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Ants get 2 back, still lose

March 12, 2019

Rob Gray scored 19 points, not nearly enough to help the Mad Ants avoid their 10th loss in their last 12 games.

They fell 112-82 to Raptors 905 on Monday night in front of an announced crowd of 3,832 at the Paramount Fine Foods Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.

Before the game, the NBA’s Indiana Pacers sent Alize Johnson and Edmond Sumner back to the Mad Ants (20-25).

Johnson had 16 points and 15 rebounds : he had come in averaging a double-double in G League action with 19.2 points and 13.6 rebounds over 25 games : and Sumner had 10 points Monday.

Jovan Mooring added 15 points for the Mad Ants, who had won their previous game, 110-98 over the Lakeland Magic on Friday at Memorial Coliseum. They play their next two games on the road against the Capital City Go-Go on Thursday and Saturday.

The Raptors (28-18) were paced by former Mad Ants player Jordan Loyd, who scored 24 points and dished out 12 assists. Wade Baldwin IV added 23 points.

The Raptors closed the game out strong, scoring 31 of the final 41 points.

The Raptors won two of the three regular-season meetings between the teams.

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