2017-18 Acadia Men's Basketball News

  • Acadia Axemen Basketball announces commitment by Ridley's Marcus Upshaw
    November 29, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and basketball head coach Kevin Duffie announced today the commitment of recruit Marcus Upshaw from Burlington, Ont. to the Axemen program.
  • Axemen rebound in third quarter for 88-78 win vs UPEI
    November 26, 2017
    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The Acadia Axemen erased any chance of an upset Saturday night, as they outscored the Panthers 29-13 in a dominant third quarter en route to an 88-78 win.
  • X-Men hand No. 10 Axemen first loss of season
    November 24, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. ? After beating the No. 5 ranked Dalhousie Tigers in a home and home sweep last week, the U SPORTS No. 10 ranked Acadia Axemen fell short in extending their winning streak to six in a 70-68 edging by the StFX X-Men at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax.
  • Klassen joins Team Canada vs Bahamas this Friday
    November 22, 2017
    HALIFAX, N.S. - By Jas Grewal - It’s been quite the adventure for Kingston, Ont., native Owen Klassen over the past few years.
  • Axemen sweep No. 5 Dal in home-home series
    November 18, 2017
    (Halifax, NS) – In the back end of a home-and-home, the Dalhousie Tigers squared off against the Acadia Axemen at the Dalplex. Acadia gained a slight edge early, and finished quarters strong as they held on to a 79-72 victory to sweep the two-game series. 
  • Axemen hand No. 5 ranked Tigers first loss
    November 16, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – In their first meeting since last year’s epic battle in the AUS semi-finals, the hometown Acadia Axemen edged past the U SPORTS No. 5 ranked Dalhousie Tigers, handing them their first loss of the regular season.
  • Axemen hold onto win vs StFX & improve to 3-0
    November 12, 2017
    ANTIGONISH, NS – The StFX X-Men (0-3) are still in search of their first win of the season as they fell 85-82 to the Acadia Axemen (3-0) Saturday evening at the StFX Oland Centre. 
  • De Palma drains three for win vs Memorial
    November 05, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – With 4.2 seconds remaining on the clock and down 78-77, Acadia’s Nick De Palma sent the nearly 1000 fans into a frenzy with a three-point basket to win 80-78 over the visiting Memorial Sea-Hawks.
  • Axemen take 2nd game vs Memorial in dominant fashion
    November 05, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. ? A different result in Acadia?s second home game matchup against visiting Memorial, as the Axemen dominated from beginning to end in a 76-65 win over the Sea-Hawks. No last second three point shot was needed for today?s win.
  • Season Preview: Basketball Axemen ready for 2017-18
    November 02, 2017
    The pressure is on for the Acadia Axemen basketball team this season as hosts of the 2018 U SPORTS Final 8 Men’s Basketball Championship.
  • Nipissing Lakers open Maritime tour with 76-68 win over Axemen
    October 20, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The visiting Nipissing Lakers opened their three game Maritime tour on a positive note with a 76-68 win over the host Acadia Axemen.
  • Erik Nissen's FISU Games experience in Taipei
    October 19, 2017
    (By Sara Baxter) - Twelve thousand kilometers. That is the distance 5th year men’s basketball senior Erik Nissen travelled this summer to go to the FISU 2017 Summer Universiade Games in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei. 
  • Axemen conclude Calgary Cup with 2-1 record
    October 11, 2017
    The Axemen basketball team concluded the past weekend on a positive note at the Calgary Cup hosted by the University of Calgary Dinos with a 2-1 record at a tournament that featured some of the top basketball programs in the country.
  • Moaku-Mattia & Power late additions to Axemen
    September 19, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axemen basketball team announced two late additions to the squad for the 20017-18 season. Rowan Power - a transfer from the Concordia Stingers, and Junior Moaku-Mattia – a transfer from the Cape Breton Capers will join the team in practice but neither will be able to compete immediately for the Axemen.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence: Erik Nissen
    August 22, 2017
    WOLVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste - Erik Nissen is looking forward to his third and final season at Acadia starting this fall, but before that, he is planning to have a pretty fulfilling summer and get to experience a lifelong dream.
  • Former Axeman Klassen signs with Greece A1 team
    August 03, 2017
    TORONTO, ON - Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that former Acadia Axeman Owen Klassen has signed a one-year contract with PAOK Thessaloniki in Basketball Champions League and the Greek A1 League.
  • Basketball Axemen land top recruit Middaugh
    July 05, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Axemen Basketball head coach Kevin Duffie announced today the addition of standout recruit, Mason Middaugh, from London, Ont.
  • Nissen chosen to represent Canada at 2017 Universaide
    June 29, 2017
    TORONTO (U SPORTS) – U SPORTS announced today the rosters for the men’s and women’s soccer, men’s volleyball and men’s basketball teams set to represent Canada at the 2017 Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Chinese Taipei. Fifth year basketball Axemen forward and native of Quispamsis, N.B., Erik Nissen was chosen to represent Canada at the FISU 2017 Summer Universiade Games

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