You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Mad Ants NBADL

  • D-League president ‘listening and learning’
    Malcolm Turner had been on the job as the D-League’s new president for only four days when he made his first visit to Memorial Coliseum.
  • Whistle in final second grates on Mad Ants
      except the 15 or so players and coaches with the Maine Red Claws – wanted to hear Sunday.
  • Skyforce crashes Mad Ants’ party
      Learning how to close out games successfully can take some time – especially for the Mad Ants, a team that's composed of almost an entirely new cast of players – and Fort Wayne came out of its season-opening 77-70 loss to the

D-League preview: Mad Ants vs. Los Angeles

When: 10 p.m. today

Where: El Segundo, Calif.

Records: Mad Ants 10-10, Los Angeles 6-10


Mad Ants leaders: Ron Howard (19.8 ppg), Luke Harangody (14.7 rpg), Howard (4.7 apg)

Los Angeles leaders: Courtney Fortson (19.7 ppg), Ronald Dupree (7.2 rpg), Fortson (5.7 apg)

Key matchup: Former Notre Dame player Luke Harangody has been a beast recently. The forward who has yet to lose in a Mad Ants uniform has had five double-doubles in the seven games played. In his last three outings, Harangody has had 19 points, 21 rebounds; 18 and 10, and 27 and 18.

The skinny: A victory over Los Angeles tonight, and the Ants will double what was once the franchise’s longest winning streak – four. Along the way, the Ants have blasted most of their opponents. A six-point win over Tulsa in the second game of the D-League Showcase in Reno, Nev., is the only time the team has not won by double digits during the winning streak. Three of the wins have been by 24 points or more – Erie (28), Santa Cruz (28) and Erie (24). … Los Angeles enters the game on a two-game losing streak, both to Bakersfield. The D-Fenders have a former Ants player in 6-foot-11 Jarrid Famous, who averages 10.5 points and 7 rebounds.

– Steve Warden, The Journal Gazette