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Wed Nov 15
Final
67 Denison
63 at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Sat Nov 18
Final
61 Earlham
68 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sun Nov 19
Final
58 #9 Trine
41 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Nov 21
Final
73 Denison
51 at Mt. St. Joseph
in Cincinnati, Ohio
Sat Nov 25
Final
87 Denison
92 at Marietta
in Marietta, Ohio
Sun Nov 26
Final
76 Carnegie Mellon
57 vs. Denison
@ Marietta, Ohio - Ban Johnson Arena in Marietta, Ohio
Wed Nov 29
Final
61 Mount Union
63 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 02
Final
46 Denison
48 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Wed Dec 06
Final
56 Denison
62 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Sat Dec 09
Final
75 Wittenberg
69 Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 16
2:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Fri Dec 29
7:00 PM
Denison
at Capital
in Columbus, Ohio
Sat Dec 30
3:00 PM
Franklin
vs. Denison
@ Columbus, Ohio in Columbus, Ohio
Wed Jan 03
6:00 PM
Denison
at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Sat Jan 06
1:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Jan 10
8:00 PM
DePauw
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 17
7:30 PM
Denison
at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Jan 20
1:00 PM
Oberlin
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 24
7:30 PM
Kenyon
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 27
1:00 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Wed Jan 31
6:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 03
1:00 PM
Wooster
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 07
8:00 PM
Denison
at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind
Sat Feb 10
1:00 PM
Allegheny
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 14
7:30 PM
Hiram
Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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Big Red sinks Quakers in home opener

Lucy Bancone  |  Photo by Jace Delgado
Lucy Bancone | Photo by Jace Delgado

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Denison women's basketball stayed undefeated on the young season by defeating Earlham College, 68-61, on Saturday afternoon at Livingston Gymnasium.

Denison built its lead in the first half behind an 11-0 run in the first quarter. Senior Brittany Atkinson tallied seven of her season-best 11 points during the scoring run and gave the Big Red an 18-10 lead after the first. DU then ended the half on a 10-4 run that saw jumpers fall from junior Lucy Bancone and sophomore Alison Schafer to give Denison a 33-21 advantage at intermission.

Leading by as many as 16 points in the third, the Big Red held the Quakers to 5-for-13 from the field in the fourth quarter while sophomore Addie Buzas totaled seven of her team-high 14 points in the final period. Earlham shrunk the deficit to 54-52, with 5:26 to play, but a 3-pointer from Valesha Province gave DU a 57-52 lead with 4:42 remaining. Buzas finished a layup just 32 seconds later then stole the Quakers' next possession to connect at the rim once again.

Denison made 5-of-6 fourth-quarter free throws in the final 1:22 of play to sew up the win.

Denison led for more than 38 of the game's 40 minutes highlighted by a 16-point lead in the third quarter. Buzas added a season-high nine rebounds to go along with her 14 points. Atkinson contributed 11 points off the bench for the Big Red while Bancone tallied a season-best nine points.

Earlham's (0-1) Mariah Flynn led all scorers with 15 points and Zoe Curtis added 14.

The Big Red (2-0) returns to action on Sunday, Nov. 19 when they host ninth-ranked Trine University at 3 p.m. to close out the 2017 Denison Classic.  Trine held off Kenyon, 52-42, in Saturday's second game of the Denison Classic.