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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
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65 Denison
76 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Dec 01
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57 Denison
83 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Dec 05
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81 Hiram
80 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 08
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61 Kenyon
70 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 12
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68 Denison
95 at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Dec 29
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80 East Tex. Baptist
84 vs. Denison
@ Emory in Atlanta, Ga. - Emory Holiday Classic
Sun Dec 30
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61 Denison
50 vs. Oswego
@ Emory in Atlanta, Ga. - Emory Holiday Classic
Thu Jan 03
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72 Denison
66 at #11 Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Jan 05
Final
67 Ohio Wesleyan
58 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 09
Final
57 DePauw
47 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 12
Final
95 Denison
98 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Jan 16
7:30 PM
Denison
at #21 Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 19
3:00 PM
#14 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
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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
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Denison upsets 11th ranked Wittenberg on the road

Gabe Bergeron  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Gabe Bergeron | Photo by Jace Delgado

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio--  An 11-0 run midway through the second half proved pivotal in Denison's 72-66 victory over 11th ranked Wittenberg University on Thursday night at Pam Evans-Smith Arena.  The win marks the third-straight for the Big Red as they improve to 5-6 overall and 2-3 in the North Coast Athletic Conference.  The Tigers drop to 10-2 while suffering its first setback in conference play.

Wittenberg held a four-point lead at halftime and pushed its lead to six early in the second half.  A basket in the paint by Fred Brou tied the game at 42-42 with 12:08 left.  Over the next two minutes, Denison pushed its lead to seven thanks to a Matt Doyle 3-pointer and layups by Brou and Jake Livingston.

Down the stretch, the Tigers managed to keep it a one-possession contest most of the way.  With the game tied at 56-56, Jack Coulter drilled a 3-pointer with 3:22 left.  After a bucket by Mitch Balser, Livingston responded with driving layup to put DU back on top by three.  After a missed triple by Wittenberg, the Tigers sent Denison's Gabe Bergeron to the line and the first-year sank the pair to put his squad on top by five.

Wittenberg's Connor Seipel scored with 1:27 remaining, cutting DU's lead to three.  The game was put on ice by Doyle who canned a 3-pointer after being fouled by Jake Bertemes.  Doyle converted the four-point play to put Denison on top by seven.

 Denison went 5-for-6 at the charity stripe in the final minute to secure the win.

Brou led Denison with 20 points in 30 minutes of action.  He was 5-of-8 from the field and 10-for-10 from the free throw line.  Brou also added seven rebounds.  Livingston followed with 13 points and eight rebounds in only 19 minutes of action after being saddled with foul trouble in the first half.

Bergeron came to the rescue, playing 11 of his 18 minutes in the first half.  Bergeron finished with career highs in points (10), rebounds (8) and minutes.

Doyle scored 12 points and was the distributor, leading all players with eight assists.  His eight helpers matched a season-high set against Hiram on Dec. 5 and against East Texas Baptist on Dec. 29.

Wittenberg was led by Seipel's 21 points and 10 rebounds.  He was 9-of-13 from the field.  Landon Martin came off the bench to score 15 points on 6-of-9 shooting.  The Tigers shot 42 percent as a team but were just 3-of-21 from 3-point range. 

Denison dominated the glass, outrebounding Wittenberg 50-29 but possessions were evened out by the Tigers' 20-9 edge in turnovers.

The Big Red will put its three-game winning streak on the line this Saturday (Jan. 5) when they host Ohio Wesleyan at 3 p.m.  The Battling Bishops are 6-5 and 1-3 in NCAC play.