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Huge lead blown in Mad Ants' loss

The Mad Ants had never before played at Lakeland, Florida, and after what happened this weekend they are probably in no rush to return. A 109-108 overtime loss Saturday to the La ...

December 9, 2017 9:50 pm


All-Star Game takes on international format

The G League announced a new format for the All-Star Game, which will be 4:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Now called the NBA G League International Challenge ...

December 9, 2017 7:40 pm


Mad Ants squander lead in loss

Walt Lemon Jr. had 20 points on 9-of-16 shooting, but the Mad Ants lost for only the second time in their last 12 games, falling 106-101 on Friday night to the Lakeland Magic at th ...

December 8, 2017 10:00 pm


Poythress leads Ants to 10-2 record

Alex Poythress’ third G League game of the season was his best so far, a 30-point, 13-rebound effort in a 116-104 victory over the Westchester Knicks that propelled Fort Wayn ...

December 6, 2017 10:50 pm


Pacers recall Anigbogu

Ike Anigbogu, who has averaged 8.5 points and 6.8 rebounds over four games with the Mad Ants, has been recalled by the NBA’s Indiana Pacers, who selected him in the second ro ...

December 5, 2017 6:00 pm


Sharing the ball key for Mad Ants

The key to the Mad Ants' 106-97 victory tonight over the Reno Bighorns? Not just Walt Lemon Jr.'s 28 points or the 25 rebounds that Jarrod Uthoff and Alex Poythress combined for at ...

December 4, 2017 10:40 pm


Lemon returns to form, Mad Ants win

Walt Lemon Jr. may have come into the night with the fourth best scoring average in the G League – 24.8 points per game – but he was coming off his least productive nig ...

December 4, 2017 10:10 pm


No Hearn for Reno tonight

Reggie Hearn, the Snider graduate, won't be in the lineup today's for the 7 p.m. game at Memorial Coliseum for the Reno Bighorns against the Mad Ants. He recently sprained his ankl ...

December 4, 2017 7:00 pm


For Ants, is talent or streak more important?

The Mad Ants have won eight straight games. One more victory — tonight at Memorial Coliseum against the Westchester Knicks — and they will set a new franchise record fo ...

December 2, 2017 6:30 pm


Mad Ants' streak ends, despite all the talent

The Mad Ants fielded, unquestionably, their most talented lineup of the season. But it may have come at the expense of chemistry. Despite having two NBA-contracted players down ...

December 2, 2017 9:20 pm


Epic battle: Winning vs. development

This is a night when you can’t help but realize that winning takes a back seat to development. And in a city like Fort Wayne, that doesn’t always fly. Just ask a certai ...

December 2, 2017 10:50 pm