Here is an interesting excerpt from the article concerning Notre Dame Players and Open Tryout players:
"In addition, Notre Dame graduates Kyle McAlarney and Ryan Ayers were assigned to the Mad Ants by the NBA D-League as allocated players.
Notre Dame coach Mike Brey said he talked with Rob Kurz recently, and the former Notre Dame forward said he too could end up playing for the Mad Ants this season."
The full list of players who will be in the D-League Draft tonight has been officially released by the NBA D-League.
Some notable names who played ball in Indiana or surrounding states are:
Shagari Alleyne - Kentucky - C HT: 7-3 WT: 270
C.J. Anderson - Xavier - G/F HT: 6-6 WT: 215
James Booyer - IUPU-Indianapolis - PF HT: 6-8 WT: 220
Draelon Burn - Depaul - SG HT: 6-4 WT: 200
Pete Campbell - Butler - F HT: 6-7 WT: 220
David Carson - IPFW - SF HT: 6-6 WT: 215
Russell Carter - Notre Dame - SG HT: 6-4 WT: 200
Jamarcus Ellis - Indiana - SG HT: 6-4 WT: 200
Reece Gaines - Louisville - G/F 6-5 WT: 210
Quemont Greer - Depaul - PF HT: 6-7 WT: 240
Delonte Holland - Depaul - SF HT: 6-7 WT: 220
J.C. Mathis - Michigan - PF HT: 6-8 WT: 225
Corey Minnifield - Illinois-Chicago - F HT: 6-8 WT: 220
A.J. Ratliff - Indiana - SG HT: 6-3 WT: 195
Dar Tucker - Depaul - SG HT: 6-4 WT: 205
Gary Ware - Purdue - PF HT: 6-9 WT: 245
Rod Wilmont - Indiana - SG HT: 6-4 WT: 215
Shagari Alleyne was drafted by the Mad Ants in our inaugural season but was waived during training camp. Corey Minnifield and Rod Wilmont both played for the Mad Ants in the 2007-08 season.
Should be a fun draft. Make sure you stop out by Crazy Pinz tonight for the Mad Ants Draft Party. Party starts at 6pm with the draft itself starting at 7pm. If you cannot to the party you can tune in to NBA TV at 7pm for the first round of the draft.