime

The Gustavus men's basketball team opened its 2017-18 season with a 70-66 overtime loss against the Illinois Institute of Technology at the North Park University Invitational. 

Men’s Basketball Tips Off 2017-18 Season At North Park Invite

The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to begin its 2017-18 campaign this weekend at the North Park University Invite in Chicago, Ill. with games against Illinois Institute of Technology and Blackburn College.

63 Gusties Recognized As MIAC Winter-Spring Academic All-Conference

Student-athletes in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC) continue to achieve in both athletics and the classroom. For the second consecutive year, the MIAC has recognized more than 1,000 student-athletes with Academic All-Conference honors.

Kruize, Sharbono Named MIAC Men’s Basketball Honorable Mention

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s basketball postseason awards Tuesday and two Gustavus student-athletes received honorable mention. Peter Kruize (Sr., St. Peter, Minn.) and Riley Sharbono (So., Marshall, Minn.) were recognized as All-Conference Honorable Mention.

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.