FORT WAYNE, IN – The Canton Charge (20-28), powered by the Cleveland Cavaliers, defeated the Fort Wayne Mad Ants (26-20), 117-99, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum on Friday night.
The Charge we led by JaCorey Williams’s 13th double-double of the season of 22 points and a season-high 16 rebounds in 41 minutes. Isaac Hamilton scored a career-high 23 points on 8-of-13 shooting and 4-of-8 from three-point range in 37 minutes. Scoochie Smith posted his first double-double as a member of the Charge by scoring 16 points on 7-of-11 shooting with 12 assists in 39 minutes. Grant Jerrett had his third double-double of the season with 16 points and 11 boards in 29 minutes. Gerald Beverly tied his season-best with 15 points on a perfect 7-of-7 from the floor.
Fort Wayne was paced by a team-high 16 points and seven boards in 38 minutes from Jared Uthoff. Stephan Hicks had a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds with two steals in 40 minutes. Ben Moore came off the bench to provide the Mad Ants with a double-double of 15 points and 10 rebounds in 26 minutes.
The Charge wrap up their 2017-18 home schedule with Fan Appreciation Night this Saturday, March 17th at 7:00 p.m. against the Wisconsin Herd (Milwaukee Bucks). The first 2,500 fans in the Civic Center will receive a Cavs shield logo pillow courtesy of State Farm, while the C Squad Prize Patrol will be handing out loot to fans all night long! 2018-19 Charge Nation Memberships are on sale NOW! Place your $100 per seat initial payment today and receive the rest of the 2017-18 season for FREE in addition to all the other great benefits of being a Charge Nation Member. Visit CantonCharge.com or call 866-444-1944 to sign up today.
The Canton Charge are part of the Cleveland Cavaliers and Quicken Loans Arena organization and are also owned by a group led by Cavaliers Chairman and Quicken Loans Founder and Chairman Dan Gilbert. The group also owns and operates the Cleveland Gladiators of the Arena Football League and the Cleveland Monsters of the American Hockey League, both of which play their games at Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.
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