Skip to main content

The Journal Gazette

Saturday, December 22, 2018 6:20 pm

Johnson, Sumner lead Ants in Vegas

JUSTIN A. COHN | The Journal Gazette

Alize Johnson got his 10th double-double in his 12th game with the Mad Ants – he had 16 points and 22 rebounds – as they defeated the South Bay Lakers 100-97 at the G League Winter Showcase today in Las Vegas.

Johnson came up only two rebounds short of tying Rob Kurz’s franchise record from 2010.

Johnson made 6 of 15 shots, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, for the Mad Ants (9-8), who split their pair of games in Vegas.

Edmond Sumner led Fort Wayne with 23 points. Stephan Hicks had 19 points and 13 rebounds. Davon Reed added 15 points.

Omari Johnson had 10 points. Ike Anigbogu added eight points and 11 rebounds for the Mad Ants, who play host to the Delaware Blue Coats at 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Coliseum.

South Bay (9-11) was paced by Alex Caruso’s 19 points.

jcohn@jg.net