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Wed Nov 14
Final
77 Oberlin
72 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 17
Final
66 Denison
86 at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Tue Nov 20
Final - OT
79 Case Western Reserve
80 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Nov 28
Final
65 Denison
76 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Dec 01
Final
57 Denison
83 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Dec 05
Final
81 Hiram
80 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 08
Final
61 Kenyon
70 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 12
Final
68 Denison
95 at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Dec 29
2:00 PM
East Tex. Baptist
vs. Denison
@ Emory in Atlanta, Ga. - Emory Holiday Classic
Sun Dec 30
2:00 PM
Denison
vs. Oswego
@ Emory in Atlanta, Ga. - Emory Holiday Classic
Thu Jan 03
7:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Jan 05
3:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 09
6:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 12
3:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Jan 16
7:30 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 19
3:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 23
6:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 26
3:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Jan 30
7:30 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 02
3:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Feb 06
8:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 09
3:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 13
8:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 16
3:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
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Alma ends Denison's postseason run

Alma ends Denison's postseason run

It had been a 19-year gap between NCAA appearances for Denison men's basketball.  Despite suffering a 74-60 loss to Alma College in the first round of tonight's NCAA Division III Tournament, the foundation has been set.  A bit of advice to all Denison fans…Don't circle your calendars for 2035.  This program is going places.

Alma entered the first round game that was being played in Cleveland, Ohio on the campus of John Carroll University, leading the nation in field goal percentage all the while playing a suffocating zone defense that stymied the Big Red in the early going.

The Scots jumped out to a 23-10 lead midway through the first half spurring them to a 38-29 lead at the break.  Alma shot 56 percent from the field in the opening half.  Denison shot 10-for-29 in the first 20 minutes but made a quick run cutting the deficit to seven with 1:52 remaining.

In the second half, Denison continued to hang around and with 13:46 left, Patrick Keller's bucket cut the Alma lead to seven at 48-41.  An 11-2 run over a span of four minutes by the Scots sealed Denison's fate.  DJ Beckman's layup with just under six minutes to play gave Alma its biggest lead at 19 points.  One minute later Darius White knocked down a 3-pointer from the corner but there just wasn't enough time for DU to mount one of their patented comebacks.

Alma shot 54 percent as a team and drilled 7-of-17 from beyond the arc.  Five players scored in double figures for the Scots as DJ Beckman led the way with 17 points.  Scott Nikodemski followed with 15 while Jason Beckman added 14 points, six rebounds and four assists off the bench. 

Denison was led by Jett Speelman's 15 points and seven rebounds in 33 minutes.  In his first season with the Big Red, Speelman led the team in scoring at 18.2 ppg while receiving NCAC Newcomer of the Year accolades.

Senior guard Darius White finished with 12 points and four assists in his final collegiate game.  White leaves DU as its all-time leader in 3-pointers made with 236 and is a career 39 percent shooter from long distance.

David Meurer checked in with 12 points, six assists, and two steals in 24 minutes off the bench.

The Big Red's season comes to an end with a record of 17-12.  Alma (22-6) advances to the second round to face the winner of John Carroll-St. Vincent on Saturday at 7 p.m.

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