No Event
Fri Nov 18
Final
36 Otterbein
49 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 19
Final
56 #16 Ohio Northern
44 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Nov 21
Final
59 Denison
65 at Mount Union
in Alliance, Ohio
Sat Nov 26
Final
65 #14 Maryville (Tenn.)
53 vs. Denison
@ Crestview Hills, KY in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Sun Nov 27
Final
59 Denison
66 at #5 Thomas More
in Crestview Hills, Ky.
Wed Nov 30
Final
63 Case Western Reserve
48 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 03
Final
35 Kenyon
42 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 07
Final
51 Oberlin
46 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 10
Final
43 Denison
41 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Dec 14
Final
46 Ohio Wesleyan
49 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 28
Final - OT
61 Denison
53 vs. Wis.-Platteville
@ Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Thu Dec 29
Final
51 Denison
48 vs. #19 Albright
@ San Juan, P.R. in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Wed Jan 04
Final
63 Denison
62 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 07
Final
52 Allegheny
63 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 11
Final - 2OT
63 #17 DePauw
50 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 18
Final
56 Denison
37 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 21
Final
40 Denison
47 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Jan 25
Final
38 Denison
41 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Jan 28
Final
42 Wittenberg
65 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 01
Final
65 Denison
72 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Feb 04
Final
48 Wooster
63 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 08
Final
46 Denison
60 at #10 DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 11
Final
59 Denison
43 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 15
Final - OT
58 Hiram
55 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Feb 21
Final
61 Denison
46 at Ohio Wesleyan
NCAC Tournament Quarterfinal in Delaware, Ohio
Fri Feb 24
Final
51 Denison
42 vs. Kenyon
@ DePauw in Greencastle, Ind. - NCAC Tournament Semifinal
Sat Feb 25
Final
50 Denison
56 at DePauw
2017 NCAC Women's Basketball Tournament - Championship
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Big Red top century mark in win over Hiram

Shaina Kaiser scored 20 points in a conference opening win over Hiram.
Shaina Kaiser scored 20 points in a conference opening win over Hiram.

The Big Red shot 61 percent from the field and got 20 points from Shaina Kaiser (Ostrander, Ohio/Buckeye Valley) which helped Denison roll to a 102-54 victory over Hiram College on Saturday afternoon from Livingston Gymnasium.  The victory ran Denison's record to a perfect 9-0, keeping their best start in school history intact.

DU enjoyed their best shooting performance of the season as they jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first seven minutes of the contest.  By the five minute mark of the first half Denison was sitting on a comfortable 27-point lead after going on a 24-8 run over an eight-minute span.  During that run sophomore point guard Serafina Nuzzo (Western Springs, Ill./Fenwick) found Kaiser on a nifty alley-oop pass that resulted in a reverse lay-up for the senior while bringing the home crowd to its feet.  After a highlight reel worthy first half, Denison would enter the locker room with a 57-23 lead powered by 11 steals, 17 points off turnovers and tremendous ball movement on offense.

In the second half, the pass-first offensive approach continued for Denison and the Big Red continued to knock down open shots.  Five players scored in double-figures as Kaiser finished the day 9-for-16 from the field while going 2-for-2 from 3-point range. Kaiser scored 20 points but also added six assists, five rebounds and three steals.  Christina Myers (Pataskala, Ohio/Watkins Memorial) followed with 17 points and six rebounds in just 18 minutes.  Myers was 8-for-10 from the field.

Senior Haley Dahlgard (Walnut Creek, Calif./Northgate) came off the bench to score 16 points in 13 minutes.  She had the hottest hand from the outside, going 4-for-5 from beyond the arc.  Nuzzo posted 15 points and had six assists and six rebound in 24 minutes.  Sophomore Nicole Coggins (Mesa, Ariz./Corona del Sol) rounded out Denison's leading scorers with 11 points, five assists and three steals.

Denison outrebounded Hiram 41-26 while racking up a a season-high 27 assists of 43 made field goals.  Denison's 27 assists were just four off the school record set in 1992 and the most by a Big Red team since they totaled 28 in a victory over Earlham on Feb. 2, 2008.  The Big Red hit on 43-of-71 shots from the field (.606) and were 11-for-18 (.611) from 3-point range.

Hiram was led in scoring by Tiffany Shields' 21 points in 30 minutes of action.  With the win, DU moves to 9-0 and 1-0 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.  Hiram falls to 4-2 overall and 1-1 in conference play.  DU will return to action on Tuesday (Dec. 14) when they travel to Grove City (Pa.) for a 7 p.m. tip-off with the Wolverines.  Grove City is 4-4 on the season.

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