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Alize Johnson, Anigbogu back to Mad Ants

The NBA’s Indiana Pacers have reassigned Alize Johnson and Ike Anigbogu back to the Mad Ants, who play host to Raptors 905 at 7 p.m. Friday at Memorial Coliseum. In 18 game ...

January 30, 2019 4:50 pm

Pacers recall Mad Ants' Anigbogu

The Indiana Pacers recalled Ike Anigbogu from the Mad Ants. He is averaging 11.2 points, 9.9 rebounds and 1.9 shot blocks in 19 games with Fort Wayne.  ...

January 27, 2019 6:10 pm

Johnson, Gray lead Mad Ants past Charge

Omari Johnson scored 24 points, tying his season high, and rookie Rob Gray had 24, too, as they led the the Mad Ants to a 116-102 victory over the host Canton Charge tonight to sna ...

January 26, 2019 10:10 pm

Ants to lose Sumner to Pacers

With Victor Oladipo ruled out for the remainder of the Indiana Pacers’ season with a ruptured quad tendon in his right knee, the Mad Ants are likely going to lose Edmond Sumn ...

January 24, 2019 5:10 pm

Gray, Sumner surge in Mad Ants' loss

Rookie Rob Gray had a career-best 35 points and Edmond Sumner scored 33 points – two short of his career high – but it wasn’t enough to help the short-handed Mad ...

January 23, 2019 10:10 pm

Ants trade Stewart to Wisconsin for Barnett, Nwamu

The Mad Ants said today they have acquired Jordan Barnett and Ike Nwamu from Wisconsin in exchange for Elijah Stewart and the returning player rights to Alex Hamilton.

January 22, 2019 12:58 pm

Hicks gets 1st NBA shot

Stephan Hicks, the longest tenured Mad Ants player, has gotten his shot in the NBA. The Indiana Pacers, who own and operate the Mad Ants, signed Hicks to a 10-day contract in advan ...

January 20, 2019 6:10 pm

Will Anigbogu play for Ants?

For what it's worth, Ike Anigbogu is listed among the Mad Ants' probable starters for tonight's game at Memorial Coliseum against the Lakeland Magic. He played only seven minutes i ...

January 19, 2019 6:50 pm

Mad Ants squander opportunity, lose

The Mad Ants went from winning 5 of 6 games to losing on back-to-back nights, including a 107-92 loss to the Lakeland Magic today in front of an announced crowd of 2,448 fans at Me ...

January 19, 2019 9:40 pm

Back-to-back losses for Mad Ants

Just when you think you’ve figured out the young Mad Ants, they drop back-to-back games. They came in to the weekend having won 5 of 6 games and taken control of the Centra ...

January 19, 2019 9:10 pm

Sumner scores 33 in Mad Ants' loss

Edmond Sumner had another fine game, totaling a game-best 33 points, but the Mad Ants lost 123-105 to the Grand Rapids Drive in front of 4,198 fans at the DeltaPlex Arena in Grand ...

January 18, 2019 9:30 pm

Mad Ants' Saturday game still on

Despite weather concerns, the Mad Ants told The Journal Gazette that their 7 p.m. Saturday game at Memorial Coliseum against the Lakeland Magic will go on as planned. Team presid ...

January 18, 2019 5:20 pm

Thibodeaux's patience pays off in Ants' victory

Travin Thibodeaux knew he'd eventually get his chance to shine. It came tonight at Memorial Coliseum – in a 105-90 victory over the Agua Caliente Clippers of Ontario – ...

January 14, 2019 10:10 pm

Buzzer shot leads Mad Ants to victory

Omari Johnson’s shot at the buzzer led the Mad Ants to a dramatic 120-119 victory over the Erie BayHawks, concluding a wild, emotional night at Memorial Coliseum. The shot ...

January 11, 2019 9:20 pm

Hicks back to guard for Ants

With Edmond Sumber and Alize Johnson back with the NBA's Indiana Pacers, that has put Stephan Hicks back in the Mad Ants' backcourt for tonight's game with the Erie BayHawks at Mem ...

January 11, 2019 7:10 pm