24 Robert Dence
24 - Robert Dence
Height: 6-6
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lexington, Ky.
High School: Lexington Catholic
Position: Center
gp 26
pts/g 6.3
fg % 49.2
3pt % -
ft % 78.3
reb/g 4.9
a/g 0.9

2016-17

  • Appeared in 25 games for the Pioneers, averaging 13.2 mins per game
  • Averaged 3.5 ppg, 2.7 rpg, and 0.4 apg. Totaled 11 blocks and three steals
  • Shot 60.7% FG (37-61, 1st on Pios with min. 50 FG attempts) and 56.5% FT (13-23)
  • Scored season-high 11 points two times (Jan. 18 at Mt. St. Joseph, Feb. 11 vs Defiance)
  • Shot season-high 5-5 FG (percentage and makes) three times (Nov. 28, 2016 at Greenville, Jan. 18 at Mt. St. Joseph, Feb. 8 vs Mt. St. Joseph)
  • Grabbed season-best nine rebounds, three blocks, and three assists on Feb. 11 vs. Defiance (W 82-75)

2015-16

  • Appeared in 25 games and started 21 games for the Pioneers as a sophomore
  • Averaged 19.8 minutes per game
  • Averaged 4.9 ppg, 3.2 rpg, 0.5 apg, and 0.5 bpg
  • Shot 60.8% FG, 67% FT, and 1-1 3 pt FG
  • Posted career-high 17 points on 7-for-8 FG shooting on Feb. 3 (84-78 W at Hanover)
  • Hit season-high 5 free throws on 5-7 FT shooting on Jan. 6 (76-66 W at Earlham)
  • Had season-high 7 rebounds twice (Dec. 2, 105-95 L vs. Ind.-Southeast, Jan. 2, 72-63 L at Rose-Hulman)
  • Had season-high 3 assists on Jan. 2 (72-63 L at Rose-Hulman)
  • Totaled 12 blocks and 5 steals

2014-15: Started 22 games for the Pioneers as a freshman...averaged 8.8 points per game and 4.7 rebounds per game...had a season-high 19 points against Defiance on Dec. 13...recorded two double-doubles

High School: Robert won Captain Award, most improved player, and was team leader in field goal percentage, rebounding, and blocked shots … MVP of the Fort Harrods Classic, Republic Bank all-tournament team, honorable mention all-district, honorable mention all-region, and honorable mention all-city.

Personal: Robert is the son of Harry and Annette Dence … Plans to major in exercise science and wants to be a physical therapist … Favorite song is Larry Bird by Riff Raff, favorite book is Don’t Put Me In Coach by Mark Titus, and favorite athlete is Brian Scalabrine.

Recent Games
Feb 3 at Manchester W, 85-84
Feb 7 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 90-69
Feb 10 at Defiance W, 83-77
Feb 14 Franklin W, 73-62
Feb 17 Anderson (Ind.) L, 92-87
Feb 20 Anderson (Ind.) L, 95-82
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 26 18
Games started 25 17
Minutes 439 305
Minutes per game 16.9 16.9
FG 64-130 50-104
FG Pct 49.2 48.1
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 36-46 21-29
FT Pct 78.3 72.4
Off rebounds 41 31
Def rebounds 86 62
Total rebounds 127 93
Rebounds per game 4.9 5.2
Personal fouls 86 65
Disqualifications 4 4
Assists 23 18
Turnovers 29 21
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.9
Steals 13 8
Blocks 20 17
Points 164 121
Points per game 6.3 6.7
Points per 40 min 14.9 15.9
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 15 Greenville W, 130-98 1 14 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 13
Nov 20 Centre W, 89-83 1 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Nov 25 at Thomas More W, 88-72 1 15 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Dec 2 at Bluffton W, 74-59 1 19 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 7
Dec 6 #7 Hanover W, 95-81 1 9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 9 Rose-Hulman L, 81-75 1 20 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 12
Dec 16 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 79-68 1 17 4-11 36.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 20 Emory & Henry L, 82-78 1 21 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Dec 21 Guilford W, 80-77 1 15 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 28 vs. Birmingham Southern W, 78-69 1 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 29 at Emory L, 87-83 1 19 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Jan 3 at Earlham W, 104-96 1 17 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 4
Jan 6 Defiance W, 91-77 1 14 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-1 100.0 5
Jan 10 Mt. St. Joseph L, 73-64 1 14 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 13 Manchester W, 76-69 1 23 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 7
Jan 17 at Franklin W, 84-69 1 20 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 14
Jan 20 Bluffton W, 81-67 1 12 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 24 at Hanover L, 93-56 1 12 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Jan 27 at Rose-Hulman L, 70-69 1 16 1-7 14.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 31 Earlham W, 82-50 1 21 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 3 at Manchester W, 85-84 1 21 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 7 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 90-69 1 14 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 10 at Defiance W, 83-77 - 12 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Feb 14 Franklin W, 73-62 1 21 5-8 62.5 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 17 Anderson (Ind.) L, 92-87 1 23 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 10
Feb 20 Anderson (Ind.) L, 95-82 1 21 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 6
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 15 Greenville W, 130-98 1 14 1 3 4 3 1 3.0 0 0 1 -
Nov 20 Centre W, 89-83 1 17 0 6 6 0 2 0.0 1 2 2 -
Nov 25 at Thomas More W, 88-72 1 15 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 -
Dec 2 at Bluffton W, 74-59 1 19 1 8 9 1 2 0.5 0 2 2 -
Dec 6 #7 Hanover W, 95-81 1 9 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 1 1 4 -
Dec 9 Rose-Hulman L, 81-75 1 20 5 5 10 2 2 1.0 1 1 3 -
Dec 16 at Anderson (Ind.) W, 79-68 1 17 1 6 7 1 2 0.5 1 1 3 0
Dec 20 Emory & Henry L, 82-78 1 21 1 3 4 0 0 - 2 0 4 -
Dec 21 Guilford W, 80-77 1 15 1 3 4 0 0 - 1 0 2 -
Dec 28 vs. Birmingham Southern W, 78-69 1 12 2 1 3 0 0 - 0 1 4 -
Dec 29 at Emory L, 87-83 1 19 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Jan 3 at Earlham W, 104-96 1 17 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 1 4 -
Jan 6 Defiance W, 91-77 1 14 0 4 4 0 0 - 1 2 4 -
Jan 10 Mt. St. Joseph L, 73-64 1 14 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
Jan 13 Manchester W, 76-69 1 23 3 7 10 3 2 1.5 1 0 4 -
Jan 17 at Franklin W, 84-69 1 20 1 1 2 1 2 0.5 0 3 5 1
Jan 20 Bluffton W, 81-67 1 12 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Jan 24 at Hanover L, 93-56 1 12 0 2 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 -
Jan 27 at Rose-Hulman L, 70-69 1 16 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 1 0 5 1
Jan 31 Earlham W, 82-50 1 21 2 4 6 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Feb 3 at Manchester W, 85-84 1 21 1 7 8 0 2 0.0 1 1 5 1
Feb 7 at Mt. St. Joseph L, 90-69 1 14 3 1 4 0 0 - 0 0 3 -
Feb 10 at Defiance W, 83-77 - 12 5 3 8 2 1 2.0 0 2 5 1
Feb 14 Franklin W, 73-62 1 21 2 4 6 1 0 - 0 2 4 -
Feb 17 Anderson (Ind.) L, 92-87 1 23 2 3 5 3 2 1.5 0 0 4 -
Feb 20 Anderson (Ind.) L, 95-82 1 21 2 5 7 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 26 25 16.9 2.5-5.0 49.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.8 78.3 6.3
Conference 18 17 16.9 2.8-5.8 48.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-1.6 72.4 6.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 17.5 2.4-4.6 50.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-1.8 84.0 6.2
Away 11 10 16.5 2.7-5.7 47.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.9 71.4 6.8
Neutral 1 1 12.0 1.0-2.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 2.0
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Wins 17 16 16.4 2.5-4.8 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.6-1.9 81.8 6.6
Losses 9 9 17.8 2.3-5.3 43.8 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-1.4 69.2 5.7
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November 3 3 15.3 2.7-4.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-3.3 90.0 8.3
December 8 8 16.5 2.0-4.5 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-1.9 73.3 5.4
January 9 9 16.6 2.2-4.7 47.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.2 63.6 5.2
February 6 5 18.7 3.3-6.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-1.7 90.0 8.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 26 25 439 64-130 49.2 0-0 - 36-46 78.3 164
Conference 18 17 305 50-104 48.1 0-0 - 21-29 72.4 121
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 14 14 245 33-65 50.8 0-0 - 21-25 84.0 87
Away 11 10 182 30-63 47.6 0-0 - 15-21 71.4 75
Neutral 1 1 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
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Wins 17 16 279 43-82 52.4 0-0 - 27-33 81.8 113
Losses 9 9 160 21-48 43.8 0-0 - 9-13 69.2 51
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November 3 3 46 8-12 66.7 0-0 - 9-10 90.0 25
December 8 8 132 16-36 44.4 0-0 - 11-15 73.3 43
January 9 9 149 20-42 47.6 0-0 - 7-11 63.6 47
February 6 5 112 20-40 50.0 0-0 - 9-10 90.0 49
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 26 25 16.9 5.8-11.8 49.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-4.2 78.3 14.9
Conference 18 17 16.9 6.6-13.6 48.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.8-3.8 72.4 15.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 14 14 17.5 5.4-10.6 50.8 0.0-0.0 - 3.4-4.1 84.0 14.2
Away 11 10 16.5 6.6-13.8 47.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-4.6 71.4 16.5
Neutral 1 1 12.0 3.3-6.7 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 6.7
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Wins 17 16 16.4 6.2-11.8 52.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-4.7 81.8 16.2
Losses 9 9 17.8 5.2-12.0 43.8 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.2 69.2 12.8
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November 3 3 15.3 7.0-10.4 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 7.8-8.7 90.0 21.7
December 8 8 16.5 4.8-10.9 44.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.3-4.5 73.3 13.0
January 9 9 16.6 5.4-11.3 47.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.9-3.0 63.6 12.6
February 6 5 18.7 7.1-14.3 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-3.6 90.0 17.5
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 26 25 16.9 1.6 3.3 4.9 3.3 0.2 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.8
Conference 18 17 16.9 1.7 3.4 5.2 3.6 0.2 1.0 1.2 0.9 0.4 0.9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 17.5 1.5 3.6 5.1 3.1 - 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.6
Away 11 10 16.5 1.6 3.2 4.8 3.5 0.4 0.8 1.3 0.6 0.4 0.9
Neutral 1 1 12.0 2.0 1.0 3.0 4.0 - 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 1.0
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Wins 17 16 16.4 1.4 3.6 5.0 3.4 0.2 1.1 1.1 0.9 0.5 1.1
Losses 9 9 17.8 2.0 2.7 4.7 3.2 0.1 0.6 1.1 0.5 0.4 0.2
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November 3 3 15.3 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.7 - 1.7 1.3 1.3 0.7 0.7
December 8 8 16.5 1.8 3.6 5.4 3.1 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.8 0.8
January 9 9 16.6 1.1 2.7 3.8 3.6 0.2 0.8 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.8
February 6 5 18.7 2.5 3.8 6.3 4.0 0.3 1.0 1.3 0.8 0.2 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 26 25 439 41 86 127 86 4 23 29 0.8 13 20
Conference 18 17 305 31 62 93 65 4 18 21 0.9 8 17
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 245 21 50 71 43 - 14 15 0.9 9 9
Away 11 10 182 18 35 53 39 4 9 14 0.6 4 10
Neutral 1 1 12 2 1 3 4 - 0 0 - 0 1
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Wins 17 16 279 23 62 85 57 3 18 19 0.9 9 18
Losses 9 9 160 18 24 42 29 1 5 10 0.5 4 2
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November 3 3 46 2 10 12 5 - 5 4 1.3 2 2
December 8 8 132 14 29 43 25 0 5 8 0.6 6 6
January 9 9 149 10 24 34 32 2 7 9 0.8 4 7
February 6 5 112 15 23 38 24 2 6 8 0.8 1 5
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 26 25 16.9 3.7 7.8 11.6 7.8 0.4 2.1 2.6 0.8 1.2 1.8
Conference 18 17 16.9 4.1 8.1 12.2 8.5 0.5 2.4 2.8 0.9 1.0 2.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 14 14 17.5 3.4 8.2 11.6 7.0 0.0 2.3 2.4 0.9 1.5 1.5
Away 11 10 16.5 4.0 7.7 11.6 8.6 0.9 2.0 3.1 0.6 0.9 2.2
Neutral 1 1 12.0 6.7 3.3 10.0 13.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 3.3
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Wins 17 16 16.4 3.3 8.9 12.2 8.2 0.4 2.6 2.7 0.9 1.3 2.6
Losses 9 9 17.8 4.5 6.0 10.5 7.3 0.3 1.3 2.5 0.5 1.0 0.5
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November 3 3 15.3 1.7 8.7 10.4 4.3 0.0 4.3 3.5 1.3 1.7 1.7
December 8 8 16.5 4.2 8.8 13.0 7.6 0.0 1.5 2.4 0.6 1.8 1.8
January 9 9 16.6 2.7 6.4 9.1 8.6 0.5 1.9 2.4 0.8 1.1 1.9
February 6 5 18.7 5.4 8.2 13.6 8.6 0.7 2.1 2.9 0.8 0.4 1.8