Forward also selected to All-Rookie squad.
Catchings’ position will include participation with all three PS&E basketball franchises – the Indiana Pacers, the Indiana Fever and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants.
The Mad Ants saw their season come to a close Wednesday night in Maine as Fort Wayne fell to the Red Claws 124-119 in the decisive game three of their best-of-three first round playoff series.
With their backs against the wall the Mad Ants answered in big-time fashion, rallying from a double-digit deficit in the fourth quarter to top Maine 111-110 in game two of their first round playoff series and force a decisive game three Wednesday night in Portland.
After falling in overtime to the Red Claws in game one on Tuesday night the Mad Ants face a “win or go home” scenario as their first round playoff series shifts to Maine.
Third seed Fort Wayne Mad Ants (30-21) fell to the second seed Maine Red Claws (30-21) 110-106 in overtime in game one of the first round of the 2017 NBA Development League Playoffs.
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants have advanced to the NBA D-League Basketball Playoffs after their win against Canton Saturday evening.
In the regular season finale for the Mad Ants and after the recent departure of forward Alex Poythress, Fort Wayne rallies to beat Canton, 111-108.
According to Yahoo Sports, Mad Ants leading scorer Alex Poythress will sign with the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Mad Ants have one game to go in the regular season as Fort Wayne hosts Canton on Saturday before turning its attention to the playoffs.
Niang has played in five games for the Mad Ants this season, averaging 30.8 minutes, 16.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 3 assists.
The Ants will tip off their best-of-three first series April 4 at 7 p.m. at War Memorial Coliseum, though the opponent has yet to be determined.
Tyler Hansbrough led the Mad Ants with a double-double, recording a game-high 34 points and a game-high 14 rebounds in 35 minutes.
Ramon Harris scored at the last second of a wild game to give the Grand Rapids Drive (23-24) a dramatic win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (28-20) on Saturday night at the DeltaPlex, winning 99-97.
Tyler Hansbrough tallied 18 points and 23 rebounds to lead the Mad Ants over Greensboro 101-95 on Tuesday night.
Fort Wayne was in a word ‘blah’ in their inconsistent loss to the Austin Spurs on Sunday night, 110-88.
Hansbrough scored 31 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in the Mad Ants victory over the 87ers on Saturday.
The Mad Ants nipped Northern Arizona 123-122 on Wednesday night as Fort Wayne wrapped up a six-game road swing with a win over the Suns.
Alex Poythress led seven Mad Ants in double figures with 23 points but it wasn’t enough as Fort Wayne fell at Santa Cruz 144-123 on Friday night.
Uthoff signs a 10-day contract with the Mavericks after averaging 17.1 points and 9.1 rebounds in 11 games for the Mad Ants.