The Journal Gazette
Friday, November 09, 2018 6:40 pm

Readying for Alize Johnson's Ants debut

JUSTIN A. COHN | The Journal Gazette

We're getting close to the Mad Ants' home opener – 7 p.m. against the Erie BayHawks – and the thing I'm most interested in seeing is Alize Johnson, the Indiana Pacers' rookie second-round draft pick. He's listed in the probable starting lineup with Edmond Sumner, Ike Anigbogu, Davon Reed and Ben Moore. That's, well, that's an NBA-heavy looking lineup. 

Remember, the BayHawks were the team that knocked Fort Wayne from the playoffs last season. 

A note about Johnson: He was the first Missouri State player taken in the NBA draft since Winston Garland in 1987. 

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