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Men’s Basketball Battles To Last Second, Loses Season Finale 63-60 To Carleton

The Gustavus men’s basketball team battled tooth and nail to the bitter end Saturday against Carleton in its season finale, but a last-second shot to tie the game hit the iron and the Knights escaped with a 63-60 win. The Gusties finish the season 5-20 overall and 5-15 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Knights improve to 17-8 overall and 14-6 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Nearly Upsets Bethel In Slim 66-62 Loss

The Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday couldn’t hold on to a second half lead at Bethel, losing 66-62 in a Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference matchup. The Gusties led by seven points nearly halfway through the second half, but the Royals went on a 12-3 run over a three-minute span and held on for the slim victory. The Gusties fall to 5-19 overall and 5-14 in the MIAC, while the Royals improve to 18-6 overall and 14-5 in the league.

Slow Start Leads To Men’s Basketball 72-56 Loss To St. Olaf

The Gustavus men’s basketball team got stuck in a rut offensively to start the first half and couldn’t recover in a 72-56 loss to St. Olaf Wednesday night at Gus Young Court. The loss moves the Gusties to 5-17 overall and 5-12 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Oles earn the series sweep, improving to 10-11 overall and 8-8 in the league.

First Half Deficit Proves Too Much As Men’s Basketball Loses 68-63 To Hamline

The Gustavus men’s basketball team put itself in a hole during the first half Saturday against Hamline, scoring a season-low 20 points in the first 20 minutes, and couldn’t dig all the way out, suffering a 68-63 loss at Gus Young Court. The loss drops the Gusties to 5-16 overall and 5-11 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Men’s Basketball Loses Heartbreaker On Last Second Shot At St. Thomas

The Gustavus men’s basketball team took St. Thomas all the way down to the wire Wednesday, but a last second shot found the bottom of the net giving the Tommies a thrilling 59-57 win. The battle between Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference rivals featured 10 lead changes and eight ties. Gustavus drops to 5-15 overall and 5-10 in the MIAC, while league leading St. Thomas improves to 16-4 overall and 12-3 in the league.

Hot Shooting, Solid Defense Leads Men’s Basketball To 78-55 Win At Augsburg

The Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday shot nearly 60 percent from the field, while holding Augsburg to 37 percent in a 78-55 win to complete the series sweep. Both the offensive and opponent’s shooting percentages were season bests for the Gusties as they improve to 5-14 overall and 5-9 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Men’s Basketball Defensive Effort Leads To 68-55 Win Over Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus men’s basketball team Saturday allowed a season-low 55 points to Saint Mary’s and was able to close out the game with strong defensive play for a 68-55 victory. The league win moves the Gusties to 4-14 overall and 4-9 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Cardinals fall to 5-12 overall and 3-10 in the conference. The victory also keeps an impressive win streak intact as Gustavus owns a 33-0 all-time record against the Cardinals at Gus Young Court, dating back to 1984 when Lund Center opened.

Men’s Basketball Downed 77-60 At Hamline

The Gustavus men’s basketball team Monday suffered a 77-60 setback at Hamline University, falling to 3-12 overall and 3-7 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Pipers improve to 10-4 overall and 7-2 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Falls 75-73 At Saint Mary’s

Another second half comeback by the Gustavus men’s basketball team fell short Saturday in a 75-73 loss at Saint Mary’s. The defeat drops the Gusties to 2-4 overall and 2-2 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, while the Cardinals improve to 4-3 overall and 2-2 in the league.

Men’s Basketball Cruises To 83-68 Win At Macalester

The Gustavus men’s basketball team improved to 2-0 in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference on Saturday with an 83-68 victory at Macalester College. The Gusties never trailed throughout the game and took advantage of their opportunities from the free throw line, making 20-of-22.