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Another slow start

My guess is that the Mad Ants should come out about a half hour before the game, break a sweat with a scrimmage or something, then start the game. Because the way they're starting games, something needs to change.

It's halftime on Christmas night, and the Ants are leading Springfield 55-54, but again, they're making it difficult on themselves.

Springfield broke out to a 10-0 lead and led by 11 before the Ants got it in gear.

Rod Wilmont is leading the Ants with 12 points, and Chris Hunter has 10 off the bench. He still seems to be a bit slow out of the blocks, and doesn't appear to be as quick as he was when he played here earlier.

Walker Russell Jr. is five assists and five turnovers from a double-double.