Mad Ants announce 2019-20 regular season schedule

By Ryan Stevens | August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019 – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, announced the schedule for the 2019-20 regular season.

Fort Wayne opens the regular season at home on Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Lakeland Magic at 7 p.m., which will be the first time hosting the opening game of the regular season since 2015-16.

The 13th season of Mad Ants basketball will feature 15 of the 24 home games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.

Fort Wayne hosts the newest G League franchise, College Park Skyhawks, on Monday, Nov. 18 and Friday, March 6. College Park is the Atlanta Hawks’ G League affiliate.

The 2018-19 NBA G League champions, Rio Grande Valley Vipers, visit the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Monday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.

Fort Wayne visits the Canton Charge on Sunday, March 1, which will be played at Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse in Cleveland, home of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

G League team schedules will feature the following for the 2019-20 season:

  • Zero instances of four games in five nights.
  • Zero instances of five games in seven nights.
  • Reduction of back to backs from last year’s average per team of 6.6 to a historic low average per team of 6.0.
  • The league average remaining consistent with last season at 13.6 weekend games per team.

Visit the entire schedule here.

About the Fort Wayne Mad Ants
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, are owned and operated by Pacers Sports & Entertainment. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit ftwaynemadants.com or call 260-469-HOOP. Follow the Mad Ants on Twitter (@TheMadAnts), Facebook (/themadants) or Instagram (@fortwaynemadants).