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Moore hits winner for hot Mad Ants

Ben Moore’s layup with 4.1 seconds left in Canton, Ohio was the difference as the Mad Ants defeated the Canton Charge 112-110 on Friday. Canton had a chance to win it, but ...

February 23, 2018 9:20 pm

Short-handed Ants show grit in win

As far as gritty victories go, this was a big one for the Mad Ants. Without arguably the G League’s leading MVP candidate, Walt Lemon Jr., and their captain, Trey McKinney ...

February 21, 2018 10:40 pm

Mad Ants losing McKinney Jones, Lemon to NBA

The Mad Ants have been owned and operated by the Indiana Pacers for three seasons, but the relationship goes back much further. The teams have been at least partially affiliated si ...

February 20, 2018 3:30 pm

Mad Ants' Jones dunk champion

Mad Ants forward DeQuan Jones won the G League’s Slam Dunk Contest on Sunday, defeating Michael Bryson of the Iowa Wolves in the final round at the Los Angeles Convention Cen ...

February 18, 2018 6:50 pm

Mad Ants trade Fair to Windy City

C.J. Fair’s disappointing return to the Mad Ants is over. He was traded today to the Windy City Bulls for Duje Dukan and the rights to Henry Sims, who has 135 games of NBA ex ...

February 12, 2018 5:30 pm

Pacers recall Anigbogu from Mad Ants

Rookie Ike Anigbogu was recalled by the Indiana Pacers. In 14 games with the Mad Ants, he has averaged 6.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 1.8 shot blocks. He has only 27 minutes  ...

February 11, 2018 6:40 pm

Lemon drops 40 in Ants' turnaround victory

Walt Lemon Jr. had 40 points, becoming the first Mad Ants player to hit that mark since Tony Mitchell back in 2013. Almost as impressive was the turnaround made by the Central Di ...

February 10, 2018 10:10 pm

McKinney Jones invited to USA World Cup training camp

Mad Ants guard Trey McKinney Jones is among the 14 G League players invited to the USA World Cup Qualifying Team training camp, which begins Feb. 15.

February 8, 2018 2:14 pm

Wilkins leads Swarm past Ants

DeQuan Jones had 29 points and Walt Lemon Jr. added 24, but it wasn’t enough for the Mad Ants to avoid a 118-102 loss to the Greensboro Swarm tonight in front of 1,063 fans a ...

February 7, 2018 9:50 pm

Ants, Coliseum in talks for new lease

Any fears that the Mad Ants won’t remain in Fort Wayne after this season can be dispatched, it seems, because the G League team has begun negotiations with Memorial Coliseum ...

February 7, 2018 6:20 pm

Moore called up to Pacers

Ben Moore has been called up to the Indiana Pacers from the Mad Ants. The rookie had one NBA appearance before the recall. In 29 games with the Mad Ants he averaged 11.4 points and ...

February 5, 2018 5:40 pm

Lemon, Uthoff lead Ants past Nets

Glenn Robinson III got his second rehabilitation game in with the Mad Ants and had similar results, totaling 10 points on 3-of-12 shooting with five rebounds and two assists. Meanw ...

February 3, 2018 10:00 pm

Ants' Lemon midseason All-League

Mad Ants guard Walt Lemon Jr. was named to the G League’s Midseason Eastern Conference All-League team. This is the league’s way of honoring all-stars with the G League ...

February 3, 2018 9:30 pm

Robinson back with Ants on Saturday

Glenn Robinson III will be back with the Mad Ants for a second game Saturday, when they play host to the Long Island Nets at 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum. Robinson had 12 points, ...

February 2, 2018 9:40 pm

Pacers recall Robinson III

The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have recalled Glenn Robinson III from the Mad Ants. He will join the team for the Pacers’ road game at Charlotte Friday. As part ...

February 1, 2018 10:30 pm