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Mad Antics

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Turnstiles keep turning

Here's the thing about the Mad Ants: If you don't like a certain player, wait around a bit; chances are he'll be gone.

Three players were waived Monday - two of them by injury. Sean Sonderleiter and Sadiel Rojas were waived becasue of injury. Rojas, with a back problem, is likely out for the season. Also cut was 7-foot-1 center Mike Tisdale.

Three players were added to the roster, including guard Devan Downey, who is coming back after an ankle injury that put him in a walking boot.

The Ants pulled two guys off the NBA D-League scrap heap, aka the player pool. Kevin Coble, a 6-8 forward who played at Northwestern, and 6-9 forward Ben McCauley, who played at North Carolina State. They, along with Downey, will be in uniform when the Ants play at Erie on Tuesday.