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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.

New-Look Men’s Basketball Squad Tips Off Season Friday

Head Coach Mark Hanson is in his 27th season at the helm of the Gustavus men’s basketball team and his squad is looking to improve on an eighth place finish in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference a year ago when it went 9-11 in the league. Last season’s team posted a 12-13 overall record, although Gustavus proved to be competitive while keeping a majority of games within single digits. The 2016-17 MIAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll ranked Gustavus seventh.

Men’s Basketball Erases 20-Point Deficit, Defeats Hamline 101-91 In Overtime

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.

Men’s Basketball Back On Track, Defeats Augsburg 90-76

The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball team is back on track after three consecutive losses as it defeated Augsburg College 90-76 on Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court. The victory pushes the Gusties to 6-10 overall, and 3-8 in the MIAC, while the Auggies drop to 10-6 overall, and 5-6 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Suffers 71-53 Loss To No. 4 St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s basketball team suffered its second loss of the New Year against No. 4 University of St. Thomas Wednesday night at Gus Young Court. The defeat moves the Gusties to 4-7 overall and 1-5 in the MIAC. St. Thomas improves to 9-1 overall and 4-1 in the conference.

Second Half Comeback Not Enough, Men’s Basketball Falls 82-74 To Concordia

The Gustavus men’s basketball team erased a double-digit deficit in the second half Saturday afternoon against Concordia, but was unable to hold on to the lead en route to an 82-74 loss at Gus Young Court. The defeat moves the Gusties to 4-6 overall and 1-4 in the MIAC.

First Half Run Propels Men’s Basketball Past Carleton 57-39

Brian Jacobs scored a career-high 18 points in Saturday's win over Carleton (Photo courtesy of Laura Westphal - Sport Pix). St. Peter, Minn. – Trailing 9-2 after the opening five minutes of the game, the Gustavus men’s basketball team took off on a 22-0 run that lasted 11 and a half minutes of the first […]

Men’s Basketball Suffers First MIAC Loss 80-58 To St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team opened 2014 with an 80-58 loss to St. Olaf College on Saturday at Skoglund Center.  The Oles opened the game on a 20-4 run and would never look back on the way to the 22-point victory. St. Olaf’s Justin Pahl proved to be too much for the […]

Men’s Basketball Opens Season Against Simpson Friday Night

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team is set to open its 2013-14 season on Friday night when the Gusties host Simpson College at Gus Young Court.  Following Friday night’s game, Gustavus will host Buena Vista University on Saturday night.  Both tip offs are set for 7:00 p.m. Gustavus will look to get […]