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Wed Nov 13
Final
49 Denison
56 at Earlham
in Richmond, Ind.
Fri Nov 15
Final
80 Ohio Northern
70 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Nov 20
Final
74 Capital
80 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Nov 23
Final
69 Otterbein
70 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Tue Nov 26
Final
45 Denison
51 at Case Western Reserve
in Cleveland, Ohio
Wed Dec 04
Final
64 Denison
76 at Hiram
in Hiram, Ohio
Sat Dec 07
Final
59 Denison
60 at Kenyon
in Gambier, Ohio
Sat Dec 14
Final
75 Wabash
65 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Dec 21
Final
79 Denison
71 at UC Santa Cruz
UCSC Holiday Classic- Kaiser Permanente Arena
Sun Dec 22
Final
80 Whittier
69 vs. Denison
@ Kaiser Permanente Arena - Santa Cruz, CA in Santa Cruz, Calif.
Sat Jan 04
Final
67 Denison
63 at Oberlin
in Oberlin, Ohio
Wed Jan 08
Final
80 #2 Wittenberg
63 vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 11
Final
71 Denison
83 at Ohio Wesleyan
in Delaware, Ohio
Wed Jan 15
Final
79 Denison
89 at DePauw
in Greencastle, Ind.
Sat Jan 18
3:00 PM
Allegheny
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Jan 22
8:00 PM
Wooster
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Jan 25
2:00 PM
Denison
at Wabash
in Crawfordsville, Ind.
Wed Jan 29
8:00 PM
Hiram
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 01
3:00 PM
Kenyon
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 05
7:30 PM
Denison
at Wittenberg
in Springfield, Ohio
Sat Feb 08
3:00 PM
Oberlin
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Wed Feb 12
8:00 PM
Denison
at Wooster
in Wooster, Ohio
Sat Feb 15
4:00 PM
Denison
at Allegheny
in Meadville, Pa.
Wed Feb 19
6:00 PM
DePauw
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
Sat Feb 22
3:00 PM
Ohio Wesleyan
vs. Denison
in Granville, Ohio
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Big Red rally falls short at Kenyon

Freeman Brou  |  Photo by Dan Oetting
Freeman Brou | Photo by Dan Oetting

GAMBIER, Ohio – Despite finishing the game on a 10-0 scoring run, Denison's late second-half comeback fell short on Saturday afternoon as they suffered a 60-59 loss at Kenyon College in Gambier.

After the first 26 minutes of action were home to a tightly contested affair featuring 11 different lead changes, the final portion of play resulted in a game of runs that first belonged to the hometown Lords.

With 14:14 to play in the game, Kenyon's Ugnius Zilinskas buried a pair of free throws that put Kenyon ahead 37-36 and eventually became the final lead change of the day. Over the next 4:31, the Lords turned in a 15-4 scoring run led by seven points from Alex Cate and a three from Kamal Aubakirov to build their lead to 52-40.

Trailing the Lords by double-digits with less than four minutes remaining, the Big Red began to turn the tide when sophomore Freeman Brou cashed in both of his attempts at the charity stripe and trimmed the DU deficit to nine, 60-51.

On their next three possessions, senior Jack Coulter continued the Big Red comeback with back-to-back free throws and consecutive three-pointers that cut the Kenyon lead to one, 60-59, with 2:31 to play.

With the score remaining at 60-59 entering the closing seconds, the Lords looked to end the game on a three-pointer from Carter Powell with eight seconds to go, but the missed shot landed in the hands of Brou forcing a Denison timeout and giving the Big Red one last chance to win the game.

On the inbound with two seconds to play, DU's Will Hunter attempted a shot at the buzzer, but the Big Red were unable to convert as they suffered their fifth loss of the season. Kenyon moved to 4-3 overall so far in 2019-20.

Coulter led the game with 17 points on 5-of-10 from three while adding two rebounds and a steal. Kevin Cheng tallied 7-of-8 from the charity stripe on his way to 11 points and Brou finished with a double-double on 10 points and 14 boards.

Zilinskas finished with 11 points and eight rebounds to lead Kenyon. Aubakirov and Cate each added nine points off the bench.

Denison will return home on Saturday, Dec. 14 when they host Wabash at 2 p.m. from Livingston Gymnasium.