FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Mad Ants, sponsored by Lutheran Health Network, have extended their current streak with their most recent victory over the Reno Bighorns 153-131 Tuesday at the Allen Co. War Memorial Coliseum.
The fast paced game provided for an eleven point margin in favor of the Mad Ants after the first quarter, and then extending that to a 17 point gap at the half, again, in favor of the Mad Ants 83-66. Dahntay Jones lead the team after the first half of play with 22 points and Andre Emmett followed close with 19. Gary Talton had 8 early assists and 4 rebounds at the halfway mark.
The second half would continue to fall in Fort Wayne favor, as not only the high powered offense the team was playing at, but also by breaking three of the team’s previously set single game records. By scoring 153 tonight, the team breaks the previously set 137 from December 2009, with 39 assists, the team breaks the previously set 33 from February 2008 and with 65 made field goals, the team breaks the previously set 55 from December 2007. Emmett led the team with 33 points for the night, with Jones at 30. Ramon Harris scored 20 and grabbed 10 rebounds and Talton had 12 assists with 11 points.
For the Bighorns, David Stockton led with 28 points and David Wear had 24 points and 11 rebounds.
The Mad Ants will travel out to Santa Cruz for the 2015 NBA D-League Showcase, where they are set to play the Los Angeles D-Fenders Friday, January 16th at 3:45 p.m. and the Idaho Stampede on Monday, January 19th at 10:00 p.m. Fans can purchase Mad Ants tickets anytime, which start at just $6, at the Memorial Coliseum Box Office, by visiting http://www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.