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Tigers top Huskies 88-78 in OT to claim 2015 Subway AUS Men's Basketball Championship banner

Kashrell<br>Lawrence<br>
Kashrell
Lawrence
The Dalhousie Tigers topped the Saint Mary's Huskies 88-78 in overtime Sunday evening to claim the 2015 Subway AUS Men's Basketball Championship banner - their first since the 2010-11 season. The Tigers came out strong in the opening quarter, but two late quarter runs by the Huskies put SMU on top 21-12 at the end of one. Despite Dalhousie's fiery defence, Saint Mary's still managed to sink 56 per cent of their shots from the field with help from Osman Barrie (F/C) (Ottawa, Ont.) who went...



Lien Phillip (ex Bordeaux) joins Suns

Lien Phillip
Lien Phillip
Last week, theKalamunda Eastern Suns (SBL) agreed to terms with 26-year old Canadian ex-international forward Lien Phillip (203-89). He is a dual citizen owning also Vincentian passport. Phillip just played at JSA Bordeaux Basket in French NM1 league. In four games he had 7.0ppg and 5.0rpg this season. The last season he played at Lancers (CIS) in Canadian CIS. In 25 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 12.5rpg (leader !!!), 1.6apg and 1.5spg. A very spectacular season in his...



Tigers stun the Varsity Reds to reach Subway AUS Men's Basketball Championship final

Javon<br>Masters<br>
Javon
Masters
The Varsity Reds got off to a quick start in the Subway AUS men's basketball championship semifinal game, thanks to Javon Masters (183-PG) (Kitchener, Ont.) who scored the first five points of the game and led all scorers with 26 points in the game. UNB had the slight edge in the first frame, maintaining the lead throughout most of the quarter. The Varsity Reds led 17-13 heading into the second frame. The Tigers' Adam Karmali (175-PG) (Vancouver, B.C.), kicked off the second quarter with...



Hoop X-Men wrap up AUS season

Julius<br>Antoine<br>
Julius
Antoine
The Saint Mary's Huskies defeated the StFX X-Men 91-72 Friday night in AUS men's basketball action from the Homburg Centre. The game marked the final regular season game for the X-Men who close out the season 4-16 and out of AUS playoff contention. The Huskies improve to 12-7 and sit in third place in the AUS standings. Julius Antoine (188-G) (Woodbridge, Ont.) paced StFX and all scorers with 16 points, along with 4 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals. Teammates Shane Coupland (198-F-89) (Br...



Panthers hand Axemen 94-84 loss in final game of regular season

Tyler Scott
Tyler Scott
Tyler Scott (188-G) (Halifax, N.S.) was a thorn in the side of the Axemen in today's rescheduled UPEI at Acadia basketball game. The first-year Panther, who once played for Acadia, had a game high 33 points, 25 points in the first half. UPEI led for just under 32 minutes until rookie Ben Miller (188-G)'s (Winnipeg, Man.) three point shot at 8:34 gave the Axemen a 70-68 lead that would be erased quickly by UPEI veteran guard Ellis Ffrench's (Wolfville, N.S.) three point shot that regained...



Shamar Coombs joins Manizales

Shamar<br>Coombs<br>
Shamar
Coombs
Once Caldas de Manizales (Liga DirecTV) agreed terms with 29-year old Canadian guard Shamar Coombs (185-86, college: Texas A&M-CC). He just played at Toronto 3D (IBA) in the U.S.. The last season Coombs played at Drita (SuperLeague) in Kosovo



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