Mad Ants snap losing streak with victory over Canton


The Fort Wayne Mad Ants (15-14) defeated the Canton Charge (12-18), 116-102, Canton Memorial Civic Center on Saturday night.

Omari Johnson and Rob Gray tied for a game-high 24 points as the Mad Ants grew its lead in the central division.

Fort Wayne never trailed on Saturday night, avenging the loss earlier in the season to Canton back on Dec. 3 at the Coliseum.

The Mad Ants shot 15-of-36 from beyond the arc, including 5-of-8 in the first half from Demetrius Denzel-Dyson. The rookie from Samford ended the night with 15 points.

Indiana Pacers assignee Ike Anigbogu tallied 12 points and eight rebounds, while Tra-Deon Hollins rounded out the starters with 10 points and seven assists.

Travin Thibodeaux chipped in 10 points and nine rebounds off the bench.

Ike Nwamu and Jordan Barnett both made their debuts with Fort Wayne, entering the game for the first time in the opening quarter. Nwamu finished with 11 points and two assists, while Barnett contributed two points and one rebound.

JaCorey Williams and Levi Randolph led the Charge with 22 and 21 points each.

The Charge have now dropped three consecutive games.

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