The Dalhousie Tigers are gaining momentum for the Atlantic University Sport men’s basketball playoffs.


The fourth-place Tigers (11-7) knocked off the first-place St. Francis Xavier X-Men yesterday in Antigonish courtesy of a 28-point effort from guard Simon Farine. Halifax natives Tyler Richards (30 points) and Christian Upshaw (28 points) starred for the X-Men.


Elsewhere yesterday, the third-place Saint Mary’s Huskies (12-7) beat the New Brunswick Varsity Reds 72-67.