News release from the Mad Ants:
Mad Ants to Host Action Packed Thursday
(January, 20, 2015) – The Fort Wayne Mad Ants are currently heating up with an eight game winning streak coming off of the NBA D-League Showcase in Santa Cruz, California.
The Mad Ants will return home with an action packed game on Thursday, January 29th vs. the Iowa Energy at 7:00 p.m. This is the final REPORT CARD NIGHT of the season; all students can present their report cards with an “A” or “A” equivalent to the Coliseum Ticket Office to receive a free ticket to the game. The game will also feature the Mad Ant mascot’s birthday party featuring area mascots joining in on the celebration.
Last, but not least, the Hoosier Lottery will be giving away 1,000 lottery tickets to the first 1,000 fans over the age of 18 that attend Tuesday’s game.
The Mad Ants travel to Rio Grande Valley for weekend match-ups against the Vipers Friday, January 23rd and Saturday, January 24th both tipping at 8:00 p.m. Fans can purchase Mad Ants tickets, which start at just $6, at the Memorial Coliseum Box Office, by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.
About the NBA Development League
The NBA Development League is the NBA’s official minor league, preparing players, coaches, officials, trainers, and front-office staff for the NBA while acting as the league’s research and development laboratory. Featuring 18 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchise for the 2014-15 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. One-third of all NBA players at the end of the 2013-14 season boasted NBA D-League experience. In fostering the league’s connection to the community, its teams, players and staff promote health and wellness, support local needs and interests, and assist in educational development through NBA D-League Cares programs.