Reno Bighorns vs. Fort Wayne Mad Ants, February 19, 2016

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Friday, February 19, 2016

BIGHORNS OUT-SHOOT THE MAD ANTS

— ELEVENTH STRAIGHT HOME WIN–

Reno, Nev. —- With the Bighorns scoring 83 points in the first half and Ricky Ledo netting 38 points, the Bighorns logged their seventh straight win when they defeated the Fort Wayne Mad Ants 135-117 Friday Night at the Reno Events Center.

The Friday night victory marks the eleventh game in a row the Bighorns have won at home.

Ledo led the Bighorns with 38 points, four rebounds and six assists. Erick Green had 26 points, three rebounds and three assists while Sacramento Kings assignment player Duje Dukan notched 19 points and four rebounds during the Friday night contest. David Stockton added 11 points and seven assists for the Bighorns.

In the first quarter, Ledo paced the Bighorns with 20 points. Ledo went 7-8 from the field and 3-3 from three-point range in the first quarter. Green notched 11 points while Dukan had five points.

During the second quarter, Ledo had nine points, two rebounds and three assists. Green followed Ledo closely, totaling nine points in the second quarter. Stockton notched seven points and three assists in the second quarter.

The Bighorns outscored the Mad Ants 83-64 in the first half. The Bighorns shot 66 percent from the filed compared to the Mad Ants shooting 48 percent from the field.

Dukan led the Bighorns in the third quarter with seven points as Cliff Hammonds scored five points and two rebounds. Stockton had four points and two assists in the quarter.

In the final quarter, Green totaled six points, three rebounds and two assists while Ledo had six points and two assists. Hammonds and Reggie Hearn each added five points, two rebounds and two assists for the Bighorns during the quarter.

The Bighorns travel to Los Angeles to face the D-Fenders Saturday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m.

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About the Reno Bighorns:

The Reno Bighorns are a member of the NBA Development League, the official minor league of the NBA. The Bighorns are affiliated with the Sacramento Kings. Season tickets for the 2015-16 season are on sale now! For more information, call the Bighorns front office at 775-853-8220 or visit RenoBighorns.com. Follow us on Twitter @renobighorns and “like” the Bighorns on Facebook at facebook.com/bighornshoops. 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 19 teams with direct affiliations with NBA franchises for the 2015-16 season, the league offers elite professional basketball at an affordable price in a fun, family-friendly atmosphere. An all-time high 38 percent of all NBA players at the end of the 2014-15 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. Fans can watch all NBA D-League games on nbadleague.com.

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