2019-2020 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Regular Season Roster

NBA Affiliate: Indiana Pacers

2019-2020 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status Nationality
- Brian Bowen II SF 6-7 190 21 Sydney (Australia) 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
22 Demetrius Denzel-Dyson G 6-5 200 25 Samford 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
23 JaKeenan Gant F 6-8 220 23 Louisiana 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
17 Stephan Hicks GF 6-6 200 27 Cal State Northridge 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
4 Walt Lemon, Jr. G 6-3 180 27 Bradley 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
- Naz Long PG 6-4 218 26 Iowa State 2017 NBA Draft, Undrafted Canada
12 D.J. McCall G 6-6 190 24 IUPUI 2019 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
30 Jovan Mooring G 6-2 205 25 UNLV 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
9 Ike Nwamu GF 6-5 205 26 UNLV 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Nigeria
34 Hasheem Thabeet C 7-3 267 33 Connecticut 2009 Rnd 1 Pick 2 Tanzania
25 Travin Thibodeaux F 6-8 242 24 New Orleans 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
16 C.J. Wilcox SG 6-5 201 29 Washington 2014 Rnd 1 Pick 28 United States
   Two-Way player

2019-2020 Fort Wayne Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters W. Lemon, Jr. N. Long S. Hicks B. Bowen II T. Thibodeaux
Rotation   C. Wilcox I. Nwamu J. Gant H. Thabeet
Lim PT J. Mooring D. Denzel-Dyson      
Lim PT   D. McCall      

Recent Fort Wayne Mad Ants History

Season Team Record Conference Rank
2019-2020 Fort Wayne Mad Ants N/A 11th (Eastern)
2018-2019 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 23-27 (18-21) 8th (Eastern)
2017-2018 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 29-22 (23-17) 6th (Eastern)
2016-2017 Fort Wayne Mad Ants 30-21 (24-16) 2nd (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)

2019-2020 Fort Wayne Season Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Stephan Hicks 2 33.4 19.5 7.0 1.0 0.5 0.5 1.0
Naz Long 2 33.1 19.0 5.0 7.0 2.0 0.0 3.5
Walt Lemon, Jr. 2 30.7 16.0 2.5 3.0 2.0 0.0 2.0
Ike Nwamu 2 26.7 14.5 7.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 3.0
JaKeenan Gant 2 17.7 9.5 4.5 1.5 1.0 1.5 0.0
Hasheem Thabeet 1 26.0 8.0 6.0 0.0 0.0 4.0 1.0
Brian Bowen II 2 31.9 7.5 8.0 1.5 0.0 0.5 2.0
Jovan Mooring 1 9.6 7.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
C.J. Wilcox 2 16.6 5.5 1.0 1.0 0.5 0.0 0.5
Travin Thibodeaux 2 23.2 3.0 3.5 0.0 0.5 1.0 2.0
Demetrius Denzel-Dyson 2 8.9 1.0 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5

Fort Wayne Mad Ants Affiliation History

SeasonTeamNBA Affiliate
2019-2020 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pacers
2018-2019 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pacers
2017-2018 Fort Wayne Mad Ants Pacers
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
Tim Bawmann President 2018-2019 N/A
Steven Gansey Head Coach 2015-2016 Associate Head Coach (Canton Charge, 2014 to 2015)
Norman Richardson Assistant Coach 2017-2018 Assistant Coach (Erie BayHawks, 2016 to 2017)
Scott Simpson Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Assistant Coach (Long Island Nets, 2018 to 2019)
Brian Levy General Manager 2015-2016 Assistant General Manager (Bakersfield Jam, 2012 to 2015)
Chris Taylor Assistant General Manager 2019-2020 Director of Basketball Operations (Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 2017 to 2019)
Eitan Rosenberg Director of Analytics 2013-2014 N/A
Nick Griffin Video Coordinator 2019-2020 N/A
Jon Mohr Equipment Manager 2018-2019 N/A
Dr. Ayami Sato Head Athletic Trainer 2019-2020 N/A
Brandon Pentheny Strength and Conditioning Coach 2019-2020 N/A
Daniel Rosselli Athletic Trainer 2018-2019 N/A
Collin Brown Assistant Athletic Trainer 2017-2018 Assistant Athletic Trainer (Fort Wayne Mad Ants, 2016 to 2017)
Bill Hazen Radio Broadcaster 2018-2019 N/A
Jim Shovlin Public Address Announcer 2018-2019 N/A
Kara Stevenson Director of Communications 2014-2015 N/A
Vinessa Needham Director of Communications 2016-2017 N/A