Sioux Falls Skyforce

Game Preview: vs Mad Ants

December 5, 2023 - NBA G League (G League)
Sioux Falls Skyforce News Release

Last Meeting: L, 129-114 in Sioux Falls on 11/11/23

Live Stream: Bally Sports Sun, ESPN+

All-Time Record: 30-29

Streak: L1

The Skyforce is fresh off two victories on the road last week, with the first place Indiana Mad Ants coming to the Sanford Pentagon tonight. Only 1.5 games separates the Force and Mad Ants for top spot in the division.

Sioux Falls erased a 17-point deficit on Friday night en route to a 113-109 victory over the Cleveland Charge.

Drew Peterson led Sioux Falls (6-4) with 25 points on 9-15 FGA, nine rebounds and six assists, while Alondes Williams secured his fourth-straight game of 20+ points with 23 points, five rebounds and five assists. Caleb Daniels posted a career-high 24 points, while Justin Champagnie had 21 points and 16 rebounds to round out top performers for the Force.

The Mad Ants (7-1) come into the contest with the Force with the best record in the NBA G League, with victories in their last six outings. Two-way player Oscar Tshiebwe is leading the team with 10.2 points on 59.2 percent shooting and 18.5 rebounds in six games, while fellow two-way player Isaiah Wong is averaging 18.3 points and 4.4 rebounds.

Indiana took the first meeting 129-114 on 11/11. as Tshiwbwe had 33 points and 22 rebounds, while six other Mad Ants players scored in double figures. Champagnie led the Force with 27 points on 11-20 FGA, four rebounds and three assists, while Bryson Warren chipped in 18 points on 4-8 3PA off the bench.

The Skyforce returns home on Wednesday in a rematch with the Grand Rapids Gold before hitting the road next week to round out Showcase Cup play at Motor City on Tuesday and Windy City on Friday.

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