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Update on Mad Ants' Hollins

Tra-Deon Hollins, who suffered a knee injury in the Mad Ants' loss Thursday to Raptors 905, will be a game-time decision Saturday when Fort Wayne plays host to Windy City at 7 p.m. ...

November 30, 2018 11:00 pm


Pacers night for Mad Ants on Saturday

When the Mad Ants play host to the Windy City Bulls at Memorial Coliseum at 7 p.m. Saturday, it will be Pacers night. Not only will the NBA team’s mascot, Boomer, be on han ...

November 30, 2018 4:50 pm


Raptors 905's player suspended before Ants game

When the Mad Ants play host to Raptors 905 at 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum, they won’t have to deal with Uche Ofoegbu. He was suspended by the G League two games – as wa ...

November 29, 2018 5:00 pm


Mad Ants: All about the defense

The number 60 stood out from the postgame statistical data like a sore thumb tonight. That's the percent of shots – 60 – that Raptors 905 made from the field in its 136 ...

November 29, 2018 11:30 pm


Mad Ants fall flat late in loss

Alize Johnson led the Mad Ants’ scoring in the first half. But Raptors 905 contained him in the second half. That may have been the difference as the Raptors defeated Fort ...

November 29, 2018 9:30 pm


Rookies have big day in Mad Ants' victory

For the second time in his brief Mad Ants career, Alize Johnson went over the 20-rebound mark. But again he fell just short of matching Rob Kurz’s franchise record for boards ...

November 25, 2018 6:00 pm


Mad Ants fall on Goodwin's late shot

Brandon Goodwin’s drive from the 3-point line and into the lane for a one-handed hook with 2.2 seconds remaining in Southaven, Mississippi, propelled the Memphis Hustle to a ...

November 21, 2018 10:30 pm


Mad Ants must adjust without Moore, Reed

The Mad Ants have a lot of young players they believe in who haven’t seen much playing time yet. And that’s about to change. Ben Moore’s scintillating start t ...

November 19, 2018 2:00 pm


Anigbogu back to Pacers

The NBA’s Indiana Pacers today recalled Ike Anigbogu, who averaged 10.5 points, 10 rebounds and 2.5 shot blocks over four games for the Mad Ants. jcohn@jg.net ...

November 17, 2018 7:10 pm


Sumner scores 26 in Mad Ants' loss

The Indiana Pacers’ prospects continued their torrid paces – Edmond Sumner scored 26 points and Alize Johnson had 23 – but the Mad Ants’ winning streak came ...

November 16, 2018 9:40 pm


Sumner's 35 lead Mad Ants to victory

Edmond Sumner scored 35 points – on 14-of-19 shooting – to lead the Mad Ants to a 122-115 victory over the Wisconsin Herd tonight. Sumner, on assignment from the ...

November 14, 2018 10:50 pm


Alize Johnson big in Mad Ants' victory

The plan was for Alize Johnson, the Indiana Pacers’ second-round pick out of Missouri State, to stay with the Mad Ants for awhile and get some seasoning. With the way he lo ...

November 10, 2018 9:20 pm


Alize Johnson rebounds well for Ants

Fans of the Mad Ants – and the Indiana Pacers – found out just how good Alize Johnson could be tonight when he had 27 points and 20 rebounds in a 133-105 Fort Wayne vic ...

November 10, 2018 11:10 pm


Mad Ants power past Erie in home opener

The Mad Ants had a bevy of NBA prospects on the Memorial Coliseum court tonight and came away with a victory. Paced by Ben Moore’s 22 points and seven rebounds, t ...

November 9, 2018 9:40 pm


Mad Ants' Moore could be commodity

Ben Moore looked nothing short of excellent in his return to the Mad Ants, putting up 22 points on 7-of-9 shooting with seven rebounds tonight at Memorial Coliseum. Also excellen ...

November 9, 2018 11:50 pm