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The Fort Wayne Mad Ants selected Obi Muonelo, a 6'5" guard from Oklahoma St., in the first round of the 2010 NBA Development League Draft. The team drafted 7 players to complete the 17 man training camp roster.
As a senior, Muonelo ranked second in the Big 12 in three-point shooting percentage (.425, 80-188). He averaged 13.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 33 games, earning All-Big 12 honorable mention honors.
The Mad Ants made a trade with Maine just prior to tonight's draft. The Mad Ants traded their 2nd round pick for Red Claw's returner Darnell Lazare. Lazare averaged 10.5 points and 5.4 rebounds in 50 games for the Red Claws.
In the third round the Ants picked up Corey Allmond, a 6'2" guard out of Sam Houston University. Allmond averaged 15.8 points per game and earned First Team All-Southland honors.
Following is the list of players selected by the Mad Ants:
Rd Name Pos Ht Wt From
1 Obi Muonelo* G 6-5 220 Oklahoma St.
2 Traded to Maine for Darnell Lazare
3 Corey Allmond* G 6-2 180 Sam Houston St.
4 Anthony Goods G 6-3 200 Stanford
5 Adam Zahn F 6-8 235 Oregon
6 Shawn Hawkins G 6-6 225 Long Beach St.
7 Aaron Nixon G 6-2 215 Long Beach St.
8 DeAndre Thomas F 6-8 315 Indiana University
The eight drafted players will join with the following players to complete the 17man training camp roster:
Name Pos From Status
Nick Boyd G Barber Scotia College Open Tryout
Carlos English PG Cleveland St. Returner
Chris Hunter C Michigan Returner
Tory Jackson PG Notre Dame Affiliated
Anthony Kent F Ball State Returner
Darnell Lazare F Louisiana St. *
Billy Rush G Robert Morris Affiliated
Walker Russell Jr. PG Jacksonville St. Returner
Roderick Wilmont G Indiana Returner
*Acquired through trade with Maine Red Claws, Mad Ants traded 2nd round pick.
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