Indiana basketball legend Kent Benson will be a part of the Mad Ants final home game celebrations at 5 p.m. Sunday. Benson is best known for leading the 1976 undefeated Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team to a National Championship, where he averaged 17.3 points and 8.8 rebounds a game for the season. One Benson ended his college career with 1,740 points, 1,031 rebounds and finished with a 71.5 free throw and 53.6 field goal percentage. He is currently the number two rebounder in school history.
The Mad Ants will be offering an exclusive meet and greet with Benson to any Indiana University Alumni from 4:30-4:45pm as well as discounted tickets to the game. IU alumni can order tickets by calling the Mad Ants office at (260) 469-HOOP (4667).
The Mad Ants will also be presenting Benson with a special recognition just prior to tip-off, and Kent will also address all those who are in attendance. Other final game celebrations include nationally renowned Half-time act Quick Change, naming of the season's MVP, and an autograph session from all 10 players and Madame Ants immediately following the game.
The team will complete the 2009-2010 season at home by taking on the Albuquerque Thunderbirds.