Ants Deal For Forward Brian Butch

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – The Mad Ants have added a big piece in the post as Fort Wayne has traded a future second round draft pick and the rights to Anthony Richardson to Bakersfield for forward Brian Butch.

Butch, a former University of Wisconsin standout, is averaging 11.8 points and 8.8 rebounds this season. Last season he put up 12.7 points and 10.9 rebounds and was named first-team All-NBDL.

Butch is expected to suit up for the Ants on Wednesday when they play at Erie. provides commenting on many stories to allow for constructive discussion. In order to comment, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms and Conditions. Anyone violating these terms, including the use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinion of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, flag it so our moderators can review.

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