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Mad Ants drive by Grand Rapids

DeQuan Jones had 26 points and eight rebounds for the Mad Ants, who staved off a second-half comeback and defeated the Grand Rapids Drive 115-104 at Little Caesars Arena in Detroit ...

February 28, 2018 4:50 pm


Jones totals 40 points, Ants win again

DeQuan Jones starring for the Mad Ants isn’t anything new; he’s been pretty much ruling the G League for four weeks. Ike Anigbogu, though, had been a mixed bag before ...

February 25, 2018 7:20 pm


Hollins has wild double-double for Mad Ants

We can talk about DeQuan Jones’ 40 points – he’s only the second Mad Ants player since 2013 to do it (Walt Lemon Jr. was the other) – and it was of course t ...

February 25, 2018 8:20 pm


Here to see Ants' Hollins

The Mad Ants, who take on the Iowa Wolves at 5 p.m., haven't played at Memorial Coliseum since Feb 3. The thing I'm most interested to see now is the offense being run solely by Tr ...

February 25, 2018 5:10 pm


Mad Ants sign Orris, get Pacer

The Central Division-leading Mad Ants, who play host to the Iowa Wolves at 5 p.m. Sunday, have won seven of their last nine games. Their roster has, yet again, changed quite a bit. ...

February 24, 2018 7:50 pm


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


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


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