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Hot Shooting, Solid Defense Leads Men’s Basketball To 78-55 Win At Augsburg

The Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday shot nearly 60 percent from the field, while holding Augsburg to 37 percent in a 78-55 win to complete the series sweep. Both the offensive and opponent’s shooting percentages were season bests for the Gusties as they improve to 5-14 overall and 5-9 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Men’s Basketball Loses 79-60 At Carleton

The Gustavus men’s basketball team lost 79-60 at Carleton on Saturday, dropping to 3-11 overall and 3-6 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Knights improve to 5-8 overall and 2-6 in the league.

Hot Shooting Saint John’s Downs Men’s Basketball 73-56

The Gustavus men’s basketball team had a tough time slowing down the hot shooting of Saint John’s Saturday, losing 73-56. The loss drops the Gusties to 3-9 overall and 3-4 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Johnnies improve to 8-3 overall and 4-2 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Goes Down To The Wire With Augsburg, Comes Out On Top 78-75

Wednesday’s men’s basketball game at Gus Young Court certainly didn’t disappoint the fans in a true wire-to-wire contest where Gustavus came out on top of Augsburg 78-75. The Auggies got off a three-pointer in the final seconds, but a block by Jason Faul (Jr., Prior Lake, Minn.) sealed the victory as the Gusties snapped a six-game losing streak, improving to 3-3 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and 3-8 overall

Early Lead Dissipates As Men’s Basketball Loses To St. Thomas 83-65

A hot start and a 7-0 lead by the Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday night quickly turned the other direction as St. Thomas went on a 14-6 run over the next 2:29 and held on to the advantage the rest of way en route to an 83-65 victory. The loss drops the Gusties to 2-8 overall and 2-3 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Tommies improve to 7-3 overall and 3-2 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Loses 76-67 To North Central

The Gustavus men’s basketball team dropped a 76-67 decision to North Central University in non-conference action Tuesday. The loss moves the Gusties to 2-5 overall, while the Rams improve to 3-5 after the first ever meeting between the two programs.

Men’s Basketball Falls 75-73 At Saint Mary’s

Another second half comeback by the Gustavus men’s basketball team fell short Saturday in a 75-73 loss at Saint Mary’s. The defeat drops the Gusties to 2-4 overall and 2-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Cardinals improve to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.

Second Half Comeback Not Enough, Men’s Basketball Falls 69-65 At St. Olaf

Despite erasing a double-digit deficit to come within two points in the second half, the Gustavus men’s basketball team was unable to take the lead in a 69-65 loss at St. Olaf on Wednesday. The loss is the first for the Gusties in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference as they move to 2-1 and 2-3 overall, while the Oles improve to 3-3 overall and 1-1 in the league.

Second Half Surge Pushes Men’s Basketball Past Concordia In MIAC Opener

An 18-1 run midway through the second half provided more than enough of an advantage for the Gustavus men’s basketball team Wednesday night in its home and Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference opener against Concordia as the Gusties cruised to a 92-75 victory at Gus Young Court. The victory is the first for the Gusties early in the season as they improve to 1-2 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers fall to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Drops Season Opener 81-60 At Buena Vista

The Gustavus men’s basketball team opened its season Friday with an 81-60 non-conference loss at Buena Vista University. The Gusties kept the score close for most of the second half, but an 11-point run by the Beavers in the final three minutes sealed the victory for the home team.