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Mad Ants need Jones, Lemon on same page

How on fire has DeQuan Jones been for the Mad Ants? With 42 points tonight – the fourth highest total in Mad Ants history – he is averaging a mere 28.5 points over his ...

March 20, 2018 1:30 am

Jones' 42 leads Mad Ants to playoffs

There was a time when making the playoffs was aspiration much more than expectation for the Mad Ants, but that was before they won a championship. Once that happens, really, no cha ...

March 19, 2018 9:20 pm

Mad Ants can clinch tonight

The Mad Ants can clinch a playoff spot with a victory tonight at 7 p.m. over the Wisconsin Herd at Memorial Coliseum.

March 19, 2018 2:58 pm

Mad Ants respond, clip BayHawks

Sometimes it’s the smallest thing that can turn a team’s fortunes. In the case of the Mad Ants, it was forcing a shot-clock violation after a timeout and trailing by si ...

March 17, 2018 9:50 pm

Mad Ants coach embarrassed by loss

Walt Lemon Jr. was back on the Memorial Coliseum court after a 20-day stint with the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans. The Mad Ants can now boast they have four players – Lem ...

March 16, 2018 10:30 pm

Lemon Jr. back with Mad Ants

The Mad Ants announced today the return of guard Walt Lemon Jr. Lemon Jr. signed two separate 10-day contracts with the New Orleans Pelicans. He averaged 3.4 points and 1.0 assis ...

March 15, 2018 2:30 pm

Poythress back to Pacers after 1 game

Alex Poythress has been recalled to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers after a one-game stint with the Mad Ants. Poythress had 20 points, eight rebounds and three assists in the Mad An ...

March 14, 2018 10:30 pm

Mad Ants fall in OT at Grand Rapids

There were eight lead changes, 12 ties and no lead greater than eight points. It took overtime before anyone emerged victorious, and that was the Grand Rapids Drive, 116-112 over t ...

March 13, 2018 3:30 pm

Poythress back with Mad Ants

The Indiana Pacers have recalled Ike Anigbogu from the Mad Ants but sent them Alex Poythress. Anigbogu is coming off a career-best 20 points in the Mad Ants’ 113-110 victor ...

March 10, 2018 9:00 pm

Anigbogu back to Pacers

The NBA's Indiana Pacers recalled center Ike Anigbogu, who was coming off a career-best 20 points in the Mad Ants' 113-110 victory Friday over the Delaware 87ers. The Mad Ants are ...

March 10, 2018 12:30 pm

Can 87ers by Ants' remedy?

The Mad Ants have lost three straight games. Good thing they are playing the Delaware 87ers. Not only is Fort Wayne 25-18 and Delaware a lowly 13-31, but the 87ers allowed Fort Way ...

March 9, 2018 7:00 pm

Mad Ants get the W among the Ts

As if the Mad Ants weren’t frustrated enough with their first three-game losing streak since December, they had to deal with losing DeQuan Jones, quite possibly the G League& ...

March 9, 2018 9:40 pm

Sometimes G League refs boggle the mind

The Mad Ants' 113-110 victory over Delaware tonight had nine technical fouls and almost all of them were for berating the referees. We have to remember, this is a developmental lea ...

March 9, 2018 11:20 pm

Ants swept in Lone Star State

The Mad Ants fought their way back from a dismal start, but they wound up losing just the same – 117-105 to the Texas Legends in front of 5,562 fans at Dr. Pepper Arena in Fr ...

March 7, 2018 11:10 pm

Mad Ants lose second straight

The Mad Ants have lost back-to-back games for the first time in 2018, thanks to a 119-116 loss to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers on Tuesday night at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texa ...

March 6, 2018 10:40 pm