Entries tagged with ‘Men’s Basketball’

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Men’s Basketball Continues To Struggle, Falls To Augsburg 75-70

Augsburg’s Jon Cassens scored 17 second half points, leading the Auggies to a 75-70 victory over the Gustavus men’s basketball team on Monday night in St. Peter, Minn. Augsburg closed the gap on a 12-point second half Gustavus lead to hand the Gusties their second consecutive MIAC loss. Augsburg’s David Olson scored a game-high 23 points, as Jesse Van Sickle led the Gusties with 18 points.

Men’s Basketball Stumbles On The Road With 78-75 Loss To Saint Mary’s

The Gustavus men's basketball team suffered a 78-75 setback to Saint Mary's on the road in Winona, Minn. on Wednesday night. Saint Mary’s Will Wright scored a game-high 18 points on 5-8 shooting, while teammate Michael Burfeind scored 17, shooting 8-10 from the field. Gustavus’s Ryan McPartland led team with 14 points (6-15) and eight rebounds.

Van Sickle Scores 21 Points As Men’s Basketball Defeats Concordia 79-72

Senior Jesse Van Sickle scored 21 points for the second time this season to lead the Gustavus men's basketball team to a 79-72 victory over Concordia Saturday afternoon in Moorhead, Minn. Van Sickle shot 6-for-8 from the field while going 4-for-6 from behind the arc in the game. Four other Gustavus players scored in double figures as Ryan McPartland had 13 points, Dan Schmidtknect and Tyler Grey both scored 11, while Phil Wirtjes scored 10. Concordia's Darrin Olmscheid scored a game-high 29 points on 8-for-21 shooting.

Poor Shooting Sinks Men’s Basketball In 60-55 Loss To Carleton

The Gustavus men's basketball team suffered a heart-breaking loss to Carleton 60-55 on Gus Young Court Monday night. Carleton's Seth Jonker scored a game-high 17 points while shooting 7-14 from the field. The Gusties shot 38.5% from the field and a cold 12.5% from behind the arc. Carleton shot 48.9% from the field and 33.3% from three point range.

Men’s Basketball Gets Back On Track With 76-65 Win Over Saint John’s

The Gustavus men's basketball team got back on the winning track with a 76-65 victory over Saint John's Monday night in Collegeville, Minn. Four Gustavus players scored in double-digits as Phil Wirtjes and Ryan McPartland led the team with 15 points each. Saint John's Sam Blank scored a game-high 18 points while shooting 6-8 from behind the arch.

Seth Anderson Leads Men’s Basketball To 56-51 Upset Win Over #5 St. Thomas

Sophomore Seth Anderson scored 13 points in the the second half to lead the Gustavus men's basketball team to a 56-51 upset win over #5 St. Thomas Wednesday night in St. Peter, Minn. Anderson scored eight of the Gusties final 13 points, including six free throws in the final five minutes of play. The Gusties snapped a St. Thomas 32-game MIAC win steak with the victory and are now alone atop the MIAC standings.

Men’s Basketball Downs Bethany Lutheran 69-40

The Gustavus men's basketball team defeated non-conference opponent Bethany Lutheran College 69-40 on Gus Young Court Saturday afternoon. The Gusties came out firing in the second half, going on a 21-3 to start the half. Gustavus outshot the Vikings 42.6% (26-61) to 29.8% (17-57) from the field in the game. Seth Anderson led all scorers with 14 points, while bringing down eight rebounds, and tallying four assists.

Men’s Basketball Defeats Augsburg In Overtime 77-72

The Gustavus men's basketball team got it's fourth straight MIAC win on Wednesday night in Minneapolis, Minn., with a 77-72 overtime victory over Augsburg. Two free throws by Phil Wirtjes with three seconds left in regulation would send the game into overtime. The Gusties would then go on to shoot 4-4 from the field and 9-13 from the line in overtime, giving them the five-point victory. Seth Anderson and Ryan McPartland led all scorers with 18 and 17 points, respectively.

Men’s Basketball Slips Past Buena Vista 65-63 In Season Opener

The Gustavus men's basketball team opened the 2009-10 season with a 65-63 victory over Buena Vista on Tuesday night in Storm Lake, Iowa. Solid second half shooting helped Gustavus build a lead and hold on late as the Gusties shot 63.6% (14-22) from the field in the second half. Jesse Van Sickle and Dan Schmidtknecht were Gustavus's high scorers with ten and nine points, respectively.

Van Sickle Named To Men’s Basketball All-Conference Team, Johnson Named To All-Rookie Team

Gustavus Adolphus men's basketball player Jesse Van Sickle (Jr., Garden City, Minn./LCWM) has been named All-Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference by a vote of the league's coaches. Bobby Johnson (Fy., Edina, Minn.) was named to the All-Rookie Team, while juniors Ryan McPartland (Le Sueur, Minn./Le Sueur-Henderson) and Sam Paulson (Waseca, Minn.) received honorable mention.