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Mad Antics

  • Several Mad Ants stars to Europe
    Everyone knew the Mad Ants roster would look different, even in the wake of the team's first D-League championship.
  • Tryout information
    The Mad Ants will hold an open tryout from 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Quest Multisport Complex in Chicago.
  • Howard not sure on return to Mad Ants this season
    Howard has had some interest from NBA teams – that's nothing new, though Howard has never made a regular-season roster – and is again fielding offers from teams in Europe.

Ants trail at half

It's halftime in the Coliseum and the Mad Ants trail Canton 46-39.

The Ants built an early 12-7 lead, but scored just eight points in the final eight minutes and fell behind after the first quarter, 22-20.

With 41 seconds left in the first half, the Ants trailed 42-39, but Canton scored the final two baskets to take the seven-point halftime lead.

Ron Howard leads the Ants with 16 points. JaJuan Johnson has played his best half since joining the team, with 8 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocked shots.