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Women’s Basketball Can’t Dig Out Of Early Hole, Loses 66-62 At Saint Ben’s

A rough first quarter put the Gustavus women’s basketball team in a 13-point hole, one it was not able to climb out of in a 66-62 loss Wednesday at Saint Benedict. The Gusties outscored the Blazers in the final three quarters but it wasn’t enough to complete the comeback as they fell to 19-5 overall and 13-4 in the MIAC, while the Blazers improve to 22-2 overall and 16-1 in the league.

After Slow Start Women’s Hoops Takes Down Macalester 76-54

The Gustavus women’s basketball team got off to a slow start Wednesday at Macalester, leading by just five points at halftime, but made some second half adjustments to capture a 76-54 victory. Miranda Rice (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) was a strong presence throughout the game, scoring 16 points in the first half and finishing with 27 points on 10-of-16 shooting from the floor as the Gusties improve to 18-4 overall and 12-3 in the MIAC.

Women’s Basketball Clinches MIAC Playoff Berth, Wins Big 89-47 At Hamline

The Gustavus women’s basketball team continued its offensive prowess Saturday at Hamline, winning in convincing fashion 89-47 to clinch a spot in the MIAC playoffs. The Gusties shot 55 percent from beyond the three-point line and controlled the glass, out-rebounding the Pipers 44-20 to improve to 17-4 overall and 11-3 in the MIAC.

Three-Point Shooting Propels Women’s Basketball Past Carleton In Convincing Fashion

After a sluggish start to Wednesday’s game, the Gustavus women’s basketball turned it on midway through the second quarter, cruising to a 92-49 win over Carleton in its highest scoring output of the season. The Gusties made a season-high 10 three-pointers, shooting 47.6 percent from beyond the arc, thanks in large part to Mikayla Miller’s (Sr., Goodhue, Minn.) 6-of-8 shooting from three as she poured in a season-high 30 points.

Women’s Basketball Loses Lead Late, Falls 66-64 At Bethel

Despite holding a five-point lead early in the fourth quarter Saturday, the Gustavus women’s basketball team was unable to fend off a Bethel comeback as the home team ensued with a 15-3 run and held on for a 66-64 win. The loss drops the No. 20-ranked Gusties to 12-3 overall and 6-2 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 10-4 overall and 5-2 in the league.

Women’s Basketball Cruises To 72-48 Victory At Carleton

The Gustavus women’s basketball team defeated Carleton 72-48 Wednesday evening. The Gusties forced 28 turnovers in the game and 15 players saw time on the court as they improved to 10-2 overall and 4-1 in the MIAC.

Late Rally Comes Up Short, Women’s Hoops Falls 68-60 To No. 11 UW-Whitewater

In a battle of nationally ranked women’s basketball teams, No. 17 Gustavus was unable to complete a fourth quarter comeback, losing 68-60 to No. 11 UW-Whitewater on Friday at the Wartburg Holiday Tournament. The Gusties got within two points of the lead with two minutes remaining in the contest after trailing by as many as 19, but the Warhawks closed out the game at the free throw line in the waning moments to remain perfect (10-0) on the season. Gustavus falls to 8-2 overall.

Miranda Rice Reaches 1,000 Career Points In 82-50 Win Over Hamline

The No. 12-ranked Gustavus women's basketball team defeated Hamline University 82-50 Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court to remain unbeaten, while Miranda Rice (Sr., Forest Lake, Minn.) reached the 1,000-point plateau in her career.

Women’s Hoops Erases First Half Deficit, Cruises To 78-56 Win Over Augsburg

For the third-straight game, the Gustavus women’s basketball team was able to erase a first quarter deficit and proceed to a convincing win, this time 78-56 over Augsburg on Wednesday. The No. 12-ranked Gusties stay perfect with the win, moving to 6-0 overall and 2-0 in the MIAC, while the Auggies drop to 4-3 overall and 1-1 in the league.

Women’s Basketball Wins Big In Conference Opener, 88-47 Over St. Olaf

After starting slow for the second consecutive game Saturday with just 11 points in the first quarter, the Gustavus women’s basketball team was able to kick it in gear during the second quarter and cruised to an 88-47 win over St. Olaf. The No. 12-ranked Gusties, who were able to play all 17 members on the roster, improve to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in the MIAC, while St. Olaf drops to 2-6 overall and 0-1 in the league.