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The Gustavus men’s basketball team has its first MIAC road test of the season at 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon in Minneapolis as it takes on Augsburg College. The Gusties enter the game with a 3-1 overal record and 1-0 mark in the MIAC after defeating Saint Mary’s 69-57 on Wednesday night in St. Peter, while the Auggies are 3-1 overall and 0-1 in the league after losing 69-65 to St. Olaf on Tuesday in Northfield, Minn. Brody Ziegler is Gustavus’s top point-scorer, averaging 12.5 points per game, while Collin Olmscheid is Augsburg’s best offensive player, averaging 16 points per game.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team scored the first basket of Wednesday night’s game against Saint Mary’s University and never relinquished the lead, resulting in a 69-57 victory to begin MIAC play. With the win, the Gusties improve to 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the conference.
The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference men's basketball schedule kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday as Gustavus hosts Saint Mary’s University at Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the matchup with a 2-1 overall record after defeating Buena Vista 97-90 on Sunday in St. Peter. Five Gusties reached double figure points with Gary Cooper’s 20 leading the way. The Cardinals enter Wednesday’s game with an identical 2-1 overall record after dropping their last contest 85-68 at the College of St. Scholastica on Sunday. Saint Mary’s was held to 41.5-percent shooting from the field and was led by Wylie Ferron’s 12 points.
The Gustavus men’s basketball team used another strong second half to come away with a 97-90 victory over Buena Vista University on Sunday evening to improve to 2-1 overall. Much like the strong start to the second half in their last outing against Simpson, the Gusties started today’s second frame with a 17-2 run to take a 62-55 lead and never looked back.
After poor driving conditions postponed the originally scheduled game between the Gustavus men's basketball team and Buena Vista on Nov. 20, the two squads are set to face each other at 4 p.m. Sunday at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. In their last time out, the Gusties team defeated Simpson College 71-62 in the home opener last Saturday. 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 and a 1-1 start to the season. The Buena Vista men’s basketball team is coming off an 87-86 loss at Augsburg College on Wednesday night. Despite leading with 2:39 left in the game, the Beavers were unable to hold on for the win, dropping their third consecutive game to start the season 0-3.
The Gustavus men's basketball game vs. Buena Vista University that was postponed last Friday due to poor driving conditions in Iowa is rescheduled for 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29 at Gus Young Court in St. Peter. Live stats and video will be provided.
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.