FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Atlanta Hawks assignees Adriean Payne (19 points, 15 rebounds) and John Jenkins (14 points, five rebounds) shined, but the Mad Ants lost 124-115 to the Sevens on Friday. Glen Rice, Jr. added 14 points and nine assists.
Dantay Jones scored 14 points in his first game with the Mad Ants in seven years.
The loss moved the Mad Ants to 1-4 this year.
Fort Wayne is on the road Saturday night to take on Sioux Falls. The Mad Ants lost to the Skyforce 77-70 on opening night.