MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 13, 2018 – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants (15-11) defeated the Salt Lake City Stars (4-24) 113-93 on the final day of competition at the NBA G League Showcase 2018.
The Mad Ants had a dominant performance in the paint, outscoring the Stars 62-34 in the win. Fort Wayne also earned the advantage in second-chance points (16-6), fast-break points (15-9) and points off turnovers (22-13) while shooting 49.5% from the field to secure the victory.
Trey McKinney-Jones shined brightly for the Mad Ants, notching 23 points, seven rebounds and five assists off the bench. Walter Lemon Jr. led the starting-five with 18 points and seven assists while Ben Moore chipped in 14 points and seven boards. Tra-Deon Hollins had a game-high 10 assists.
Erik McCree went 7-of-14 from the field to grab 20 points for the Stars. Reserve Michael Qualls scored 14 points and seven rebounds.
Next up for Fort Wayne is a matchup with the Delaware 87ers on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 11 a.m. ET. Salt Lake City takes on the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. ET.