2018-19 Acadia Men's Basketball News

  • Duffie named to U16 National Team coaching staff
    May 22, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia men’s basketball team head coach Kevin Duffie will join the U16 men's national team’s coaching staff led by head coach Kirby Schepp.
  • Santana returns to Acadia after professional career
    April 08, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - When Paulo Santana left Acadia in the summer of 2008 to play basketball professionally in his native Angola, he left some fairly important unfinished business behind.
  • Bedford’s Frenette to join Basketball Axemen in fall of 2019
    March 28, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Bedford, N.S. native Joe Frenette will join the Axemen Basketball team this coming fall. Acadia University and men’s basketball team head coach Kevin Duffie announced today that Frenette has committed to the program and will be working towards a Bachelor of Business Administration degree beginning in September.
  • Nissen selected 8th overall in CEBL inaugural draft
    March 23, 2019
    HAMILTON, ON - The Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL) revealed all the top talent that was drafted by the league’s six teams in its first ever Entry Draft on Saturday, March 23, 2019.
  • Basketball's Mugambi displaying entrepreneurial spirit at Acadia
    March 14, 2019
    By Sara Baxter - Kenyan born Jerome Mugambi is currently in his third year of a Bachelor of Business Administration majoring in Business Technology Management at Acadia University. Having grown up in Ontario, Mugambi has been interested in basketball since he moved to Canada at age five.
  • Axemen fall short in making the post-season on 72-70 loss to UNB
    February 23, 2019
    FREDERICTON, NB - Chris Spurrell (Quispamsis, NB) sunk a baseline jump-shot with 0.9 seconds left as the UNB Reds ended their regular season with a thrilling 72-70 win over the Acadia Axemen on Saturday night. 
  • Kitchener's Aultman commits to Basketball Axemen
    February 19, 2019
    WOLFVLLLE, N.S. - Acadia University men?s basketball head c­­­­­oach Kevin Duffie announced today the commitment of Kitchener, Ont. native Brandon Aultman.
  • Panthers down Axemen in split weekend on the Island
    February 17, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - In his final home game as a Panther, Milorad Sedlarevic went out in style. 
  • Axemen take down Panthers 90-78
    February 16, 2019
    CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI - The Acadia Axemen kept their playoff hopes alive after handing the UPEI Panthers their fifth straight loss, 90-78. 
  • Axemen hand third place Capers an 83-80 overtime loss
    February 09, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Acadia Axemen had a thrilling 83-80 comeback victory that went into overtime during Saturday night’s game against the Cape Breton Capers.
  • X-Men defeat Axemen on buzzer-beater shot 
    February 06, 2019
    Antigonish, NS - The StFX X-Men emerged victorious 75-72 over the Acadia Axemen in a thrilling mid-week matchup at the StFX Oland Centre. Jayden Smith (Halifax, NS) made a buzzer beating three-point shot from the corner to give StFX a three-point win and earn a precious four points in the AUS standings in their battle to secure a playoff spot.
  • Tigers comeback in third quarter defines win over Axemen
    February 03, 2019
    (Halifax, NS) – In Saturday night basketball action, the Dalhousie Tigers hosted the Acadia Axemen in an important 4-point game at the Dalplex. After a tight first half, the Tigers had a breakout third quarter to help push them to a 79-75 win.
  • Axemen topped by undefeated No. 5 ranked Huskies
    January 26, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The U SPORTS No. 5 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies defeated the Acadia Axemen 96-70 to sweep the weekend and regular season series. Nikita Kasongo led the field with 21 points that included three timely threes.
  • Halifax's Munro to join Basketball Axemen squad in the fall of 2019
    January 25, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University’s Department of Athletics and men’s basketball head coach Kevin Duffie announced the commitment by Timberlea, N.S. native Ryan Munro today.
  • U SPORTS No. 5 Huskies remain undefeated with win over Axemen
    January 24, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Acadia Axemen lost to the U SPORTS No. 5 ranked Saint Mary’s Huskies at home on Thursday night by a score of 103-93.
  • Axemen lose second in a row this weekend
    January 20, 2019
    SYDNEY, N.S.  – The hometown Cape Breton Capers won their third game in a row, as they took care of the visiting Axemen 82-56 in convincing fashion.  
  • Axemen winning streak ends at three after loss to UNB
    January 18, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Basketball Axemen’s three-game winning streak of 2019 came to an abrupt end with a 79-64 loss to visiting UNB on Friday night.
  • Axemen undefeated in 2019 with third win in a row
    January 13, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Acadia Axemen take their second game against the Memorial Seahawks this weekend in a  79-69 win on Sunday and extend their winning streak to three.
  • Axemen improve to 3-6 with win over Sea-Hawks
    January 12, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - After playing most of the game from behind, the Axemen came out on top in their game against Memorial with a final score of 66-54.
  • Axemen snap 3 game losing streak with win over Dal
    January 06, 2019
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Acadia Axemen posted a comeback  win on Saturday night, grabbing an important 4-point game from the Dalhousie Tigers and improving to 2-6.
  • Well-traveled Moaku-Matia has found a home at Acadia
    December 04, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By John DeCoste '77 - Basketball has taken Maiwan (Junior) Moaku-Matia to a lot of destinations over the years, but the 6'6” fifth-year wing player says he has found a home at Acadia.
  • StFX picks up 4-pt. win over host Axemen
    November 24, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Two evenly-matched teams came into this game looking to improve on their record before the December break.
  • Axemen fail to grab win in Newfoundland
    November 18, 2018
    ST. JOHN'S, NL - The host Sea-Hawks gained their first win of the season, defeating the Acadia Axemen 88-76 in the first of a two-game weekend. 
  • Axemen defeat Panthers 92-81 in rematch win
    November 10, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The first quarter belonged to Junior Moaku-Matia (Hamilton, Ont.) and the Axemen, as they lead 23-15 after 10 minutes. Maoku-Matia had 11 points in the quarter and finished the game with 22, shooting 10 for 11 from the field.
  • UPEI Panthers edge out Axemen 71-69
    November 09, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Every second mattered in this close home-opener between the Acadia Axemen and the UPEI Panthers, but it was the Panthers who came out on top 71-69.
  • Axemen lose second game vs Saint Mary's 94-81
    November 04, 2018
    Halifax, NS - In AUS men’s basketball, the Saint Mary’s Huskies took on the Acadia Axemen for the second time on the Huskies’ home court and won.  
  • Huskies hold on to 89-85 vs. Basketball Axemen
    November 02, 2018
    (HALIFAX, N.S.)—The SMU Huskies opened their 2018-19 season with an 89-85 victory Thursday night over the visiting Acadia Axemen in Atlantic University Sport men’s basketball action from the Homburg Centre.
  • Dinos post big second half for win vs Axemen
    October 14, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The visiting Calgary Dinos handed the basketball Axemen a 93-71 loss in a Sunday afternoon exhibition matchup.
  • Axemen open Homecoming weekend with 97-92 vs Badgers
    October 11, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Jacques Lukusa’s 24 points helped the Acadia Axemen battled off the visiting Brock Badgers in a 97-92 exhibition win on the opening night of Acadia’s Homecoming 2018.
  • Ravens sweep Stu Aberdeen, Axemen post 1-2 record
    September 30, 2018
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Carleton Ravens swept all three games at the Stu Aberdeen Memorial Tournament including a 127-66 win over the host Axemen. The StFX X-Men picked up their first win of the weekend with a 91-76 win over Bishop's.
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