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Mad Antics

  • New affiliates for the Mad Ants
    While nothing has been formally announced, the Mad Ants are likely to take on affiliations with the Brooklyn Nets and Minnesota Timberwolves.
  • 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.

Mad Ants beat Springfield

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants continue to chase the first playoff berth in their history.

The Ants (21-20) moved above .500 and stayed hot on Erie’s heels for the last playoff spot with a 121-106 victory Friday night over the Armor at Springfield, Mass.

A 47-point third quarter blew up what had been a 53-53 tie at halftime, as the Ants rode the trio of Anthony Richardson, Brandon Wallace and Tony Mitchell, who combined for 74 points.

Wallace finished with 26.points and six rebounds,Richardsonhad 25 and six and Mitchell scored 23. Ron Howard had nine points and 10 assists for the Ants.