2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Indiana Pacers

2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
42 Ben Bentil F 6-9 235 21 Providence 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 21 Ghana
United States
9 Chris Fowler G 6-1 196 23 Central Michigan 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Tyler Hansbrough PF 6-9 250 31 North Carolina 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 13 United States
17 Stephan Hicks GF 6-6 200 24 Cal State Northridge 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Travis Leslie G 6-4 205 26 Georgia 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 17 United States
18 Jordan Loyd G 6-4 210 23 Indianapolis 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
11 Trey McKinney Jones SG 6-5 220 26 Miami (FL) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
34 Victor Nickerson SF 6-8 185 24 Valparaiso 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Alex Poythress F 6-7 238 23 Kentucky 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
3 Marquis Teague PG 6-2 180 24 Kentucky 2012 Rnd 1 Pick 29 United States
50 Adam Woodbury C 7-1 245 23 Iowa 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Nick Zeisloft G 6-4 185 24 Indiana 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
   Inactive player   

2016-2017 Fort Wayne Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Loyd T. McKinney Jones S. Hicks A. Poythress T. Hansbrough
Rotation M. Teague T. Leslie   B. Bentil  
Rotation   N. Zeisloft      
Lim PT C. Fowler   V. Nickerson   A. Woodbury

Recent Fort Wayne Mad Ants History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 27-19 (20-15) 6th (Eastern)
2015-2016 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 20-30 (17-26) 8th (Eastern)
2014-2015 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 28-23 (14-11) 3rd (Eastern)
2013-2014 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 35-16 (17-7) 2nd (East)
2012-2013 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 27-24 (13-15) 4th (East)
2011-2012 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 14-36 (10-25) 7th (East)
2010-2011 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 24-26 (18-13) 3rd (East)
2009-2010 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 22-28 (19-18) 3rd (East)
2008-2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 19-31 (10-17) 5th (Central)
2007-2008 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 17-32 (10-19) 4th (Central)

2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Alex Poythress East Initial All-Star Selection (2017)
Alex Poythress Slam Dunk Participant (2017)

2016-2017 Fort Wayne Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Alex Poythress 43 30.6 18.3 7.0 1.5 0.8 1.4 2.7
Jarrod Uthoff 11 31.7 17.1 9.1 2.5 1.3 1.5 2.3
Trey McKinney Jones 45 35.7 16.7 4.9 3.1 1.2 0.1 2.2
Georges Niang 5 30.8 16.4 5.4 3.0 1.2 0.4 2.4
Jordan Loyd 46 27.9 15.1 3.9 4.0 0.9 0.2 1.8
Tyler Hansbrough 10 31.4 15.1 12.4 0.6 0.6 0.6 1.3
Travis Leslie 45 28.6 14.2 6.3 2.3 1.0 0.3 1.5
Stephan Hicks 46 30.5 13.7 5.9 1.3 1.0 0.3 1.3
Marquis Teague 8 26.0 13.0 2.1 5.1 0.6 0.1 1.4
Ben Bentil 16 22.4 13.0 4.5 0.6 0.9 0.2 1.5
Joe Young 2 24.5 10.5 2.0 4.5 1.5 1.0 2.5
Rakeem Christmas 9 23.0 9.4 5.8 0.6 0.2 1.3 1.7
Julyan Stone 32 35.7 8.2 6.2 8.9 1.4 1.0 2.8
Nick Zeisloft 43 14.6 7.3 1.2 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.3
Christian Watford 20 16.2 5.8 2.4 0.9 0.7 0.3 0.8
Chris Fowler 3 7.7 5.0 0.3 1.3 0.3 0.3 1.0
Adam Woodbury 22 12.3 2.6 3.1 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.6
Anthony Walker 3 5.7 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
Victor Nickerson 13 9.7 1.2 1.5 0.4 0.5 0.1 0.7
D'Vauntes Smith-Rivera 1 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pacers
2015-2016 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pacers
2014-2015 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Hawks, Nets, Hornets, Bulls, Nuggets, Pacers, Clippers, Bucks, Timberwolves, Pelicans, Trail Blazers, Raptors, Wizards
2013-2014 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Hornets, Pistons, Pacers, Grizzlies, Bucks, Magic
2012-2013 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Hornets, Pistons, Pacers, Bucks
2011-2012 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pistons, Pacers, Bucks
2010-2011 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pistons, Pacers, Bucks
2009-2010 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pistons, Pacers, Bucks
2008-2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pistons, Pacers
2007-2008 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pistons, Pacers

Fort Wayne Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Steven Gansey Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Canton Charge, 2014 to 2015)
Al Grushkin Assistant Coach 2016-2017 N/A
Jhared Simpson Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Video Coordinator (Indiana Pacers, 2012 to )
Tyler Marsh Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (Bakersfield Jam, 2014 to 2015)
Brian Levy General Manager 2015-2016 Assistant General Manager (Bakersfield Jam, 2012 to 2015)
Harrison Greenberg Director of Basketball Operations 2015-2016 N/A
Matt Campbell Athletic Trainer 2014-2015 N/A
Collin Brown Assistant Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A