Mitchell Awarded for Great Week

By Tommy Schoegler

Mitchell Awarded for Great Week

March 25, 2013 Updated Mar 25, 2013 at 11:20 PM EDT

Fort Wayne (incnow.tv)- Tony Mitchell of the Fort Wayne Mad Ants was today named NBA Development League Co-Performer of the Week for games played March 18 through March 24. The Rio Grande Valley Vipers’ Andrew Goudelock was also named NBA D-League Co-Performer of the Week. This is Mitchell’s second time receiving the honor this season.

The 6-6, 216-pound forward out of Alabama led the Mad Ants to a 2-1 record during the week of March 18, averaging 34.3 points per game, along with 7.3 rebounds, and 3.6 assists. On March 22 Mitchell made a game-tying three pointer as time expired in double overtime, and buried the game-winning jumper in triple overtime against the Austin Toros. He recorded a double-double that night, scoring 47 points and pulling down 12 rebounds.

Other top performers considered include Austin’s Lester Hudson, Bakersfield’s Jerel McNeal, Canton’s Arinze Onuaku, Erie’s Cory Higgins, Idaho’s Justin Holiday, Iowa’s Paul Harris, Los Angeles’ Courtney Fortson, Maine’s Jermaine Taylor, Reno’s Ronald Dupree, Santa Cruz’s Hilton Armstrong, Springfield’s Tyshawn Taylor, Sioux Falls’ Andre Barrett, Texas’ Dwayne Jones, and Tulsa’s Andy Rautins.

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