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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
Halftime
23 Capital
39 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 23
3:00 PM
Otterbein
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Nov 26
7:00 PM
Denison
at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Wed Dec 04
8:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Dec 07
3:00 PM
Denison
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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Ohio Wesleyan holds off Denison

Jake Livingston (33), Matt Gerics (12), Fred Brou (20)  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Jake Livingston (33), Matt Gerics (12), Fred Brou (20) | Photo by Jace Delgado

GRANVILLE, Ohio--  Four Ohio Wesleyan players scored in double figures and the Battling Bishops outscored Denison 11-3 over the final three minutes to escape with a 67-58 win over the Big Red.

Ohio Wesleyan led by 10 points with 12 minutes to play but the Big Red charged back.  Jack Coulter started things off with a 3-pointer off a feed from Fred BrouMatt Doyle followed with a 3-point play on a fast break, cutting the deficit to four.  With DU trailing by five with just under four minutes to play, Coulter was fouled on a 3-point try.  He missed the shot by connecting on 2-of-3 at the line to make it a three-point game at 56-53.

A blocked shot by Doyle gave the ball back to Denison and at the other end, Kevin Cheng found Doyle for the basket getting Denison to within one point of the lead at 56-55 with 3:13 left.

The Battling Bishops responded with a 3-pointer from first-year center Nick Carlson, taking the air out of the Big Red comeback attempt. 

With 1:22 left in the game it was a one-possession game with DU trailing by three.  Grant Gossard drove the lane, scored and was fouled by Denison's Gabe Bergeron.  He missed the free throw, but a turnover on Denison's next possession allowed the Battling Bishops to lock up the win on a Jaret Gerber field goal with 27 seconds left.

The difference came down to shooting as Ohio Wesleyan finished the game at 44 percent while DU connected on 38 percent.  From 3-point range, the Big Red was just 7-of-33 (21.2%) while Ohio Wesleyan hit on 10-of-25 (40.0%) from beyond the arc.

Doyle led all scorers with 19 points on an 8-of-15 shooting performance.  He also finished with eight rebounds and three assists.  Brou added 12 points and seven rebounds while Coulter added 10.

Gossard led Ohio Wesleyan (7-5) with 17 points and Gabe Johnson followed with 15 points and seven rebounds.  Ethan Stanislawski and Carlson chipped in 13.

Denison (5-7, 2-4 NCAC) returns on Wednesday (Jan. 9) when they host DePauw at 6 p.m.

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