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Final
84 Denison
77 at Capital
in Bexley, Ohio
Fri Nov 15
Final
47 Anderson (Ind.)
71 vs. Denison
@ Hermann Court in Wilmington, Ohio
Sat Nov 16
Final
81 Denison
75 at Wilmington (Ohio)
in Wilmington, Ohio - Damon's/Hampton Inn Tip-Off Tournament Championship
Wed Nov 20
6:00 PM
John Carroll
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Fri Nov 22
7:30 PM
Denison
at JWU (Denver)
in Denver, Colo.
Sat Nov 23
7:30 PM
Denison
at Colorado Col.
in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Sat Nov 30
2:00 PM
Wittenberg
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 04
6:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Dec 07
2:00 PM
Denison
at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Wed Dec 11
7:00 PM
Kenyon
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 28
7:00 PM
Trine
vs. Denison
@ Otterbein in Westerville, Ohio
Sun Dec 29
3:00 PM
Denison
at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Jan 04
2:00 PM
Oberlin
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 08
6:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Jan 11
1:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Jan 15
8:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Jan 18
1:00 PM
Allegheny
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in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 22
6:00 PM
Wooster
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in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 25
2:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Jan 29
6:00 PM
Hiram
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 08
2:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Feb 12
6:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Feb 15
2:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 19
8:00 PM
DePauw
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 22
1:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
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Big Red fall short in NCAC Quarterfinal at Oberlin

Lauren Hofer  |  Photo by Craig Hicks
Lauren Hofer | Photo by Craig Hicks

OBERLIN, Ohio -- Behind Alex Stipano's career-high 30 points, the Yeowomen eliminated the Big Red from the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinals on Wednesday night following a 66-52 defeat of Denison at Philips Gymnasium.

Despite seven first-quarter points from sophomore Alison Schafer to give the Big Red a 16-13 lead at the end of the frame, the Yeowomen recorded 10 of the first 12 points in the second quarter to take a 23-18 lead with 2:48 remaining until the half.

At the 2:23 mark, senior Brittany Atkinson countered a Stipano three with a jumper to cut the Denison deficit to three, 23-20, but consecutive buckets from Oberlin's Jasmine Sorrells and Ally Driscoll put the Yeowomen ahead 27-20 entering intermission. DU ended the quarter going 1-for-13 from the field including four turnovers.

To open the second half, DU's Lauren Hofer connected on a pair at the charity stripe before Valesha Province buried a shot from the perimeter to bring Denison within eight, 33-25. However, Olivia Canning kept OC ahead by double digits after she scored 10 of Oberlin's first 11 points of the third to give the Yeowomen a 38-25 advantage less than four minutes into the quarter.

Both sides recorded their best point-totals of the night in the third period (Oberlin 25, Denison 19), but it was three 3-pointers in the third from Stipano that put the Big Red behind 52-39 entering the final frame.

In the fourth, Oberlin totaled 42-percent from the field and held Denison to 4-of-18 shooting to go up by as many as 14 points in the final 10 minutes of play. With 4:14 remaining in the game, Atkinson cashed in from the perimeter, and following a Yeowomen turnover, she logged both of her free throws to cut the DU deficit back to nine, 59-50.

On the next possession, Stipano landed a three-point play off a Denison foul to go back up by double digits and eliminate the Big Red from the NCAC quarterfinals for the first time since 2013 when they lost to Wittenberg University, 69-65, on Feb. 19.

To compliment her 30-point effort, Stipano added five assists and three rebounds on the night. Canning contributed 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting, while Sorrells led the Oberlin bench with five points.

The Big Red were led by Schafer's 17 points, five rebounds and three assists. Atkinson chipped in 15 points, while Province and Lauren Turner chipped in a combined eight points off the bench.

Denison finished their season with an overall record of 12-14, including a 7-9 mark in the conference.

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