2015-2016 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Indiana Pacers

2015-2016 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
25 Rakeem Christmas PF 6-9 250 24 Syracuse 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 6 United States
11 C.J. Fair F 6-8 215 24 Syracuse 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Anthony Harris G 6-2 190 31 Miami (FL) 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
17 Stephan Hicks GF 6-6 200 23 Cal State Northridge 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
24 Travis Hyman C 7-0 245 28 Bowie State 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
15 Walt Lemon, Jr. G 6-3 178 23 Bradley 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
7 John Lucas PG 5-11 165 33 Oklahoma State 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
5 Terran Petteway SF 6-6 215 23 Nebraska 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
20 Marcus Simmons G 6-6 220 28 USC 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Xavier Thames G 6-3 187 25 San Diego State 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 29 United States
33 Anthony Walker F 6-9 220 22 Texas-Arlington 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Shayne Whittington C 6-11 250 24 Western Michigan 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- L.D. Williams G 6-4 215 27 Wake Forest 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
   Inactive player       NBA player on assignment

2015-2016 Fort Wayne Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Lucas T. Petteway C. Fair S. Whittington R. Christmas
Rotation A. Harris W. Lemon, Jr.     T. Hyman
Rotation   M. Simmons      
Rotation   X. Thames      
Lim PT   S. Hicks   A. Walker  
Lim PT   L. Williams      

Recent Fort Wayne Mad Ants History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2015-2016 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 14-16 (11-14) 7th (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)

2015-2016 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Rakeem Christmas Performer of the Week (12/07/15)
Rakeem Christmas East Initial All-Star Selection (2016)
Walt Lemon, Jr. Slam Dunk Participant (2016)

2015-2016 Fort Wayne Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Joe Young 3 34.9 24.3 3.3 2.0 1.7 0.0 3.3
John Lucas 9 36.7 17.4 3.0 5.3 0.9 0.0 1.7
C.J. Fair 30 33.7 15.8 7.0 2.0 1.1 0.7 2.0
Rakeem Christmas 29 30.7 15.2 7.4 0.7 0.7 1.9 2.4
Walt Lemon, Jr. 30 25.0 14.5 2.5 3.3 1.4 0.3 2.3
Shayne Whittington 22 30.6 12.1 8.1 1.0 1.6 0.5 1.9
Terran Petteway 29 27.2 11.1 3.3 2.7 1.0 0.2 2.2
Glenn Robinson 1 40.6 11.0 11.0 2.0 2.0 0.0 0.0
Xavier Thames 30 24.8 7.8 2.6 2.8 1.1 0.0 1.1
Marcus Simmons 30 28.6 7.3 4.9 1.7 0.9 0.6 1.3
Stephan Hicks 19 12.3 5.9 2.5 0.5 0.5 0.3 0.5
Anthony Harris 19 12.9 5.4 1.3 1.7 0.6 0.1 1.1
Kadeem Jack 15 12.6 5.3 3.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.5
Ramon Harris 22 14.3 4.9 2.5 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.3
Anthony Walker 4 4.8 2.0 0.2 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.0
Gideon Gamble 5 6.9 2.0 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.2 0.0
Travis Hyman 3 11.8 0.7 3.3 0.3 0.7 1.0 1.0

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
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)
Dylan Murphy Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Kevin Bloom Assistant Coach 2013-2014 N/A
Jaren Jackson Assistant Coach 2014-2015 Head Coach (Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 2007 to 2009)
Jonah Herscu Assistant Coach 2015-2016 Video Coordinator (Chicago Bulls, 2013 to 2015)
Stephen Graham Assistant Coach 2015-2016 N/A
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