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Switching defense paying off for Ants

If you've seen any of the Mad Ants' first four games of the season – of which they've won three – you've witnessed a...

November 18, 2017 1:00 am


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Pacers send player to Ants for work

Ike Anigbogu, the rookie out of UCLA, was assigned today and is expected to be in the lineup Saturday at Memorial Coliseum against Delaware.

November 15, 2017 1:41 pm


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Mad Ants rally to win 3rd in row

Trailing in the waning seconds at Hoffman Estates, Illinois, the Mad Ants rallied for a 114-111 victory over the Windy City Bulls at the...

November 12, 2017 1:00 am


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Mad Ants rally past Windy City

Trailing in the waning seconds at Hoffman Estates, Illinois, the Mad Ants rallied for a 114-111 victory over the Windy City Bulls at the...

November 11, 2017 10:50 pm


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Ants clamp down on league champs

Je'lon Hornbeak didn't think he played that well when he attended an open tryout Sept. 23, hoping to snag an invitation to the Mad Ants'...

November 11, 2017 1:00 am


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Mad Ants' defense dominates Raptors 905

The Mad Ants’ 104-77 victory tonight over Raptors 905 was pretty darned decisive. The Mad Ants pretty much had their way with the...

November 10, 2017 11:10 pm


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Rookie stands out as Mad Ants beat champs

It was a breakout game for Je’lon Hornbeak, the rookie from Monmouth, who totaled 18 points as the Mad Ants emerged victorious...

November 10, 2017 10:00 pm


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Mad Ants need home cooking

The Mad Ants play eight of their first 11 games at Memorial Coliseum, including tonight against defending champion Raptors 905, so they...

November 10, 2017 7:20 pm


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Jones brings energy, defense to Mad Ants

DeQuan Jones had a team-best four shot blocks in the Mad Ants' 105-93 victory over the Greensboro Swarm on Tuesday night, but there...

November 10, 2017 1:00 am


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Aggressive Ants stingy in home opener

The Mad Ants want stinginess to be a staple of their season and they demonstrated that defensive tenacity Tuesday in a 105-93 victory...

November 8, 2017 1:00 am


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Mad Ants show their speed, win

There was much on which the Mad Ants can build from their 105-93 victory tonight over the Greensboro Swarm –another great...

November 7, 2017 11:00 pm


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Mad Ants' defense up for victory

For a handful of moments, it looked as if the Mad Ants might have another slow start. But the defensive intensity – something they...

November 7, 2017 9:20 pm


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Mad Ants need fast start

The key for the Mad Ants in tonight’s home opener against the Greensboro Swarm? Getting off to a better start than they did in...

November 7, 2017 6:50 pm


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Mad Ants rookie defensive wizard

Particularly informed local basketball fans knew about Tra-Deon Hollins before he was taken by the Mad Ants in the first round of last...

November 7, 2017 1:00 am