Tue Nov 15
7:00 PM
Washington & Jefferson
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 19
3:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Tue Nov 22
7:00 PM
Case Western Reserve
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Nov 27
3:00 PM
Denison
at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Wed Nov 30
7:30 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Dec 03
3:00 PM
Kenyon
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 07
7:30 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Dec 10
3:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Dec 14
7:00 PM
Denison
at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Mon Jan 02
6:00 PM
Denison
at Brooklyn
in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Tue Jan 03
4:00 PM
Denison
at Mount Saint Vincent
in Riverdale, N.Y.
Thu Jan 05
7:30 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 07
3:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 11
8:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 14
3:00 PM
Denison
at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Jan 18
8:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 21
3:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Jan 25
7:30 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 28
3:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 01
8:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Feb 04
3:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 08
8:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 11
3:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 15
6:00 PM
Hiram
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 18
3:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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No Event
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Season comes to an end at OWU

Dimonde Hale goes up for the score in the second half versus OWU.
Dimonde Hale goes up for the score in the second half versus OWU.

Ohio Wesleyan utilized a pair of big runs in the second half to oust the Denison Big Red from the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament Quarterfinals, 77-56, from Branch Rickey Arena in Delaware, Ohio.

After suffering a three point loss to the Battling Bishops in Saturday's regular season finale, the seventh-seeded Big Red travelled to second-seeded Ohio Wesleyan for the rematch.  Early on it closely resembled the weekend's see-saw affair.  Denison led early and trailed by just five at the intermission, 37-32.

In the second half, DU came out of the gates strong and after two Darius White 3-pointers in the opening three minutes, the Big Red cut its deficit to one at 40-39.  The Battling Bishops would respond with the first to two game changing runs thanks to Taylor Rieger's play in transition.  Over the next five minutes, OWU would put together a 13-2 run to take a 53-41 lead with 12:33 left.

Denison would climb back and after a steal by Jon Akpapunam and a layup by Alex Longi, DU had the game within reach at 59-52 with 7:52 to play.

Just as momentum was starting to turn in the Big Red's favor, OWU went on an 8-0 run that pushed its lead to 15 with 4:21 to play, proving that a Denison comeback would not be in the cards on this night.

Over that final 7:52, OWU would outscore DU 18-4.

Ohio Wesleyan got 20 points off the bench from Claude Gray.  The freshman was 8-of-11 and 3-of-5 from beyond the arc.  He also chipped in seven rebounds and added three steals.  Leading all players with 23 points was Rieger who connected on 11-of-20 from the field.  Andy Winters scored 14 points and Marshall Morris helped OWU dominate the glass with a 14 rebound performance.

Second chance points were a factor thanks to Ohio Wesleyan's +29 rebound advantage.  OWU outscored Denison 18-3 on second opportunities and 16-2 when in transition.

DU got 14 points and six rebounds in 31 minutes from Briggs King and 15 points off a 5-of-7 shooting performance from 3-point range by White.

Senior Dimonde Hale scored 12 points and led the way with seven rebounds in his final game in a Big Red uniform.  The Columbus Northland grad leaves DU as one of the most decorated players in school history.  In 105 career games he ranks fourth in scoring with 1,726 points.  He also leaves with 702 career rebounds while shooting 51 percent from the field for his career.

Fellow senior, Akpapunam, scored three points in 23 minutes. He averaged a career-high 6.8 ppg this season and leaves DU with 454 career points.

Denison's season comes to an end at 9-17 while Ohio Wesleyan improves to 20-5.  They will advance to Friday's NCAC Semifinals where they will take on third-seeded Kenyon in Wooster, Ohio.  The top-seeded Fighting Scots dispatched eighth-seeded Oberlin and will host the weekend's semifinals and finals. 

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