Wed Nov 15
7:30 PM
Denison
at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat Nov 18
1:00 PM
Earlham
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Nov 19
3:00 PM
Trine
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Nov 21
5:00 PM
Denison
at Mt. St. Joseph
in Cincinnati, Ohio
Sat Nov 25
6:00 PM
Denison
at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Sun Nov 26
1:00 PM
Denison
at Carnegie Mellon
in Marietta, Ohio
Wed Nov 29
6:00 PM
Mount Union
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 02
1:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Dec 06
7:30 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Dec 09
1:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 16
2:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Fri Dec 29
7:00 PM
Denison
at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Dec 30
3:00 PM
Franklin
vs. Denison
@ Columbus, Ohio in Columbus, Ohio
Wed Jan 03
6:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Jan 06
1:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 10
8:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 17
7:30 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 20
1:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
Wed Jan 24
7:30 PM
Kenyon
Denison
Sat Jan 27
1:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Jan 31
6:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 03
1:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 07
8:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind
Sat Feb 10
1:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 14
7:30 PM
Hiram
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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No Event
No Event
No Event
No Event
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Big Red ready for third meeting with Kenyon

Photo by Jace Delgado
Photo by Jace Delgado

GRANVILLE, Ohio – After splitting the season series, sixth-seeded Denison and second-seeded Kenyon will face off in the semifinals of the 2017 North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament in Greencastle, Ind.

The Big Red secured their spot in the tournament semifinals with a 61-46 victory over third-seeded Ohio Wesleyan on Tuesday night in Delaware, Ohio. Just 40 miles northeast of Delaware, the Ladies picked up a victory over seventh-seeded Wittenberg by the same score. Denison and Kenyon each secured victories on their home floor this season. On Dec. 3 in Granville, DU defeated the Ladies 42-35. Kenyon evened the season series on Jan. 25 in Gambier by way of a 41-38 decision.

Friday marks the 10th time that Denison and Kenyon will meet in the NCAC Tournament and the sixth time they will clash in the semifinal round. In nine previous meetings, the Big Red holds a 7-2 record in postseason plays which includes a perfect 5-0 mark in the semifinals. Denison has also won the last six tournament games against the Ladies.

In Tuesday's win at OWU, senior Jordan Holmes posted her 14th double-double of the season as she led the squad with 16 points and 20 rebounds to go along with five blocks. Classmate Emily Krumpe followed with 12 points and seven boards, while freshman Lauren Hofer chipped in nine tallies and nine rebounds.

Holmes currently leads the nation in blocks per game (5.69) and total blocks (148), while also ranking second in defensive rebounds per game (11), total rebounds (399) and total rebounds per game (15.3).

Tip-off from the Neal Fieldhouse is slated for 7 p.m. on Friday (Feb. 24). Prior to Denison's game, top-seeded and tournament host DePauw will take on fifth-seeded Oberlin at 5 p.m. The two semifinal winners will return to Neal Fieldhouse on Saturday to determine the 2017 NCAC Tournament Champion. the championship game is set to tip-off at 4 p.m.

Ticket prices for Friday and Saturday's games will be $10 for adults and $5 for children, students without a valid NCAC ID and anyone with an NCAC guest pass. Any NCAC student with a valid NCAC Institution ID will be admitted free of charge. For those who cannot attend, a live video broadcast of all three games will be provided by DePauw University.

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