Dalhouise 78, Acadia 46 Holding the Axemen to just 6 first-quarter points, the Tigers rolled to leads larger than 30 before the third quarter was over in capturing their second AUS championship in three seasons with a go-away victory at the Halifax Metro Center. 6'1" Simon Farine led all scorers with 24 points and added 8 steals and 6 steals, leading the Tigers into the CIS Final 8 in his fifth and final season. 6'9" Joe Schow had 11 points and 10 rebounds in another solid performance inside while first-yeat Tiger Juleous Grant had 14 points. Dal once again shut down their opponents top offensie threat had only 15 points and turned it over 6 times.
The CIS Final 8 seeding committee made up of Saint Mary's Ross Quackenbush, Rod Gilpin of Bishop's, Mike Katz of the University of Toronto and Dan Vanhooren of Calgary and chaired by James Hillis of Regina meet via conference call at 5 PM ET today to decide the 8th and final "wild card" entrant into the tournament and then the seedings. We hope to have this information early this evening as the lead up to the return of the CIS Nationals to Halifax, beginning this Friday afternoon, continues.