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71 vs. Denison
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75 at Wilmington (Ohio)
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Wed Nov 20
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67 vs. Denison
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Fri Nov 22
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33 at JWU (Denver)
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62 at Colorado Col.
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Sat Nov 30
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65 Wittenberg
70 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 04
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75 Denison
72 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Dec 07
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79 at Case Western Reserve
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Wed Dec 11
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57 Kenyon
47 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 28
7:00 PM
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@ Otterbein in Westerville, Ohio
Sun Dec 29
3:00 PM
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at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Jan 04
2:00 PM
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Wed Jan 08
6:00 PM
Denison
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Sat Jan 11
1:00 PM
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Sat Jan 18
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Wed Jan 22
6:00 PM
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Sat Jan 25
2:00 PM
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Wed Jan 29
6:00 PM
Hiram
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in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 08
2:00 PM
Denison
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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
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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Women’s Basketball topples Oberlin for fifth straight win

Lauren Longbrake  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Lauren Longbrake | Photo by Jace Delgado

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Junior Lauren Longbrake tallied 21 points to help Denison women's basketball secure their fifth-straight victory in a 63-47 win over Oberlin College on Saturday afternoon at Livingston Gymnasium. The win lifted the Big Red to 13-7 overall and 9-3 in the North Coast Athletic Conference, while the Yeowomen dropped to 12-9 and 7-5 in the conference.

Highlighted by a 20-5 scoring advantage in the first quarter and an efficient 92.9 percent shooting from the charity stripe, Denison took charge of the game from the start when they scored 16 of the first 18 points of the game.

Leading 5-0 after a three from Valesha Province, a jumper from Zyah Beal and five consecutive points from Longbrake put the Big Red ahead by 10, 12-2, with less than four minutes remaining in the opening quarter.

Connecting on 60 percent of their shots in the first quarter, juniors Lauren Hofer and Alison Schafer combined for DU's final eight points of the frame and gave the Big Red a 20-5 lead following the first 10 minutes of action.

Shooting 49 percent (24-of-49) for the game, Denison continued to stay hot in the second quarter after Longbrake recorded DU's first five points of the quarter. The Big Red outscored the Yeowomen 15-13 in the second period on 6-of-11 from the field, including 11 points on 4-of-6 shooting from Longbrake. Denison carried a 35-18 lead into the half.

The Yeowomen trimmed Denison's lead to as little as 14, 54-40, in the fourth quarter, but a three from Lucy Bancone kept the Big Red in control as DU followed with 6-of-6 from the free throw line and held off Oberlin to secure their longest winning streak of the season.

Longbrake recorded her game-high 21 points on 8-of-12 shooting and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe in 19 minutes of action. She also added six rebounds. Schafer followed with 10 points, six rebounds, and three assists. Hofer added eight points and five boards, while Bancone chipped in five points in 10 minutes off the bench.

Oberlin was led by nine points apiece from Cheyenne Arthur and Maggie Gross. Olivia Canning finished with eight points and seven rebounds, and Tyler Collins posted five points.

Winners of nine of their last 10 games and sitting in second place in the latest NCAC standings, the Big Red will return to Livingston Gymnasium on Wednesday, Feb. 6 when they play host to the College of Wooster Fighting Scots. Tip-off is scheduled for 6 p.m.

In conjunction with Alumni Day, Denison's first NCAA Tournament team (1993-94) was honored at halftime of the varsity contest.