Entries tagged with ‘Men’s Basketball’

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Men’s Basketball Loses To UW-Superior on Late 3-Point Basket

The Gustavus men's basketball saw its valiant comeback fall short when Ben Aalfs hit a three-point shot with :02 remaining to give UW-Superior a 71-68 win over the Gusties in Superior, Wis. Gustavus, which trailed by 14 points at halftime, stormed back behind the play of Seth Anderson who scored 14 second half points. The Gusties, who fall to 1-1 on the season, will next play at Bethany on Saturday, Nov. 27 at 7 pm.

Strong Second Half Propels Men’s Basketball to 95-81 Win Over Buena Vista

The Gustavus men's basketball team opened its 2010-11 season with a 95-81 win over Buena Vista University on Monday night in St. Peter. The Gusties made 9-of-10 free throws in the final 90 seconds of the game to secure the victory. Phil Wirtjes led Gustavus with 21 points.

Men’s Basketball Falls To Augustana 101-74 In Exhibition Opener

The Gustavus men's basketball team traveled to Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Monday night to face Augustana College in an exhibition contest to open the 2010-11 season. The Vikings shot an impressive 62.3 percent from the field and claimed a convincing 101-74 win over the Gusties. Seth Anderson and Ben Biewen led Gustavus in scoring with 12 points each.

Men’s Basketball Set To Take On Carleton In MIAC Playoff Championship

The Gustavus men’s basketball team will host Carleton College in the MIAC Playoff Championship game on Saturday night at 7:30 pm on Gus Young Court. The Gusties enter the game with a 15-10 overall record, as Carleton enters with a 17-9 overall record. The winner of the game will receive an automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.

Men’s Basketball Set To Begin MIAC Playoffs

The Gustavus men's basketball team is set to compete in the MIAC Playoffs, which begin with quarterfinal games on Tuesday night. The Gusties, who are the #2 seed in the six-team playoff, have an opening round bye. Gustavus finished the season 15-10 overall and 13-7 in the MIAC.

Hot Shooting And Scoring Runs Help St. Thomas Defeat Men’s Basketball 75-51

The Gustavus men’s basketball team suffered a 75-51 loss at the hands of first place St. Thomas on Wednesday night in the Gangelhoff Center on the campus of Concordia University in St. Paul. The Tommies shot 57.4% (31-54) in the game, while Gustavus shot just 36.4% (20-55). St. Thomas’s Sam Eicher (6-7) and Joe Scott (5-9) both scored a game-high 14-points in the game, as Ryan McPartland (5-6) led Gustavus with 10 points.

Van Sickle Scores 25 Points As Men’s Basketball Defeats Bethel 86-52

The Gustavus men’s basketball team scored a season-high 86 points to defeat Bethel 86-52 on Saturday afternoon in St. Peter, Minn. The Gusties were led by Jesse Van Sickle who scored a season-high 25 points on 10-for-17 shooting. With the victory, Gustavus moves back into sole possession of second place in the MIAC standings with just two regular season games left to play. The Gusties improve to 14-9 overall and 12-6 in the MIAC, as Bethel drops to 11-12 overall and 7-11 in the MIAC.

Men’s Basketball Suffers Heartbreaking Overtime Loss To St. Olaf 77-69

The Gustavus men’s basketball team let a 14-point second half lead slip away in a heartbreaking 77-69 overtime loss to St. Olaf on Wednesday night in Northfield, Minn. St. Olaf’s Bobby Fong scored a game-high 34 points (12-22), while bringing down 11 rebounds in the game. Gustavus was led by Ryan McPartland with 18 points (6-8).

Men’s Basketball Topped By Hamline 69-66

Hamline’s Carl Hipp scored 20 points on 7-for-8 shooting in the second half to lead the Pipers past the Gustavus men’s basketball team 69-66 on Saturday afternoon in St. Paul. Hipp scored Hamline’s final six points of the game, giving the Pipers the three point victory and moving them into third place in the MIAC standings. Hamline improves to 15-7 overall and 11-6 in the MIAC, while the Gusties fall to 13-8 overall and 11-5 in the MIAC.

Men’s Basketball Gets Back On Track With 63-44 Win Over Macalester

The Gustavus men’s basketball team got back on the winning track with a 63-44 win over Macalester on Wednesday night in St. Peter, Minn. Sam Paulson matched his season-high with 15 points, as Jesse Van Sickle added 13. The Gusties improve to 13-7 overall and 11-4 in the MIAC, as Macalester drops to 2-19 overall and 0-16 in the MIAC.