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Mad Ants ready for Drive

The Mad Ants are preparing for their 7 p.m. game at Memorial Coliseum against the Grand Rapids Drive. The Mad Ants (11-10) have lost four straight games and eight of their last nin ...

December 30, 2017 6:50 pm


For Mad Ants, it's relief

With tonight's 118-117 victory over the Grand Rapids Drive in the books, there’s definitely a sense of relief within the Mad Ants’ locker room. “Our attitude an ...

December 30, 2017 10:10 pm


Mad Ants get back on track, win

The Mad Ants got balanced scoring tonight. And maybe they got back on track. They beat the Grand Rapids Drive 118-117, snapping a stretch that had seen them lose four straight ga ...

December 30, 2017 9:20 pm


Pacers sign Poythress

Alex Poythress has been signed by the NBA’s Indiana Pacers, ending his stint as a player on a two-way contract with the Pacers and Mad Ants of the G League. Poythress has p ...

December 28, 2017 2:30 pm


Mad Ants lose 4th straight

The Mad Ants got scoring from the paint – Jarrod Uthoff totaled 24 points and C.J. Fair had 19 – but the outcome was yet another loss, 111-104 to the Erie BayHawks on T ...

December 28, 2017 10:00 pm


Mad Ants' defense porous in latest loss

The Mad Ants never held a lead in their 129-116 loss Tuesday to the Westchester Knicks. And every time they got close, they couldn’t seem to get over the hump. That was the ...

December 26, 2017 10:20 pm


Fair is pivotal for Ants

As the Mad Ants (11-8) try to break from their doldrums tonight against the Westchester Knicks (14-8), I think C.J. Fair may be the pivotal figure. No player on the Fort Wayne rost ...

December 26, 2017 7:00 pm


Leaf, Anigbogu back to Pacers

T.J. Leaf, who was highly productive in his first three G League games, has returned to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers from the Mad Ants. Also going back to the Pacers today was ...

December 23, 2017 7:20 pm


Ants' woes continue in Canada

The Mad Ants’ woes continued with a 98-94 loss to Raptors 905 in Mississauga, Ontario on Saturday. For Fort Wayne (11-8), it was a sixth loss in its last seven games a ...

December 23, 2017 7:30 pm


3 problems with Mad Ants

The Mad Ants have lost five of their last six games, including the 120-117 loss tonight to the Long Island Nets that came despite Walt Lemon Jr.’s 31 points and 10 assists. ...

December 21, 2017 10:50 pm


Keep an eye on this building, Mad Ants fans

I hate to stoke the flames of rumors, but since neither the Indiana Pacers nor the Mad Ants will comment at all about their plans beyond this season, I'm left to pass along interes ...

December 21, 2017 8:50 pm


Previewing Ants vs. Nets

The Mad Ants face the Long Island Nets at Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m. Interesting thing about the Nets, who beat Fort Wayne 115-99 in the season-opening game, is that they are the ...

December 21, 2017 5:30 pm


Stars look good, but Mad Ants lose again

Trey McKinney Jones, who returned Dec. 2 from offseason shoulder surgery, continues to look stronger and had his second straight 18-point game, making 7 of 11 shots in the eighth g ...

December 21, 2017 9:30 pm


Leaf-led Mad Ants snap skid

When the Mad Ants had played the Greensboro Swarm, in the second game of the season, a victory propelled them to an eight-game winning streak that put them atop the G League. The ...

December 18, 2017 9:40 pm


Mad Ants went to paint, won

What was the biggest difference with the Mad Ants tonight in their 127-124 victory over the Greensboro Swarm? The way they attacked the basket. Not only does that get more points ...

December 18, 2017 11:10 pm