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Niang returning to Mad Ants

The Mad Ants got a boost heading into their regular-season finale Saturday against the Canton Charge, as the parent Indiana Pacers have sent Georges Niang back to Fort Wayne.

March 31, 2017 1:09 pm


A lot at stake in Mad Ants finale

The Mad Ants have spent the last few weeks worrying about themselves, not what was happening in games around the league. The focus has been winning and getting primed for the posts ...

March 31, 2017 9:50 pm


Mad Ants open for playoffs Tuesday

We don't yet know the opponent, but the Mad Ants will open the playoffs at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Coliseum.

March 30, 2017 1:50 pm


Uthoff signs multi-year contract with Dallas

Hopes that Jarrod Uthoff would return to the Mad Ants for the regular-season finale and the playoffs were erased today when he signed a multi-year contract with the NBA’s Dal ...

March 29, 2017 8:30 pm


3rd seed still possible for Mad Ants

The Mad Ants, who clinched a playoff spot today with a 116-100 victory over the Long Island Nets, in front of a whopping 363 fans at the Barclays Center, could still get the third ...

March 28, 2017 9:30 pm


Mad Ants beat Long Island, qualify for playoffs

The Mad Ants are going to the playoffs for the fourth time in five years. A 116-100 victory today over the Long Island Nets guarantees that.

March 28, 2017 7:40 pm


3rd seed still possible for Mad Ants

The Mad Ants, who clinched a playoff spot today with a 116-100 victory over the Long Island Nets, in front of a whopping 363 fans at the Barclays Center, could still get the third ...

March 28, 2017 6:26 pm


Mad Ants beat Long Island, qualify for playoffs

The Mad Ants are going to the playoffs for the fourth time in five years. A 116-100 victory today over the Long Island Nets guarantees that.

March 28, 2017 1:12 pm


Setting stage for Mad Ants' playoff push

It’s almost certain that the Mad Ants will be in the playoffs. But the possibility, infinitesimal as it might be, that the team could still miss the postseason is actually so ...

March 27, 2017 12:11 pm


The Mad Ants will have to keep waiting to clinch a playoff berth for the fourth time in five seasons. Because Maine lost today, 128-115 to Reno, there is still a slim mathematical ...

March 26, 2017 3:11 pm


Maine's loss means Ants still waiting

The Mad Ants will have to keep waiting to clinch a playoff berth for the fourth time in five seasons. Because Maine lost today, 128-115 to Reno, there is still a slim mathematical ...

March 26, 2017 2:06 pm


Shocking end in Mad Ants loss

The Mad Ants needed a victory and a Delaware loss to clinch a playoff spot for the fourth time in five years. They didn’t take care of their own end of the bargain. A fortui ...

March 25, 2017 6:48 pm


D-League players not coddled like NBA's

It really is amazing that taking days off is such an issue in the NBA these days, when you compare it to what players in the D-League must do. The Mad Ants, scrapping for playoff ...

March 24, 2017 2:21 pm


What's up with Mad Ants' Bentil?

Since returning to the Mad Ants from the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks, Ben Bentil has played sporadically. It should be noted, he came back with a back injury that forced him to m ...

March 24, 2017 7:48 pm


Poythress, Hansbrough big in Mad Ants' win

The Mad Ants got another victory tonight – their fourth in the last five games – but it wasn’t enough to clinch a playoff spot. It did, however, ensure the Grand ...

March 24, 2017 6:34 pm