FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Long Island Nets (13-6) defeated the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (11-7), 120-117, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Thursday night in front of a crowd of 1,624. Milton Doyle finished with a team-high 30 points on 10-of-20 shooting. Doyle also tallied six rebounds and two assists in just over 31 minutes of action.
Walt Lemon Jr. paced the Mad Ants with a team-high 31 points on 13-of-22 shooting, including making his first seven shots of the night. Lemon Jr. dished out 10 assists for his sixth double-double of the season. Jarrod Uthoff totaled 11 points and 11 rebounds for his team-high seventh double-double performance of the season.
DeQuan Jones added his new season-high of 24 points on 7-of-10 shooting.
Long Island used the charity stripe to an advantage tonight making 24-of-32 to eventually hang on to the lead for the ninth win in 11 games.