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Poythress to make season debut for Ants

Alex Poythress, whose starring role last season for the Mad Ants propelled him to the NBA, will be back on the Memorial Coliseum court Saturday against the Westchester Knicks. Th ...

November 30, 2017 5:30 pm

Anigbogu back to Ants from Pacers

Ike Anigbogu, the rookie second-round pick of the NBA’s Indiana Pacers, has been returned to the streaking Mad Ants in advance of Saturday’s game at Memorial Coliseum against Westchester.

November 29, 2017 5:40 pm

Moore leads Ants to 8th straight win

The Mad Ants tied a franchise record by winning their eighth straight regular season game, defeating the Wisconsin Herd 127-122 on Tuesday night, led by rookie Ben Moore’s 28 ...

November 28, 2017 10:30 pm

Moore's shot gives Mad Ants 7th straight win

The Mad Ants may have squandered a 29-point lead, but they didn’t let their chance at history escape them today. Rookie Ben Moore’s clutch put-back of a Walt Lemon Jr ...

November 26, 2017 8:30 pm

Hicks has been solid

Stephan Hicks has been playing well, albeit under the radar, for the Mad Ants. Heading into the 5 p.m. game today against the Northern Arizona Suns, he's averaging 13.1 points and ...

November 26, 2017 5:00 pm

Mad Ants pregame

Key for Ants? Defense. The Mad Ants may be on a five-game win streak heading into the 7 p.m. game at Memorial Coliseum against the Maine Red Claws, who ousted them from the playo ...

November 24, 2017 6:30 pm

Uthoff terrific in Mad Ants victory

Jarrod Uthoff had 34 points, 16 rebounds and 3 shot blocks – his season-highs in each category – to lead the Mad Ants to a 126-117 victory over the Maine Red Claws toni ...

November 24, 2017 9:50 pm

Pacers recall Anigbogu

Ike Anigbogu was called back to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers from the Mad Ants, after he averaged 12 points and 7.5 rebounds in his first two G League games. The Mad Ants have ...

November 21, 2017 6:40 pm

Ants add Spencer, release Woodbury

Adam Woodbury, who had played sparingly in his 14 months with the Mad Ants, was released today and they have signed forward Skylar Spencer. He will fit in with the defensive mold ...

November 20, 2017 4:50 pm

Fair deals Mad Ants another victory

The outcome was the same – a Mad Ants victory. How they got there was different – Walt Lemon Jr., for the first time this season, didn’t lead them in scoring. I ...

November 20, 2017 9:20 pm

Analyzing Mad Ants' victory over Canton

The Mad Ants’ 91-78 victory tonight over the Canton Charge brought their record to 5-1 and extended their winning streak to five games. That’s their best run since they ...

November 20, 2017 11:10 pm

Blackmon Jr. playing against Ants

The Mad Ants are 3-1 heading into their game tonight with the Delaware 87ers, who are 0-6, and those 87ers have a player very familiar to Fort Wayne basketball fans – former ...

November 18, 2017 7:00 pm

Offensive show for Mad Ants

The Mad Ants may have gotten more of a challenge than they’d expected, but they still kept up their winning ways. A strong second half from Fort Wayne resulted in a 127-115 v ...

November 18, 2017 9:20 pm

Blackmon 'learning a lot' in pros

James Blackmon Jr., the former Bishop Luers and Indiana University star, had 20 points on 8-of-11 shooting for the Delaware 87ers tonight. But they remained winless in a 127-115 ...

November 18, 2017 11:20 pm

Pacers send player to Ants for work

Ike Anigbogu, the rookie out of UCLA, was assigned today and is expected to be in the lineup Saturday at Memorial Coliseum against Delaware.

November 15, 2017 1:41 pm