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 Antics

  • Mad Ants set city tryouts
    The Mad Ants, reigning champions in the D-League, will hold open tryouts in Fort Wayne on Oct. 18 and 19 at the McMillen Community Center.
  • Delving into affiliations for this season
    You can check out today's coverage of the new affiliation alignments in the D-League -- the Mad Ants have 13 teams -- by
  • Explaining how Mad Ants have 13 NBA affiliations
    If you're wondering why the Mad Ants aren't a full-fledged affiliate of an NBA team, it's because they don't want to be. They don't want to sell their operations, opting to remain the lone independent in the D-League. “Our ownership doesn't

Ants trail at half

That six-game home winning streak could be in a spot of trouble here.

Halftime, and the Mad Ants trail Sioux Falls 64-53. The Skyforce has led since a 7-0 run took them from 5-2 down to 9-5 ahead. They've done it primarily because the Ants have been unable to stop them off the dribble up high, and because Sioux Falls has made a living off the kick-out three, hitting 8-of-14 from beyond the arc.

Bad news for the Mad Ants: Besides Tony Mitchell (16 points) and Ron Howard (12), no one's scoring.

Worse news for Ants: They had the ball at the end of the half with a chance to cut the lead to six (or more), only to have Gabe Pruitt steal a soft pass and beat the buzzer with a win-the-car three. It was the Ants' 12 turnover of the game.