Mad Ants basketball
Mad Ants to face Erie, other news
The Mad Ants will face the Erie BayHawks in their second-round playoff game 7 p.m. Tuesday at Memorial Coliseum in a matchup decided by the BayHawks’ 96-90 victory Saturday o ...
March 31, 2018 10:00 pm
Mad Ants playoff game now April 3
Zeke Upshaw, who collapsed on the court during the Grand Rapids Drives’ regular-season finale Saturday, died at 26 on Monday. The G League subsequently postponed its first- ...
March 26, 2018 7:00 pm
Expecting Mad Ants game to be pushed back
I have heard back from several people around the G League and it's sounding like the entire playoff schedule will be pushed back in the wake of Zeke Upshaw, a Grand Rapids player, ...
March 26, 2018 5:20 pm
G League player dies
Zeke Upshaw, the Grand Rapids Drive player who collapsed at the end of the Drive's regular-season finale Saturday, has died.
March 26, 2018 2:27 pm
Mad Ants were 1-2 against both potential opponents
Fans of the Mad Ants will want to keep track of the game 7 p.m. Tuesday between the Erie BayHawks and the Lakeland Magic because the winner will be Fort Wayne’s opponent in t ...
March 25, 2018 6:30 pm
Mad Ants close regular season with loss
The Mad Ants had already secured the Central Division title and a bye into the second round of the playoffs, and they rested their top two scorers, Walt Lemon Jr. and DeQuan Jones, ...
March 24, 2018 9:30 pm
Heartwarming presentation at Mad Ants game
Anyone who has been to a Mad Ants game has probably noticed the girl in a wheelchair, accompanied by her mother, who cheers along the sidelines and with the Madame Ants dance team. ...
March 23, 2018 8:50 pm
Bad G League playoff format great for Mad Ants
I will never understand why professional leagues do this, but the G League is not reseeding in its playoffs. If you’re a fan of the Mad Ants, the use of a bracketed format is ...
March 23, 2018 11:00 pm
Mad Ants clinch division title, 1st-round bye
The G League playoffs will be single-elimination until the finals and the Mad Ants did themselves a big favor by taking the first round out of the equation. Their 119-107 victory t ...
March 23, 2018 9:20 pm
How the Mad Ants can get rolling
The Mad Ants can clinch the division title, and the second seed for the Eastern Conference playoffs, with a victory tonight at Memorial Coliseum against the Windy City Bulls. That& ...
March 23, 2018 4:50 pm
Breaking down Mad Ants' playoff scenarios
The Mad Ants' mentality right now is simple: Just win out. But I can't think that way or I wouldn't be doing my job. So I will spell out the scenarios for you as the Mad Ants (28 ...
March 22, 2018 10:00 pm
Mad Ants need Jones, Lemon on same page
How on fire has DeQuan Jones been for the Mad Ants? With 42 points tonight – the fourth highest total in Mad Ants history – he is averaging a mere 28.5 points over his ...
March 20, 2018 1:30 am
Jones' 42 leads Mad Ants to playoffs
There was a time when making the playoffs was aspiration much more than expectation for the Mad Ants, but that was before they won a championship. Once that happens, really, no cha ...
March 19, 2018 9:20 pm
Mad Ants can clinch tonight
The Mad Ants can clinch a playoff spot with a victory tonight at 7 p.m. over the Wisconsin Herd at Memorial Coliseum.
March 19, 2018 2:58 pm
Mad Ants respond, clip BayHawks
Sometimes it’s the smallest thing that can turn a team’s fortunes. In the case of the Mad Ants, it was forcing a shot-clock violation after a timeout and trailing by si ...
March 17, 2018 9:50 pm