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Sat Nov 18
Final
61 Earlham
68 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Nov 19
Final
58 #9 Trine
41 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Nov 21
Final
73 Denison
51 at Mt. St. Joseph
in Cincinnati, Ohio
Sat Nov 25
Final
87 Denison
92 at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Sun Nov 26
Final
76 Carnegie Mellon
57 vs. Denison
@ Marietta, Ohio - Ban Johnson Arena in Marietta, Ohio
Wed Nov 29
Final
61 Mount Union
63 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 02
Final
46 Denison
48 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Dec 06
Final
56 Denison
62 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Dec 09
Final
75 Wittenberg
69 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 16
Final
72 Denison
49 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Fri Dec 29
Final
62 Denison
69 at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Dec 30
Final
63 Franklin
71 vs. Denison
@ The Capital Center (Columbus, Ohio) in Columbus, Ohio
Wed Jan 03
Final
63 Denison
55 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Jan 06
Final
73 Denison
67 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Jan 10
Final
62 DePauw
48 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 17
Final
46 Denison
59 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 20
Final
62 Oberlin
53 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 24
Final
44 Kenyon
38 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 27
Final - OT
62 Denison
68 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Jan 31
Final
33 Ohio Wesleyan
65 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 03
Final
52 Wooster
63 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 07
Final
43 Denison
75 at #7 DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind
Sat Feb 10
Final
54 Allegheny
71 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 14
Final
55 Hiram
72 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Feb 20
Final
52 Denison
66 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio (NCAC Quarterfinal)
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Denison tops Case in opener

Jordan Holmes

It may have been the season opener, but Jordan Holmes looked to be in mid-season form as Denison defeated Case Western Reserve, 63-57 from Livingston Gymnasium in Granville, Ohio.

One of the preeminent rebounders and shot blockers in the nation, Holmes also showed off her improved offensive game throughout the contest.  The junior finished with 30 points, 21 rebounds and six blocked shots while going 12-of-15 from the floor in 40 minutes.

The Big Red held a 30-27 lead at the half after shooting 44 percent over the first 20 minutes of play.  In the second half, the shooting percentage dipped to 31 percent.  With 2:44 to play, Case cut the Denison lead to 58-56 after a 3-pointer by Kara Hageman.  DU responded at the free throw line, making five of their next six attempts. Meanwhile, The Spartans proceeded to go 0-for-2 with a turnover, sealing the win for Denison.

The Big Red went 22-for-61 from the floor (.361) and outrebounded Case Western Reserve 51-38.  While Holmes scored a game-high 30 points, first-year guard Valesha Province added nine points, five rebounds and three assists off the bench.  Kellie Arter scored eight points and had seven boards while Emily Krumpe followed with six points and seven assists.

Holmes' 30-point effort was one off her career-high set last year against Hiram.  This marked her sixth career game with 20 or more rebounds.

Case was led in scoring by Emily Young who finished with 13 points.  Hillary Hellmann and Kara Hageman both chipped in 11 points.  Hageman led the Spartans on the glass with 11 rebounds.

Denison (1-0) will return to action on Saturday, Nov. 14 when they host Wilmington at 6 p.m. 

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