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Wed Nov 13
Final
49 Denison
56 at Earlham
in Richmond, Ind.
Fri Nov 15
Final
80 Ohio Northern
70 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Nov 20
Final
74 Capital
80 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 23
Final
69 Otterbein
70 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Nov 26
Final
45 Denison
51 at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Wed Dec 04
Final
64 Denison
76 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Dec 07
Final
59 Denison
60 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Dec 14
2:00 PM
Wabash
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 21
4:00 PM
Denison
at UC Santa Cruz
UCSC Holiday Classic- Kaiser Permanente Arena
Sun Dec 22
4:00 PM
Denison
vs. Whittier
@ UC Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Sat Jan 04
2:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Jan 08
7:30 PM
Wittenberg
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 11
3:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Jan 15
6:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Jan 18
3:00 PM
Allegheny
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 22
8:00 PM
Wooster
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 25
2:00 PM
Denison
at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Jan 29
8:00 PM
Hiram
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 01
3:00 PM
Kenyon
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 05
7:30 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Feb 08
3:00 PM
Oberlin
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 12
8:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Feb 15
4:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 19
6:00 PM
DePauw
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 22
3:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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Hiram thwarts Denison comeback at the buzzer

Claude Chandonnet  |  Photo by Craig Hicks
Claude Chandonnet | Photo by Craig Hicks

GRANVILLE, Ohio—Jalen Kirksey's layup with 0.8 seconds left in regulation sent Hiram to an 81-80 win over Denison, thwarting an epic second half comeback by the Big Red.

Denison trailed by 20 with 10:18 left in the contest caught fire and nearly pulled off the improbable comeback.  Senior Claude Chandonnet drilled his third 3-pointer of the game with 14 seconds left on an assist by Matt Doyle to make it a one-point game.  DU quickly fouled the Terriers and Austin Blatt split the pair, giving Denison an opportunity to tie the game with a two or take the lead with the three.  In a play similar to their last possession, Doyle drove and kicked to a wide open Chandonnet who buried the clutch 3-pointer with 6.8 seconds remaining.  The shot by Chandonnet gave Denison its first lead since the opening minutes of the contest at 80-79.

Hiram inbounded the ball near the Denison and bench. Once the double team came near the 3-point arc, they found Kirksey who was streaking down the middle of the court.  Kirksey won the footrace against the Denison defense and finished at the rim with 0.8 left on the clock.  Denison's desperation attempt from beyond half court fell short and Hiram escaped with the win.

Five players scored in double figures for the Terriers, led by Kirksey's 15 points in 24 minutes.  Austin Blatt scored 13 and had four steals on 4-of-7 shooting.  Tyler McMillion and Marcel Rice chipped in 12 points for Hiram.

Doyle paced Denison with 14 points, eight assists, and five rebounds.  Chandonnet scored 12 points on 4-of-7 shooting, all from behind the arc.  Jack Coulter, Nate Haller, and Matt Gerics tallied nine points and Jake Livingston added eight points and nine rebounds.

Denison (1-5) shot 49 percent from the field (28-of-57) and were 15-of-34 (.441) from 3-point range.  Hiram shot 52 percent from the floor (32-of-62) and were 5-of-19 (.263) from downtown.  DU held a 39-27 edge on the glass but committed 20 turnovers compared to nine for Hiram who improves to 3-3.

The Big Red returns to action this Saturday when they host Kenyon College at 3 p.m.

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