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Final
52 Denison
76 at #9 Trine
in Angola, Ind.
Fri Nov 16
Final
52 Worcester St.
64 vs. Denison
@ Hunter in New York, N.Y. - Hunter Tip-Off Tournament
Sat Nov 17
Final
100 Denison
74 at Hunter
in New York, N.Y. - Hunter Tip-Off Tournament Championship
Tue Nov 20
Final - OT
91 Case Western Reserve
84 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Nov 25
Final
57 Denison
69 vs. Emory
@ Lexington, Ky. in Lexington, Ky. - Transylvania Hilliard Lyons Tournament
Wed Nov 28
Final
45 Denison
55 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Dec 01
Final
56 Denison
69 at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Dec 05
Final
50 Hiram
71 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Mon Dec 10
Final
73 Denison
50 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Thu Dec 13
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53 Denison
63 at Heidelberg
in Tiffin, Ohio
Thu Dec 20
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62 La Roche
75 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 29
Final
60 Denison
45 at Cincinnati Christian
in Cincinnati, Ohio
Thu Jan 03
Final
46 Kenyon
55 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 05
Final
43 Ohio Wesleyan
60 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 09
Final
78 #19 DePauw
29 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 12
Final
76 Denison
55 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Jan 16
Final
66 Denison
53 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 19
1:00 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 23
8:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Wed Jan 30
7:00 PM
Denison
at Miami-Middletown
in Middletown, Ohio
Sat Feb 02
1:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 06
6:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 09
1:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 13
6:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 16
1:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
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DU opens 2016 with win at Wooster

Gabby Nottage

The Denison women's basketball team kicked off the New Year with a decisive 67-48 North Coast Athletic Conference victory over the College of Wooster on Sunday afternoon at Timken Gymnasium in Wooster, Ohio.

The Big Red built a 13-point lead after outscoring the Scots 19-6 in the opening 10 minutes of play. Denison matched that point total in the second en route to taking an 18-point advantage into the break. In the first 20 minutes of play, DU connected on 16 of 30 attempts for a 53-percent conversion rate. The Big Red assisted on 13 of their 16 made buckets in the half and scored 22 of their 38 points in the paint. Defensively, Denison limited Wooster to a 28-percent clip (9-for-32). Junior Jordan Holmes secured her 10th double-double of the season after posting 15 points and 10 rebounds in 20 minutes.

Valesha Province gave Denison its largest lead of the game at 47-23 midway through the third period before the Big Red completed the quarter with a 21-point advantage. Wooster outscored Denison by two in the final period, but the deficit was too much for the Scots to overcome.

Holmes finished with a game-high 17 points after going 8-for-10 from the field. The 6-foot-1 junior also grabbed 16 rebounds and blocked seven shots in 36 minutes of action. With her seven rejections, Holmes moved into seventh on the Division III career blocks list. She now needs just four blocks to reach 400 for her career.

Senior Taylor Lindquist and sophomore Akilah Fletcher each chipped in nine points, while senior Kellie Arter also had seven tallies. Juniors Gabrielle Nottage and Gaby Mehringer each dished out four assists, while Fletcher had two steals.

Anna Gibbs led Wooster with 12 points, while Lauren Hancher added 10 points and a team-best six rebounds and three steals.

The Big Red held a slight 42-39 edge on the glass and turned 12 Wooster turnovers into 14 points. Denison also assisted on 20 of their 26 makes and scored 32 points in the paint.

Denison, winners of eight of their last nine, improve to 10-3 on the year and 3-1 in NCAC play, while the loss drops Wooster to 5-7 overall and 1-2 in conference action. The Big Red closes out its five-game road stretch on Wednesday at DePauw. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

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