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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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Second half surge helps Polar Bears top DU

Emily Krumpe
Emily Krumpe

GRANVILLE, Ohio-- An 11-0 run in the third quarter helped lift 23rd-ranked Ohio Northern to a 56-44 win over Denison University in the final game of the 2016 Denison Classic on Saturday at Livingston Gymnasium.

The Polar Bears never trailed in the contest, building an 11-point lead late in the opening period. ONU used a 13-2 run to start the second quarter to turn a seven-point advantage into a 31-13 lead with just under three minutes to play in the half. Sophomore Valesha Province answered the run with a triple, while senior Emily Krumpe knocked down a jumper on the ensuing DU possession to set the halftime score a 31-18.

The Big Red carried their late second quarter momentum into the third, closing the margin to nine with 7:02 on the clock. Freshman Alison Schafer knocked down a three-pointer on the opening possession of the second half and added a jumper. After the two squads traded buckets, Denison still trailed by nine at 34-25. Ohio Northern went on an 11-0 burst that resulted in their largest lead of the day at 45-25. The Polar Bears maintained a double-digit lead for the rest of the game, eventually walking off the court with a 56-44 victory.

Krumpe led the Big Red offense with 10 points to go along with four rebounds and a block, while Province added nine points, three rebounds and a steal. Senior Jordan Holmes grabbed a team-high eight rebounds and blocked three shots, while Gabrielle Nottage dished out three assists.

Britt Lauck paced ONU with 18 points and five steals, while Amy Bullimore added 13 tallies while corralling eight rebounds. Jenne Dirksen handed out four assists to go along with four rebounds.

At the conclusion of the game, Holmes was named to the Denison Classic All-Tournament team after averaging 13 points, 13 rebounds and 5.5 blocks over the weekend.

The Big Red falls to 1-2 on the year, while Ohio Northern improves to a perfect 3-0. Denison returns to action this Monday (Nov. 21) when they travel to the University of Mount Union. Tip-off from Alliance, Ohio is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

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