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Nets Squish Mad Ants During Education Day Game at Nassau Coliseum

March 20, 2024 - NBA G League (G League)
Long Island Nets News Release

LONG ISLAND - The Long Island Nets (17-14), the NBA G League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, defeated the Indiana Mad Ants (18-12), 110-106, during the team's annual Education Day game at Nassau Coliseum. The Nets surpassed their single-game attendance record during Wednesday's game with an attendance of 6,472, surpassing their previously set record of 6,248 during the 2018-19 season.

Six Nets scored in double figures in the win, including Brooklyn assignee Noah Clowney, who posted a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds to go along with one assist in 38 minutes. Guard Kyler Edwards tallied 18 points, three rebounds, five assists and one steal in 35 minutes. Forward Kaiser Gates added 15 points, one rebound, one assist and three steals in 33 minutes. Forward Davion Warren recorded 14 points, four rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in 24 minutes. Guard Nate Pierre-Louis added 13 points, eight rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block in 26 minutes. Brooklyn two-way guard Jacob Gilyard posted a double-double with 12 points and 11 assists in addition to one rebound and three steals in 33 minutes.

Indiana got off to a strong start in the first quarter, as they shot 57.9 percent from the field. The Mad Ants closed the period ahead by nine, 33-24. Long Island worked hard in the second quarter, as they outscored Indiana 33-23 in the period on 61.9 percent shooting from the field. The Nets took the lead and closed the half ahead by one, 57-56.

Long Island maintained its momentum in the third quarter, outscoring the Mad Ants 23-20. The Nets kept their lead and went into the final period ahead by four, 80-76. Despite both teams scoring an even 30 points each in the fourth quarter, Long Island shot 57.9 percent from the field and 40.0 percent from deep. The Nets went on to defeat the Mad Ants by four, 110-106.

Indiana two-way guard Isaiah Wong tallied 21 points, four rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 25 minutes. Pacers two-way center Oscar Tshiebwe notched a double-double with 17 points and 16 rebounds in addition to two assists in 20 minutes.

Long Island will face Indiana at home again in a back-to-back on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m. ET.

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