X-Men basketball forward Atik Gilao was named the StFX Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Feb. 3, 2019. Atik, a first year Human Kinetics student from Brampton, ON played two big games for the X-Men this weekend. In Friday’s close loss to MUN, he scored 19 points off the bench and had 4 rebounds and 1 steal. In Saturday’s 88-81 win over MUN, Atik was the player of the game, scoring a team high 23 points, along with 12 rebounds for a double-double game, 1 steal and 2 blocks. He is currently averaging 9.3 points per game this season.