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Mad Antics

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Mad Ants end losing streak

The Mad Ants ended their five-game losing streak Saturday with a 95-85 victory over Springfield at Memorial Coliseum.

Warsaw native and Indiana Pacers center Miles Plumlee, assigned to the Ants, scored 28 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Ants (3-7) to their first win since Nov. 30.

The Ants played the final 3:11 without point guard Walker Russell Jr., who re-injured a groin pull. Kim English, assigned to the Ants from Detroit, played point the remainder of the game.

English finished with 15 points and 8 assists, and Russell had 11 points and 9 assists.