MBB: CAPERS finish their season with a loss vs. Axemen 

MBB: CAPERS finish their season with a loss vs. Axemen 

CAPERS finish their season with a loss vs. Axemen 

 

CBU 79  Acadia 105

 

Sydney, NS - The Cape Breton University CAPERS dropped their last game of the season against a talented Acadia Axemen team to a score of 105-79. For the CAPERS, Kyle Hankins (Burlington, ON) ended his Cape Breton CAPERS career with a team-high 19 points and 8 rebounds. Eric Nissen (Quispamsis, NB) poured in 24 points to go along with 10 rebounds for the victorious Axemen.

 

Turning point - Acadia came out of the gates red hot. They outscored the home squad 23-14 in the first quarter and then 28-14 in the second quarter. Nissen had 15 points for Acadia by halftime.

 

 

Individual Leaders

  • Kyle Hankins finished with 19 points, 8 rebounds, 1 assist and a steal in 32 minutes of playing time.
  • Paul Watson (Mississauga, ON) put up 18 points for the CAPERS, 
  • Eric Nissen had a double-double for the Axemen on 9-15 shooting.
  • Nick De Palma (Bedford, NS) also had a great game for Acadia, scoring 22 points on an efficient 8-13 from the field. He was also 50% from beyond the arc.

 

 

News & Notes

 

The Subway Player of the Game was Eric Nissen.

 

The Axemen finish their regular season with an impressive 15-5 record going into the Subway AUS Championship weekend.

 

The CAPERS end their season with a record of 2-18.