Mad Ants Finalize Opening Night Roster

By Ryan Stevens | October 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, finalized the roster for the start of the 2018-19 season today.

Fort Wayne will begin the season on Friday at 8 p.m. ET at the Sioux Falls Skyforce.

The team waived Wade Guerin, Alandise Harris, Theo Johnson, Casey Jones and Deion McClenton during training camp.

Ike Anigbogu, who was assigned to the Mad Ants on Tuesday from the Pacers, will also open the season with the Mad Ants on Friday.

# PLAYER H W DOB COLLEGE ACQUIRED
13 Ike Anigbogu 6-10 250 10/16/98 UCLA Assignment
23 Demetrius Denzel-Dyson 6-5 205 2/22/95 Samford Affiliate
15 Rob Gray 6-1 185 4/3/94 Houston Drafted
17 Stephan Hicks 6-6 200 4/2/92 Cal-State Northridge Returner
6 Tra-Deon Hollins 6-2 195 8/22/95 Nebraska-Omaha Returner
1 Je’lon Hornbeak 6-3 190 5/1/94 Monmouth Returner
7 Omari Johnson 6-9 220 5/26/89 Oregon State Returner
30 Michael Orris 6-3 195 8/8/94 South Dakota State Returner
32 Davon Reed 6-5 208 6/11/95 Miami (FL) Two-Way
21 Jared Sam 6-10 240 5/17/95 Southern Drafted
9 Elijah Stewart 6-5 194 11/14/95 USC Affiliate
5 Edmond Sumner 6-6 176 12/31/95 Xavier Two-Way
25 Travin Thibodeaux 6-8 235 2/19/96 New Orleans Tryout

The Mad Ants tip off the home schedule for the 2018-19 season on Friday, November 9 against the Erie BayHawks. Fans wishing to purchase season tickets or mini plans ahead of the season may call the ticket office at 260-469-4667 for more information.

About the Fort Wayne Mad Ants
The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, the NBA G League affiliate of the Indiana Pacers, is 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).