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
25 Rakeem Christmas PF 6-9 250 25 Syracuse 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 6 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
17 Julyan Stone PG 6-6 200 28 UTEP 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
21 Christian Watford PF 6-9 220 25 Indiana 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
50 Adam Woodbury C 7-1 245 23 Iowa 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Joe Young G 6-2 180 24 Oregon 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 13 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. Stone T. Leslie T. McKinney Jones S. Hicks A. Poythress
Rotation J. Young J. Loyd   C. Watford A. Woodbury
Rotation       B. Bentil R. Christmas
Lim PT   N. Zeisloft V. Nickerson    

Recent Fort Wayne Mad Ants History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 15-9 (12-8) 4th (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 Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Alex Poythress 24 30.7 19.4 7.3 1.4 0.6 1.8 2.5
Georges Niang 4 31.9 17.8 5.8 3.2 1.2 0.5 2.8
Trey McKinney Jones 24 36.9 17.7 5.3 3.2 0.9 0.1 2.2
Travis Leslie 23 29.8 15.2 7.0 2.6 0.8 0.3 1.6
Jordan Loyd 24 25.9 15.2 4.1 3.8 1.0 0.2 1.8
Stephan Hicks 24 31.8 14.4 6.0 1.2 1.3 0.3 1.5
Ben Bentil 3 24.0 11.7 4.7 0.0 0.7 1.0 1.3
Joe Young 2 24.5 10.5 2.0 4.5 1.5 1.0 2.5
Rakeem Christmas 7 23.8 10.0 5.7 0.6 0.1 1.3 1.4
Julyan Stone 22 35.6 8.5 6.9 8.8 1.4 1.1 2.8
Nick Zeisloft 23 15.1 7.3 1.3 0.5 0.4 0.2 0.5
Christian Watford 19 16.7 6.1 2.4 0.9 0.6 0.4 0.9
Adam Woodbury 7 12.4 3.6 3.9 0.3 0.1 0.3 0.6
Victor Nickerson 11 10.3 1.4 1.5 0.5 0.6 0.1 0.6
Anthony Walker 3 5.7 1.3 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.0
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