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Acadia's Tyler Scott, left, drives on UPEI's Deontay Smith during Atlantic University Sport basketball Saturday in Wolfville, N.S. UPEI won the game 84-69, handing the Axemen their first regular season loss.
Terrence Brown scored 17 points in 19 minutes Saturday as the UPEI Panthers handed the country’s second-ranked Acadia Axemen their first loss of the Atlantic University Sport basketball season.
The Panthers beat the host Axemen 84-69, despite Acadia scoring the first seven points of the game. The Panthers responded and led 22-14 after one and 36-31 at the half. They outscored Acadia by 10 in the second half.
D.J. Smith and Mandrez Downey each added 16 points and Geoff Doane 13 for UPEI.
Jonathan Tull led Acadia with 21 points while Anthony Ashe added 16.
The Axemen were playing without forward Owen Klassen.
UPEI improves to 5-2 and Acadia falls to 6-1.