Entries tagged with ‘blake shay’


Men’s Basketball Falls To No. 1 St. Thomas In Back-And-Forth Battle On Senior Night

Ben Biewen drives past St. Thomas' John Nance. Biewen finished with 14 points and four assists on the night. (Photo courtesy of A.J. Dahm - Sport Pix). St. Peter, Minn. – Following a 68-63 loss to the University of St. Thomas, Gustavus head men’s basketball coach Mark Hanson said it best with his comment, “It […]


Second Half Surge Propels Men’s Basketball To Third Consecutive Win

St. Paul, Minn. – After taking a six-point lead (34-28) into halftime, the Gustavus men’s basketball team began the second half with a 13-6 run and would not look back on its way to a 74-49 win over Macalester on Monday night.  The Gusties would lead by as many as 27 points in the final […]


Men’s Basketball Wins Second Straight, Defeats Hamline 86-61

St. Paul, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team built a 27-point halftime lead and did not look back on its way to an 86-61 victory over Hamline Saturday afternoon at Hutton Arena.  Six Gusties scored in double-figures on the day, led by Blake Shay (Sr., Lakeville, Minn.) with 18 points off the bench.  With […]


Men’s Basketball Runs Away With 82-43 Win Over Saint Mary’s

Senior Blake Shay finished with a career-high 20 points off the bench. (Photo courtesy of Dan Coquyt `14). St. Peter, Minn. – After giving up a layup to Saint Mary’s on the opening possession of the game, the Gustavus men’s basketball team came back with a three-pointer on the ensuing trip down the floor to […]


Men’s Basketball Drops Heartbreaker At Sexton, Falls To Saint John’s 59-57

Collegeville, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team suffered a heartbreaking 59-57 loss to Saint John’s on Saturday afternoon at Sexton Arena.  The Gusties led by two points with 3:35 to play, but the Johnnies tied the game with 1:09 remaining and knocked down two free throws with :03 seconds left to claim the two-point […]


Men’s Basketball Wins Third Straight With 87-75 Win Over Concordia

St. Peter, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team won its third consecutive game with an 87-75 victory over Concordia Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court.  The Gusties never trailed in the contest.  They took a 19-point lead to halftime and held on for the 12-point victory.  Gustavus saw five players score in double-figures on the […]


Second Half Surge Propels Men’s Basketball To Third Straight Win, Downs Saint Mary’s 75-56

Winona, Minn. – The Gustavus men’s basketball team earned its third consecutive win with a 75-56 victory over Saint Mary’s Wednesday night.  The Gusties trailed midway through the second half, but a 32-6 run pushed the Gustavus lead to as many as 24 before holding on for the 19-point victory.  With the win, the Gusties […]


Men’s Basketball Comes Up Short In Final Minutes, Falls To Buena Vista 69-66

Reed Sallstrom came off the bench to contribute six points and five rebounds in the loss. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Vold `14) St. Peter, Minn. – The phrase “a tale of two halves,” is often used loosely to describe a game in which one team shines in the first 20 minutes of the contest while […]


Men’s Basketball Drops Heartbreaker To Bethel 60-59

St. Peter, Minn. – For the second time in the past three games, the Gustavus men’s basketball team dropped a heartbreaker in conference play.  The Gusties fell to Bethel 60-59 on Wednesday night at Gus Young Court after holding a 37-31 advantage at halftime.  With the loss, the Gusties fall to 2-4 overall and 1-3 […]


Men’s Basketball Earns First MIAC Victory In 83-79 Win Over St. Olaf

Northfield, Minn. – It is difficult to win on the road in college basketball.  It is seemingly even more difficult to win on the road in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (MIAC), and after dropping each of its last three games, the Gustavus men’s basketball team was in need of a road win at St. […]