‘Men’s Basketball’ Category
Saturday afternoon’s MIAC men’s basketball game against Hamline University didn’t start well for Gustavus as the visiting Pipers raced to a double-digit advantage, leading by as much as 19 points in the first half. Hamline took a 20-point lead in the second, it’s largest of the game, but the Gusties showed pride and determination to erase that deficit and tie the game 74-74 with 3:19 left in regulation. Trailing 83-80 after a timeout and eight seconds on the game clock, Chris Narum (Sr., Eagan, Minn.) played the role of the hero as he sunk an off-balance fade-away three to tie the game with just five seconds on the clock, sending it to overtime. Having lost their previous two overtime contests this season, the Gusties flipped the script and went on to claim a 101-91 victory to improve to 10-13 overall and 7-11 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team begins a three-game home stand Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. for game two of the season series against Hamline. The Gusties won game one of the series 85-70 on Jan. 9 in St. Paul. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-13 overall record and 6-11 mark in the MIAC, while the Pipers are 4-18 overall and 2-15 in the league. Gustavus has lost its last three games, while Hamline is on a six-game losing strea
Trailing St. Olaf by two points with six seconds remaining in the game, the Gustavus men’s basketball team had possession of the ball as Gary Cooper (Sr., Detroit, Mich.) advanced it up to Chris Narum (Sr., Eagan, Minn.). Narum pump-faked and dribbled over for an open look at a three-pointer, but his shot at the last second was blocked in a controversial finish, as some argue a foul was committed on the shot. Nonetheless, the Gusties lost 82-80 in another heartbreaking defeat, dropping to 9-13 overall and 6-11 in the MIAC, and have been eliminated from playoff contention.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team competes in its final road game of the regular season at 7 p.m. Wednesday against St. Olaf in Northfield, Minn. for game two of the season series. The Oles won game one of the series 65-60 on Jan. 11 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-12 overall record and 6-10 mark in the MIAC, while the Oles are 14-8 overall and 12-5 in the league. Gustavus has lost its last two games, while St. Olaf is on a four-game winning streak.
It was a historic Saturday afternoon for the Gustavus men’s basketball team, but unfortunately for the Gusties, they came out on the short side of a 114-107 double overtime decision at Concordia College. It was the first double overtime game played by Gustavus since Feb. 1, 1989, and second overtime loss of the season. The Gusties fall to 9-12 overall and 6-10 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers improve to 14-7 overall and 11-5 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team hopes to get back to its winning ways Saturday as its squares off against Concordia College at 1 p.m. for game two of the season series. The Cobbers won game one of the series 82-74 on Jan. 2 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-11 overall record and 6-9 mark in the MIAC, while the Cobbers are 13-7 overall and 10-5 in the league. Gustavus has won four of its last five games, while Concordia has won eight of its last nine.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team suffered an 87-72 loss to No. 5 St. Thomas on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game win streak. The Gusties fall to 9-11 overall and 6-9 in the MIAC, while the Tommies extend their win streak to 14 with an overall record of 18-1 and a 13-1 mark in the league.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team begins a three-game road trip with a tough test at 7 p.m. Wednesday at No. 5-ranked St. Thomas. The Tommies won game one of the series 71-53 on Jan. 6 in St. Peter. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 9-10 overall record and 6-8 mark in the MIAC, while the Tommies are 17-1 overall and 12-1 in the league. Gustavus is trying to extend a four-game winning streak, while St. Thomas has won 13 straight.
Junior gymnast Alex Kopp (Long Lake, Minn.) and senior men’s basketball player Gary Cooper (Detroit, Mich.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College January Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team continued its winning ways Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court, cruising to a 92-67 victory over Macalester College. The Gusties claim their fourth straight and improve to 9-10 overall and 6-8 in the MIAC, while the Scots fall to 3-16 overall and 1-13 in the league.