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Mad Antics


Halftime message: Stop No. 34

It's halftime at the Mad Ants-Springfield game at Memorial Coliseum, and both teams are in their respective locker rooms as I speak. So I don't know what's exactly being said by Ants coach Joey Meyer.

My guess is that he's suggesting somebody guard No. 34 on the Armor, Jerry Smith.

Smith scored 22 of Springfield's 31 second quarter points, and the Ants trail 50-47 at the half - this after leading 27-19 after the first period.

With his 22 points, Smith, a 6-2 guard from Louisville (insert NCAA comment here), doubled the 11-point output in the first half by the Springfield starters.

Darnell Lazare has 14 points to lead Fort Wayne, and Chris Kramer has four points and six assists without a turnover. He does, however, have three fouls - the last coming on a three-quarter court collision with Scottie Reynolds.