No Event
No Event
Tue Nov 15
Final
84 Washington & Jefferson
96 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 19
Final
85 Denison
73 at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Tue Nov 22
Final
75 Case Western Reserve
85 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Nov 27
Final
66 Denison
59 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Wed Nov 30
Final
65 Denison
59 at #11 Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Dec 03
Final
58 Kenyon
67 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 07
Final
72 #25 Denison
69 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Dec 10
Final - OT
72 #25 Denison
68 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Dec 14
Final
75 #16 Denison
84 at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Mon Jan 02
Final
79 #21 Denison
52 at Brooklyn
in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Tue Jan 03
Final
72 #21 Denison
64 at Mount Saint Vincent
in Riverdale, N.Y.
Thu Jan 05
Final
80 Ohio Wesleyan
83 #21 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 07
Final
63 Allegheny
104 #21 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 11
Final
61 DePauw
74 #19 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 14
Final
66 #19 Denison
53 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Jan 18
Final
83 #10 Denison
77 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 21
Final
82 #10 Denison
67 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Jan 25
Final
73 Oberlin
89 #9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 28
Final
71 Wittenberg
70 #9 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 01
Final
77 #12 Denison
82 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Feb 04
Final
77 Wooster
62 #12 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 08
Final
70 #23 Denison
62 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 11
Final
98 #23 Denison
78 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 15
Final
66 Hiram
80 #19 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 18
Final
65 Wabash
76 #19 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Feb 21
7:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
NCAC Tournament Quarterfinal in Granville, Ohio
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Big Red edges rival Kenyon

Dimonde Hale scored 18 points in the win over Kenyon.
Dimonde Hale scored 18 points in the win over Kenyon.

Denison knocked down 11-of-16 from the foul line over the final 3:51 to secure a 74-70 North Coast Athletic Conference victory over Kenyon on Tuesday evening in Granville, Ohio.

The Big Red jumped out to a commanding 35-9 lead 12 and a half minutes into the opening period behind a 7-for-10 performance (70 percent) from three-point range.  Senior Jon Akpapunam accounted for three of the triples, while rookie Darius White and sophomore Robby Weingart each knocked down two trifectas.

In the second half, Denison led 60-43 with less than nine minutes left in regulation.  The Lords caught fire over the next four minutes to shrink the deficit to six. During the run Kenyon knocked down six of seven attempts from the field, while forcing the Big Red into four turnovers and a 1-for-4 performance from the floor.

Now trailing 69-62, the Lords' Julian Pavlin drained a triple with 31 seconds to play.  After DU split a pair at the charity stripe, Pavlin knocked down his second three of the half to shrink the margin to 70-68 with 23 ticks on the clock.  With 19 seconds remaining, White drained a pair of free throws to reestablish a four-point edge.

Not looking to get burnt by the three-ball for the third-consecutive time, White was all over Pavlin as he came off a pick.  The smothering defensive effort eventually led to a Kenyon giveaway.  White split two free throws to put Denison ahead 73-68.  Ikenna Nwadibia knocked down a jumper in the paint to make it a one-possession game, but a free throw by junior Alex Longi with 0.6 seconds to go secured the win.

Denison had four players score in double figures including senior Dimonde Hale who led the Big Red with 18 points on 6-of-10 from the field and 6-of-8 from the charity stripe.  White chipped in 15 points thanks in large part to four three-pointers, while Akpapunam added 13 tallies.  Longi recorded a double-double after scoring 11 points and grabbing a team-best 10 rebounds.

Nwadibia paced the Lords with a game-high 22 points to go along with 13 rebounds.  Brian Lebowitz added 18 points and 14 boards, while Pavlin chipped in 11 tallies and six steals.

Denison improves to 4-5 overall and 2-2 in the NCAC, while Kenyon drops to 5-4 and 1-2 in league play.  The Big Red returns to action on Dec. 29 at the Catholic University Tournament.  DU opens the tournament against the host Cardinals at 4 p.m.

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