Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer
No Event
No Event
Wed Nov 15
Final
69 Otterbein
76 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 18
Final
90 Denison
70 vs. #23 Cabrini
@ Fredericksburg, Va. in Fredericksburg, Va
Sun Nov 19
Final
57 Denison
70 at Mary Washington
in Fredericksburg, Va.
Tue Nov 21
Final
74 Denison
69 at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Wed Nov 29
Final
61 Wooster
75 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 02
Final - 3OT
84 Denison
83 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Dec 06
Final
61 Oberlin
80 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 09
Final
86 Wittenberg
55 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Dec 12
Final
76 Capital
69 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 20
Final
93 Ohio Northern
64 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Dec 31
Final
69 Chicago
82 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 03
Final
70 Denison
89 at #9 Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Jan 06
Final
97 Denison
72 at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa
Wed Jan 10
Final
83 DePauw
70 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 13
Final
46 Denison
63 at Wabash
Crawfordsville, Ind
Wed Jan 17
Final
62 Hiram
68 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 20
Final
90 Kenyon
93 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 24
Final
52 Denison
59 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Jan 27
Final
61 Denison
84 at #3 Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Jan 31
Final
62 Ohio Wesleyan
83 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 03
Final
70 Denison
73 at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Wed Feb 07
Final
87 Denison
95 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind
Sat Feb 10
Final
59 Allegheny
90 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 14
Final
78 Denison
60 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Feb 17
Final
65 Wabash
93 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Feb 20
7:30 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio (NCAC Quarterfinal)
No Event
No Event
View Full Schedule

Sizzling first half pushes Denison past Oberlin

Fred Brou  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Fred Brou | Photo by Jace Delgado

GRANVILLE, Ohio--  A blistering first half from Denison was enough to carry the Big Red to an 80-61 win over visiting Oberlin College on Wednesday night at Livingston Gymnasium.

Denison scored 58 points in the first half behind 59 percent shooting and seven 3-pointers.  DU's suffocating defense led to offense and five minutes into the contest DU had an 18-7 lead after a 3-pointer from Matt Doyle.  Over the next four minutes the Big Red whipped up a 13-1 run to take a 31-8 lead with 10:37 to play in the first half.

If not for Oberlin's Joshua Friedkin, who scored 16 of his team's 29 points in the opening half, it could have been much worse for the Yeomen.  Despite Friedkin's shooting display, Denison went 20-for-34 from the field led by 11 from Garrett Collier and 10 apiece from Maxwell Siwik and Doyle.

In the second half, Denison cooled off on the offensive end but still crashed the glass, nabbing nine offensive rebounds to Oberlin's two in the period. For the game, Denison outscored Oberlin 24-0 on second-chance points. The Yeomen shot 50 percent in the second half compared to just 25 percent for the Big Red.

Collier led Denison with 15 points, four assists and four rebounds in 23 minutes.  Doyle and Siwik ended with 12 points apiece and Fred Brou led Denison with nine rebounds.  As a team, Denison outrebounded Oberlin 39-25 and shot 91 percent (19-of-21) from the free throw line. 

Friedkin led all scorers with 23 points but he also turned it over eight times in a team-high 33 minutes. 

Denison improves to 6-1 overall and 3-0 in the North Coast Athletic Conference while Oberlin drops to 4-4 and 0-4 in the NCAC.  This sets up an early-season clash for first place in the conference standings on Saturday, Dec. 9 in Granville when Wittenberg (7-0, 3-0 NCAC) comes to town for a 3 p.m. tip-off.

ONU trio too much for Big Red
December 20, 2017 ONU trio too much for Big Red
Wittenberg blows by Big Red
December 9, 2017 Wittenberg blows by Big Red
Denison upsets No. 23 Cabrini
November 18, 2017 Denison upsets No. 23 Cabrini