Mad Ants Waive Three to Finalize 2016-17 Roster

By Vinessa Needham | November 10, 2016

FORT WAYNE, IN (October 31, 2016)- The Fort Wayne Mad Ants, presented by Lutheran Health Network, have waived guard Chris Fowler, guard Ashton Gibbs, and forward Marcus Simmons

Center Adam Woodbury and forward E. Victor Nickerson will be placed on the inactive list.

Following the moves, the Mad ants roster stands at 10 active players.

Join the Indiana Pacers’ affiliate, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, as they are celebrating their 10 Year Anniversary season. Tickets for the 2016-17 season are on sale now at Ticketmaster outlets and the Allen County War Memorial Box Office. For more information on ticket plans and promotions visit or call a Mad Ants representative at (260) 469-HOOP.

Listed below is the 2016-17 final team  roster:

Name Position Height Weight College Acquired
Ben Bentil F 6-9 235 Providence Affiliate
Stephan Hicks F 6-6 200 CSU-Northridge Returning
Travis Leslie F 6-4 205 Georgia Draft
Jordan Loyd G 6-4 210 University of Indianapolis Draft
Trey McKinney-Jones G 6-5 220 Miami (FL) Returning
E. Victor Nickerson* F 6-8 185 Valparaiso Tryout
Alex Poythress F 6-8 238 Kentucky Affiliate
Julyan Stone G 6-6 200 UTEP Affiliate
Anthony Walker C 6-9 220 UT-Arlington Returning
Christian Watford F 6-9 220 Indiana Returning
Adam Woodbury* C 7-1 245 Iowa Trade
Nick Zeisloft G 6-4 205 Indiana Affiliate

*-indicates inactive