No Event
No Event
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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#17 Polar Bears slide past DU

Kinsey Bryant-Lees scored 11 points off the bench in the loss to ONU.
Kinsey Bryant-Lees scored 11 points off the bench in the loss to ONU.

No. 17 Ohio Northern got 20 points from Cenzie Yoder and 13 points from Joanna Snyder to hang on for a 66-62 victory over the Denison Big Red from Livingston Gymnasium in Granville, Ohio.

The Polar Bears led by as many as 13 points in the first half, but the feisty Big Red, who were facing its fourth nationally ranked opponent of the season, kept chipping away at the Ohio Northern lead.

Trailing by four with 2:49 to play after a pair of free throws by Nicole Coggins, ONU's Katie mengos missed a shot down low and the rebound was controlled by Denison's Kyli Parker.  Senior point guard Serafina Nuzzo drove to the lane and kicked it to Kinsey Bryant-Lees who knocked down the baseline jumper, cutting the Polar Bear advantage to 62-60.

Another miss by Ohio Northern followed by another foul would put Nuzzo at the line with 1:15 to play.  She buried both charity tosses, knotting the game at 62-62, marking first tie game situation since the opening tip-off.

On Ohio Northern's ensuing possession, DU would force a tie-up and the possession arrow was in Denison's favor but Denison would give the ball right back and with 29 seconds left, a foul by Coggins sent Brooke Espenschied to the line where she would hit the pair, putting her team back up 64-62.

With the shot clock off, Denison would run the clock down to the seven second mark.  That's when Bryant-Lees saw an opening and drove to the hole where she was fouled by Espenschied.  Bryant-Lees would come up dry at the line, forcing the Big Red to foul.  With three seconds left, ONU's Morgan Dumbaugh put the finishing touches on the game with two free throws, setting the final at 66-62.

Yoder was 9-for-12 from the field for 20 points.  She also finished with six rebounds, but just one board over the final 36 minutes of the game.

Denison was paced by Gretchen Staubach's 16 points in 25 minutes of action.  She was 7-of-12 from the field and also added five rebounds.  Bryant-Lees came off the bench for 11 points in 22 minutes while Coggins chipped in nine points.

DU shot 42 percent from the floor and was 73 percent from the free throw line.  They also hit on 6-of-17 from beyond the arc.  Ohio Northern connected on 48 percent of their shot attempts and were a sparkling 16-for-17 from the charity stripe.

The Big Red has suffered four losses on the season, all against teams ranked in the Top-25.  Their record dips to 5-4 while ONU improves to 9-1.    DU will return to action on Dec. 28 at the D3Hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas, where they will face St. Vincent.