No Event
No Event
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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
Final
79 DePauw
85 #14 Denison
NCAC Tournament Quarterfinal in Granville, Ohio
Fri Feb 24
Final
77 #14 Denison
87 vs. Wooster
@ Ohio Wesleyan NCAC Tournament Semifinal in Delaware, Ohio
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Denison blitzes Allegheny, 104-63

Matthew Bauer  |  Photo by Joe Colon
Matthew Bauer | Photo by Joe Colon

GRANVILLE, Ohio— It may have been Denison's fourth game in six days but the Big Red looked anything but fatigued in their 104-63 rout of visiting Allegheny College.  The 21st ranked Big Red improved to 12-1 overall and 6-0 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.

Denison asserted their dominance early as they jumped out to a 13-2 lead four minutes into the contest.  DU entered the game shooting 36 percent as a team from beyond the arc and their 3-point marksmanship continued against the Gators.  In the first half, Matthew Bauer led the scoring barrage by going 4-of-8 from long range.  The team was 9-of-21 from three and entered the intermission with a 57-32 lead.

The Big Red put the game away in the opening six minutes of the second half as they went on a 13-3 run to take a 75-35 lead.  The lead grew to as much as 45 points after Fred Brou's bucket off a feed from Matt Doyle.

By the midway point of the second half, Bob Ghiloni handed the keys to his bench and watched as they maintained the large lead with some inspired play.  Seventeen players got in the game for DU.  All of them played at least six minutes and no one played more than 18.  David Meurer was ultra-effective as he went 8-for-10 for 22 points and eight assists in 17 minutes.  Bauer finished with 16 points in 17 minutes and Jett Speelman chipped in 11 points, five rebounds, three steals and three assists in 18 minutes.

Denison tied the single-game record for 3-pointers made with 17.  They also broke the school record for 3-pointers attempted with 40.  The previous high was 38 set last year against Oberlin.  Their 16 steals was one shy of the school record set on Jan. 14, 1998 against Oberlin.

The Big Red outrebounded the Gators 45-34. Their 16 offensive rebounds resulting in 22 second chance points.  Denison's propensity to get out and run was also on full display.  They scored 24 of their 104 points in transition.

Allegheny was led in scoring by Conor Macomber's 14 points.  Donte Wallette added 12 but the Gator starting five was held to a combined total of 10 points.

This runs Denison's current winning streak to four. It also equals the 12-1 start of the 1922-23 team.  A victory on Wednesday against DePauw would move Denison to 13-1, marking their best start to a season since the 1913-14 squad went 15-1.

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