The Santa Cruz Warriors were crowned NBA D-League Champions for the first time in franchise history after defeating the Fort Wayne Mad Ants in Game 2 of the NBA D-League Finals by a score of 109-96.
The TinCaps out-hit the Cubs on a cold Saturday evening at Parkview Field, but fell 9-2 in game two of the three game series.
The TinCaps opened a six-game homestand with a 5-1 win over South Bend on a pleasant Friday night at Parkview Field.
The TinCaps lost, 3-2, in the rubber match of a three-game series against the Lansing Lugnuts at Cooley Law School Stadium on Thursday night.
The Mad Ants jumped out to a 20-point lead in the first quarter but could not hold on as Santa Cruz rallied in the second half to top Fort Wayne 119-115 in game one of the 2015 NBADL Finals.
Mad Ants team president Jeff Potter joined WANE-TV live at 6 p.m. to preview game one of the NBADL Finals on Thursday night.
Despite freezing-cold weather, the TinCaps tallied a season-high 19 hits and beat the Lansing Lugnuts, 9-5, at Cooley Law School Stadium on Wednesday night.
Fair has played in 50 games this season for the Mad Ants where he has averaged 13.9 points per game along with 5.7 rebounds per game.
A 3-1 contest became lop-sided in the bottom of the eighth inning when Lansing scored five times.
After a rough start to the 2014-15 season rookie forward C.J. Fair is living up to the lofty expectations that followed him to the pro level from his successful college career at Syracuse.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, will begin their 2015 NBA D-League Championship Series Thursday, April 23rd vs. either the Santa Cruz Warriors or the Austin Spurs.
The TinCaps crushed the Whitecaps, 12-2, in the finale of their three-game series on a damp and dreary Monday afternoon at Fifth Third Ballpark.