‘Men’s Basketball’ Category
The Gustavus men’s basketball team beat Simpson College 71-62 in its home opener Saturday night to improve to 1-1 on the season. The Gusties started the second half with the hot hand, going on a 19-6 run for their largest lead of the night at 53-33, propelling them to victory.
UPDATE: Friday's 8 p.m. game scheduled against Buena Vista is cancelled due to driving conditions in Iowa.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team opened the season with a tightly contested 75-73 loss at the University of Northwestern-St. Paul on Saturday. The Gusties held a six-point lead with 2:26 remaining in the game, but the Eagles went on a 9-2 run to take a 74-73 lead with 37 seconds left in the game. Gustavus had an opportunity to tie the game with the last shot as time expired, but it bounced off the rim and UNW escaped with the victory.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to begin its 2015-16 campaign this weekend as it travels to the Twin Cities for a non-conference test against the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. Tipoff between the Gusties and Eagles is set for 3 p.m. Saturday at the UNW Gymnasium.
BLOOMINGTON, MINN. – Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball players Gary Cooper (Jr., Detroit, Mich.) and Brody Ziegler (Jr., Mankato, Minn.) were named to the MIAC Honorable Mention Team as a part of the league’s postseason awards released Thursday by the league office. Taking home the honor of Joe Hutton Player-of-the-Year was Bethel’s Kyle Zimmerman after a fantastic senior season that […]
Second Straight Comeback Effort Not Enough; Men’s Basketball Concludes Season With 83-79 Loss To No. 6 St. Thomas In MIAC Semifinals
Gustavus dropped an 83-79 overtime heartbreaker to St. Thomas in the MIAC Semifinals on Friday evening. (Photo courtesy of Matt Higgins) ST. PAUL, MINN. – After making its second straight comeback effort, the Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball team was not able to weather the storm that was the University of St. Thomas down the stretch, as […]
SAINT PETER, MINN. – Following a comeback victory over third-seeded Saint John’s University in the quarterfinals of the MIAC Playoffs on Wednesday evening, the sixth-seeded Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball team will look to keep its season alive when it takes on No. 1 seed University of St. Thomas on Friday night in the MIAC Semifinals. Friday’s […]
Second Half Comeback Propels Men’s Basketball To 64-54 Victory Over Saint John’s In MIAC Quarterfinals
Junior guard Gary Cooper scored a game-high 16 points, including 10 in the second half, to help lift Gustavus to a 64-54 victory over Saint John's University in Wednesday's MIAC Quarterfinal matchup. COLLEGEVILLE, MINN. – After falling to Saint John’s University 50-47 this past Saturday, the Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball team made it count when it […]
SAINT PETER, MINN. – The Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball team will travel to Collegeville, Minnesota on Wednesday to take on Saint John’s University in the quarterfinal round of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Playoffs. After finishing the regular season with a conference record of 14-6, the Johnnies will enter the game as the No. 3 seed, […]
COLLEGEVILLE, MINN – With a playoff berth already secure, the Gustavus Adolphus men’s basketball team went into its final regular season game of the season with Saint John’s University playing for seeding purposes. With their 50-47 loss to the Johnnies, Gustavus fell to the sixth seed, meaning it will travel back to Collegeview for a […]