Men's Basketball

  • 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
  • Team Canada, SEA & Acadia announce qualifying game
    June 22, 2017
    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.
  • Basketball announces commitment of N.B. native Speedy
    April 25, 2017
    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.
  • Acadia's De Palma named BNS Coach of the Year
    April 23, 2017
    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.
  • Tigers comeback from near elimination with 78-75 win
    March 04, 2017
    (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.
  • Video highlight: Axemen Basketball vs MUN in AUS Final 6 QF
    March 04, 2017
    Video Highlight of Axemen's 73-65 win over Memorial in AUS Final 6 quarterfinal. Axemen advance to semifinals vs Dalhousie.
  • Axemen top Sea-Hawks 73-65 to advance to AUS semifinals ACADIA 73
    March 03, 2017
    (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.
  • AUS Quarterfinals - Axemen vs Memorial Preview
    March 03, 2017
    AUS Final 6 QF Preview: Interview with head coach Kevin Duffie regarding the Axemen's opening game vs Memorial in quarterfinal play.
  • Quarterfinal match-up, 3rd meeting against MUN in a week
    March 02, 2017
    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.
  • AUS Men's Basketball Awards and All-Stars Announced
    March 02, 2017
    (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.
  • Axemen & Sea-Hawks matched up in Quarterfinals
    February 26, 2017
    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.
  • Axemen split weekend against Memorial with 84-74 loss in game two
    February 25, 2017
    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.
  • Axemen move up in AUS standings with win over MUN
    February 24, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – The Axemen basketball team picked up an important 4-point win in the standings, handing the visiting Memorial Sea-Hawks a 97-82 loss.
  • Miller drains three for the win over X
    February 17, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Shooting 41.9% from downtown gave Acadia the edge they needed to clinch an 88-82 win over StFX in a four-point game.
  • Buzzer-beater hands Axemen 93-90 loss to SMU
    February 12, 2017
    (Halifax, N.S.)—The Saint Mary’s Huskies fifth-year guard Marquis Clayton (Halifax, N.S.) hit a game-winning, buzzer-beating three-pointer Saturday night, topping the Acadia Axemen 93-90 in AUS men’s basketball action from the Homburg Centre.
  • DeAdder's life-long passion
    February 09, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - By Frank De Palma - A lifelong interest in sports and statistics has added up to a passion for Nick DeAdder, performance analyst for the Acadia men's basketball team. DeAdder, who was born in Bridgewater, recalls developing an interest in both during his childhood years in Bridgewater.
  • Axemen sweep two game weekend vs CBU
    February 04, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - It was a successful weekend for the Basketball Axemen, who swept a two-game weekend match up against visiting Cape Breton, with a game two 114-99 win over the Capers.
  • Axemen stay in playoff hunt with 101-88 win over Capers
    February 03, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The Axemen moved one step closer to securing a playoff spot with a 101-88 win over the eighth-place Capers Friday night.
  • Panthers falter in 84-68 loss to Acadia
    January 28, 2017
    CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - The path to the postseason just got a whole lot harder for UPEI. In an important game worth four points in the standings, the seventh-place Panthers fell to the sixth-place Acadia Axemen 84-68 Friday night.
  • Axemen split weekend with loss to UNB
    January 28, 2017
    (FREDERICTON, NB) No Javon Masters, no problem. Five players scored in double figures as the UNB Varsity Reds rallied to beat the Acadia Axemen 84-74 on Saturday night.
  • Millers in Wolfville
    January 24, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. By Frank De Palma - It was a special holiday season the Miller family is not likely to forget any time soon. That's because the Millers usually spend their holidays a few time zones away in Manitoba.
  • U Sports No. 9 Tigers hand Axemen 101-84 loss
    January 20, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Thursday night’s game against the Dalhousie Tigers marked the Axemen’s third loss against the Tigers this season. Third place and U Sports No. 9 ranked Dalhousie dominated the game and handed the Axemen a 101-84 loss.
  • Acadia's Plays of the Week - Jan. 9-15, 2017
    January 16, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - Acadia Athletics is proud to showcase our plays of the week. Boston Leier and Ben Miller headlines this week's Top Plays of the Week.
  • Axemen back on track with 90-82 win over Huskies
    January 14, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. – A break-out game by rookie Trevon Grant (Nassau, Bahamas) helped the Acadia Axemen snap a two-game losing streak with a 90-82 win over the visiting Saint Mary’s Huskies.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Nick De Palma
    January 11, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. by John DeCoste '77 - The basketball Axemen have a lot of potential offensive weapons at their disposal, but one of the most consistent, particularly over the past calendar year, has been shooting guard Nick DePalma.
  • In Pursuit of Excellence - Nick De Palma
    January 11, 2017
    WOLFVILLE, N.S. - The basketball Axemen have a lot of potential offensive weapons at their disposal, but one of the most consistent, particularly over the past calendar year, has been shooting guard Nick DePalma.
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