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Women’s Basketball Advances To MIAC Title Game, Upsets Saint Ben’s 61-53

For the first time in program history, the Gustavus women’s basketball team won a MIAC playoff game on the road, upsetting No. 2 seed Saint Benedict 61-53 Thursday to punch its ticket to the conference championship game for the second straight year.

Dominant Defense Guides Women’s Hoops To 65-38 Win Over St. Kate’s To Open Playoffs

A suffocating first half defensive performance by the Gustavus women’s basketball team Tuesday set the tone as it cruised to a 65-38 win over St. Catherine in a MIAC playoff quarterfinal game. The Gusties held the Wildcats to eight points in the first quarter and just three points in the second for a total of 11 after 20 minutes of play – the fewest points allowed in any half all season long. With the win, the Gusties advance to the semifinal round Thursday night at No. 2 seed Saint Benedict.

Women’s Hoops Caps Regular Season With 77-66 Win At St. Kate’s

The Gustavus women’s basketball team closed out the regular season Saturday with a 77-66 victory at St. Catherine. The Gusties, who secured the No. 3 seed for the MIAC playoffs, improved to 20-5 overall and 14-4 in the league. St. Kate’s captured the No. 6 and final playoff spot, meaning Gustavus will host the Wildcats at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the first round of the conference playoffs.

Women’s Hoops Earns 77-60 Senior Day Victory Over Bethel

The Gustavus women's basketball team gained a 42-33 halftime lead and didn't look back, defeating Bethel University for a series split Saturday afternoon at Gus Young Court during Senior Day. 

Women’s Basketball Hosts Bethel On Senior Day Saturday

The Gustavus women’s basketball team hosts Bethel in its final home regular season game at Gus Young Court on Saturday for Senior Day. The Gusties enter the game 18-4 overall and 12-3 in the MIAC, while the Royals are 16-6 overall and 11-4 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 Back On Track, Wins 77-47 At St. Olaf

The Gustavus women’s basketball team got back to its winning ways Saturday, defeating St. Olaf 77-47. The win moves the Gusties to 15-4 overall and 9-3 in the MIAC, while the Oles drop to 3-16 overall and 1-11 in the league.

Shooting Woes Plague Women’s Basketball, Falling 61-45 At St. Thomas

The Gustavus women’s basketball team had a tough time finding the bottom of the net Wednesday, losing 61-45 at league-leading St. Thomas. The Gusties shot 29.1 percent from the floor and had just six players on the scoresheet as they drop to 14-4 overall and 8-3 in the MIAC.