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The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced its men’s basketball awards Tuesday and Gustavus received one All-Conference performer and two Honorable Mentions. Gary Cooper (Sr., Detroit, Mich.) was named to the All-Conference Team, while Chris Narum (Sr., Eagan, Minn.) and Brody Ziegler (Sr., Mankato, Minn.) are Honorable Mention.
To say the past four games for the Gustavus men’s basketball team have been exciting would just scratch the surface of describing them. Two overtime games and another decided on the last shot led to a similar ending Wednesday as the Gusties defeated Saint John’s 63-62, taking the lead with four seconds on the clock on a Brody Ziegler (Sr., Mankato, Minn.) put-back, and then watching the Johnnies’ final shot at the buzzer clank off the rim. The victory improves the Gusties to 11-13 overall and 8-11 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies fall to 17-7 overall and 12-7 in the league.
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.
It was a historic Saturday afternoon for the Gustavus men’s basketball team, but unfortunately for the Gusties, they came out on the short side of a 114-107 double overtime decision at Concordia College. It was the first double overtime game played by Gustavus since Feb. 1, 1989, and second overtime loss of the season. The Gusties fall to 9-12 overall and 6-10 in the MIAC, while the Cobbers improve to 14-7 overall and 11-5 in the league.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team suffered an 87-72 loss to No. 5 St. Thomas on Wednesday night, snapping a four-game win streak. The Gusties fall to 9-11 overall and 6-9 in the MIAC, while the Tommies extend their win streak to 14 with an overall record of 18-1 and a 13-1 mark in the league.
Junior gymnast Alex Kopp (Long Lake, Minn.) and senior men’s basketball player Gary Cooper (Detroit, Mich.) have been selected as the Gustavus Adolphus College January Female and Male Student-Athletes-of-the-Month, presented by Thrivent Financial and voted on by the Gustavus Sports Information Department.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team continued its winning ways Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court, cruising to a 92-67 victory over Macalester College. The Gusties claim their fourth straight and improve to 9-10 overall and 6-8 in the MIAC, while the Scots fall to 3-16 overall and 1-13 in the league.
The Gustavus Adolphus College men’s basketball team won its third straight game against Bethel University in a nail biter on Wednesday evening at Gus Young Court. The win pushes the Gusties to 8-10 overall, and 5-8 in the MIAC, while the Royals drop to 12-5 overall, and 7-5 in the league.
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.
Despite leading midway through the second half, the Gustavus men’s basketball team was unable to hold on to the advantage, while sending Saint John’s to the free throw line 26 times in an 87-83 loss. With the loss, the Gusties fall to 5-10 overall and 2-8 in the MIAC, while the Johnnies improve 12-3 overall and 7-3 in the league.