(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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia University and the Department of Athletics announced today that former basketball Axemen great Steve Pound will be the Honorary Chairperson of the U SPORTS Men’s Basketball National Championship, also referred to as the U SPORTS Final 8.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
HALIFAX, NS – Today, Canada Basketball in partnership with Sport and Entertainment Atlantic, announced that the Scotiabank Centre in downtown Halifax will host the first Senior Men’s National Team home game of the new FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Americas Qualifiers.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia University and Acadia men’s basketball head coach Kevin Duffie announced today the commitment of Fredericton, N.B. native Brett Speedy, who will join the Axemen squad this coming fall.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – Acadia basketball assistant coach Daniel De Palma will be one among 30 coaches vying for honours as Sport Nova Scotia’s Support4Sport Coach of the Year. De Palma was recently named Basketball Nova Scotia’s (BNS) coach of the year in part for his thrilling U17 Boys Team Nova Scotia gritty comeback win over Ontario in the National championship final hosted by the University of Winnipeg this past summer.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - The Dalhousie Tigers and the Acadia Axemen faced off in the second of two men's semi-final matchups in the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Saturday evening at the Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) – The Acadia Axemen and the Memorial Sea-Hawks opened up the men's portion of the Subway AUS Basketball Championships Friday evening at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., facing off in the first of two men's semi-final matchups.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By Frank De Palma - For the third time in less than a week, the Acadia Axemen will take on the Memorial Sea-Hawks in AUS men's basketball, but this time the stakes are a little higher.
(HALIFAX, N.S.) - Atlantic University Sport is pleased to announce the 2016-17 AUS men's basketball all-stars and major award winners as selected by the conference's eight head coaches following regular season play. Two Axemen were named to the AUS All-Star teams. Forward Erik Nissen and guard Ben Miller were named to the second team All-Star squad.
The 2017 Subway AUS Men’s Basketball Championship will be hosted by the AUS conference office at Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, N.S., March 3-5, 2017. Acadia will take on Memorial at 6:30 pm in quarterfinal play at the Scotiabank Centre - Halifax.
WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A close game between Memorial and the Axemen opened up at the six-minute mark of the third quarter when the Sea-Hawks recorded a 14-2 run to take a commanding 57-45 lead and eventual 84-74 win in the second of a two game weekend match up.