‘Men’s Basketball’ Category
2015 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...
In the waning moments of Friday night’s game at Macalester College, the Gustavus men’s basketball team took its first lead of the second half at 64-63 with 1:08 remaining, but the Scots responded with five unanswered points to claim a 68-63 victory at the Leonard Center. The loss snaps an eight-game win streak against Macalester as the Gusties fall to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in the MIAC.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team completes its three-game road trip in the MIAC at 7:45 p.m. tonight as it takes on Macalester College. The Gusties enter the contest with a 3-3 overall record and 1-2 mark in the league after an 82-73 setback at Bethel University on Wednesday night, while the Scots are 2-6 overall and 0-3 in the conference after a 78-53 loss at St. Thomas on Wednesday.
Despite holding a lead for most of the first half and early in the second, the Gustavus men’s basketball team lost 82-73 at Bethel University on Wednesday night. With the loss, the Gusties fall to 3-3 overall and 1-2 in the MIAC, while the Royals remain unbeaten at 7-0 overall and 2-0 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team continues its road trip in the MIAC on Wednesday night as it takes on Bethel University at 7 p.m. The Gusties enter the contest with a 3-2 overall record and 1-1 mark in the league after a 79-70 setback at Augsburg College on Saturday night in Minneapolis, while the Royals have started the season with a perfect 6-0 record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC after beating Concordia College 75-66 on Saturday in Arden Hills.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team got off to a quick start Saturday at Augsburg College with a 9-2 lead after the first three minutes of play, but the Auggies responded with a 14-2 run to take a lead they would not let go of the rest of the way resulting in a 79-70 final score. The loss is the first in MIAC play by the Gusties as they fall to 1-1 in the league and 3-2 overall.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team has its first MIAC road test of the season at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis as it takes on Augsburg College. The Gusties enter the game with a 3-1 overal record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC after defeating Saint Mary’s 69-57 on Wednesday night in St. Peter, while the Auggies are 3-1 overall and 0-1 in the league after losing 69-65 to St. Olaf on Tuesday in Northfield, Minn. Brody Ziegler is Gustavus’s top point-scorer, averaging 12.5 points per game, while Collin Olmscheid is Augsburg’s best offensive player, averaging 16 points per game.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team scored the first basket of Wednesday night’s game against Saint Mary’s University and never relinquished the lead, resulting in a 69-57 victory to begin MIAC play. With the win, the Gusties improve to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball schedule kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday as Gustavus hosts Saint Mary’s University at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 2-1 overall record after defeating Buena Vista 97-90 on Sunday in St. Peter. Five Gusties reached double figure points with Gary Cooper’s 20 leading the way. The Cardinals enter Wednesday’s game with an identical 2-1 overall record after dropping their last contest 85-68 at the College of St. Scholastica on Sunday. Saint Mary’s was held to 41.5-percent shooting from the field and was led by Wylie Ferron’s 12 points.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team used another strong second half to come away with a 97-90 victory over Buena Vista University on Sunday evening to improve to 2-1 overall. Much like the strong start to the second half in their last outing against Simpson, the Gusties started today’s second frame with a 17-2 run to take a 62-55 lead and never looked back.