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Wed Nov 14
Final
77 Oberlin
72 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 17
Final
66 Denison
86 at Ohio Northern
in Ada, Ohio
Tue Nov 20
Final - OT
79 Case Western Reserve
80 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Nov 28
Final
65 Denison
76 at Otterbein
in Westerville, Ohio
Sat Dec 01
Final
57 Denison
83 at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Dec 05
Final
81 Hiram
80 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 08
Final
61 Kenyon
70 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Dec 12
Final
68 Denison
95 at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Dec 29
2:00 PM
East Tex. Baptist
vs. Denison
@ Emory in Atlanta, Ga. - Emory Holiday Classic
Sun Dec 30
2:00 PM
Denison
vs. Oswego
@ Emory in Atlanta, Ga. - Emory Holiday Classic
Thu Jan 03
7:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Jan 05
3:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 09
6:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 12
3:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Jan 16
7:30 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Jan 19
3:00 PM
Wabash
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 23
6:00 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 26
3:00 PM
Denison
at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Jan 30
7:30 PM
Wittenberg
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 02
3:00 PM
Denison
at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Feb 06
8:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 09
3:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 13
8:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Feb 16
3:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
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Big Red blows by Gators on Senior Day

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

GRANVILLE, Ohio--  It was a day for celebration as Denison men's basketball cruised to a 90-59 victory over Allegheny on Senior and Alumni Day from Livingston Gymnasium.

With over 60 alumni in attendance including the 1968 Ohio Athletic Conference Championship squad, the Big Red put on a show in front of the home crowd.  Senior center Johnny Vernasco started the game with a thunderous dunk jumpstarting Denison to a quick lead.

In the last four games against Allegheny, the Big Red has been mad-bombers from beyond the arc, averaging 16.3 triples per game.  Today, Denison tied a program record with 17 made 3-pointers.  In the first half, DU went 9-for-18 from long range as Matt Gerics sparked the bench-bunch by going 3-of-4 from deep. Maxwell Siwik, who entered the day as the North Coast Athletic Conference's sixth-leading scorer, went 3-of-5 from 3-point land to give him a team-high 13 points at the break.

Denison held a 46-30 lead at the intermission as 25 of the team's 46 points came from the bench.  Overall, the Denison bench outscored Allegheny's 25-2 in the opening 20 minutes of action.

In the second half, Allegheny's Jordan Rawls, who finished with a game-high 28 points, cut the deficit to 13 on a 3-pointer with 13:30 to play.  That is as close as the Gators would get.  Over the final 10 minutes, Denison closed out the game on a 28-11 run to lock up the 31-point victory.

Five players scored in double figures, led by Siwik's 18 points on 6-of-14 shooting.  Matt Doyle followed with 16 points in 25 minutes.  Gerics scored 14 points and tied for the team lead with four assists.  Sophomore Fred Brou was active, scoring 12 points in 12 minutes highlighted by an alley-oop lob from Gerics in the second half.  Garrett Collier totaled 11 points, five rebounds, and four assists in 19 minutes.

The Big Red shot 46 percent from the field and was 17-of-36 from beyond the arc.  Allegheny shot 42 percent but was just 6-of-25 from deep.  Rawls scored 28 points and had seven rebounds in 33 minutes.

Denison improves to 12-11 and 8-8 in the NCAC while Allegheny falls for the 13th straight time, dropping to 5-18 overall.

The Big Red will return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 14 when they travel to Hiram for a 7:30 p.m. tipoff against the Terriers.

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