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Mad Antics

  • Payne returning to Atlanta
    Adreian Payne has returned to the Atlanta Hawks, but there is a chance he could return to the Mad Ants for their game Friday at Memorial Coliseum.
  • Mad Ants grab 1st win of season
    Led by 28 points from Andre Emmett, the Mad Ants got their first victory over the season Saturday night, defeating the Erie Bayhawks 103-93 in front of 4,617 fans at Erie Insurance Arena.
  • Mad Ants tough start continues
    The Mad Ants’ defense of their D-League championship has gotten off to a rough start. A 99-87 loss Friday at Erie, Pennsylvania, dropped them to 0-3 on the season.

Ants trail at half

The Mad Ants trail 50-44 at the half in their D-League game Friday against Los Angeles.

After falling behind 36-23, the Ants went on a 17-0 run to take a 40-36 lead, but Los Angeles outscored Fort Wayne 14-6 over the last four minutes to take the first half lead.

Ron Howard leads the Ants with 15 points, and Darnell Lazare has 14.

Newly-acquired Darington Hobson, assigned to the Ants from Milwaukee, has 2 points in nearly nine minutes of play.