2008-2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliates: Detroit Pistons, Indiana Pacers

2008-2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
- Alex Acker SG 6-5 185 26 Pepperdine 2005 Rnd 2 Pick 30 United States
- Jarred Axon PG 5-11 180 23 Eastern Michigan 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- David Bailey G 5-8 165 28 Loyola (IL) 2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Coleman Collins PF 6-9 225 22 Virginia Tech 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Carl Elliott G 6-4 220 25 George Washington 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Vernon Hamilton G 6-1 195 24 Clemson 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Shawn Hawkins F 6-6 220 26 Long Beach State 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Ron Howard GF 6-5 185 26 Valparaiso 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Chris Hunter F-C 6-11 240 24 Michigan 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Anthony Kent FC 6-10 225 25 Ball State 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Anthony Kyle G 5-8 165 26   2003 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Taj McCullough F 6-7 230 22 Winthrop 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Toree Morris C 6-10 275 26 Pittsburgh 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Brian Morrison G 6-2 192 26 UCLA 2005 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Walker Russell PG 6-0 175 26 Jacksonville State 2006 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- DeWitt Scott F 6-6 190 23 IPFW 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Walter Sharpe F 6-9 245 22 UAB 2008 Rnd 2 Pick 2 United States
- Eric Smith F 6-8 210 25 Marshall 2007 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Sean Sonderleiter FC 6-9 235 28 Iowa 2004 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States

2008-2009 Fort Wayne Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Russell R. Howard T. McCullough C. Collins C. Hunter
Rotation A. Kyle   D. Scott A. Kent S. Sonderleiter
Rotation J. Axon        

Recent Fort Wayne Mad Ants History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2014-2015 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 22-17 (13-8) 2nd (East)
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)

2008-2009 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Walker Russell Performer of the Week (01/20/09)
Chris Hunter All D-League 2nd Team (2009)
Walker Russell All D-League Honorable Mention (2009)
Walker Russell East Initial All-Star Selection (2009)
Chris Hunter East Initial All-Star Selection (2009)

2008-2009 Fort Wayne Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Chris Hunter 47 32.8 19.3 9.4 0.8 0.8 1.2 2.2
Ron Howard 48 36.1 18.7 4.6 2.4 1.2 0.2 2.1
Alex Acker 4 36.7 18.0 5.2 2.8 1.2 0.2 2.8
Taj McCullough 36 32.2 17.6 4.8 1.5 1.4 0.4 1.4
Walker Russell 47 39.3 16.1 4.3 10.8 2.3 0.2 4.2
Carl Elliott 27 35.6 13.1 6.1 4.2 2.6 0.3 2.6
Coleman Collins 46 24.8 11.2 5.4 1.2 0.7 0.8 1.6
Walter Sharpe 4 21.6 10.8 3.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 1.2
DeWitt Scott 49 27.8 7.9 2.4 0.6 0.5 0.0 0.4
Shawn Hawkins 20 23.3 7.5 4.7 1.1 0.4 0.2 1.1
David Bailey 8 15.4 5.5 2.4 3.9 0.6 0.0 1.8
Toree Morris 14 13.7 5.0 3.7 0.3 0.2 0.4 1.4
Anthony Kent 41 17.3 4.2 4.5 0.3 0.4 0.7 0.9
Sean Sonderleiter 33 11.0 4.0 3.1 0.4 0.5 0.3 1.1
Jarred Axon 13 12.5 3.9 1.5 0.9 0.3 0.0 0.6
Eric Smith 3 9.7 3.3 1.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 1.0
Brian Morrison 5 10.1 3.0 1.0 0.8 0.4 0.0 1.8
Vernon Hamilton 4 11.6 2.5 2.0 1.2 1.8 0.0 1.5
Anthony Kyle 4 17.6 1.5 1.5 2.8 0.8 0.0 2.0

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
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
Jaren Jackson Head Coach 2007-2008 N/A
Kent Davison Associate Head Coach 2008-2009 Associate Head Coach (Colorado 14ers, 2007 to 2008)