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Atmosphere good but Ants lose at Trine

ANGOLA – Tra-Deon Hollins is known as the Man of Steal – he led the nation as a college player at Nebraska-Omaha – but he became the Man of Block for a moment tod ...

December 30, 2018 8:00 pm


Coming to you from Trine

ANGOLA -- I'm at the MTI Center, where we're getting ready for the Mad Ants' game against the Greensboro Swarm. There were a lot of cars in the parking lot, so I think there should ...

December 30, 2018 4:50 pm


Treat for Mad Ants fans

It's a treat for the Mad Ants fans. Due to injuries and call-ups, at the past several games at Memorial Coliseum, the trio of Edmond Sumner, Alize Johnson and Ike Anigbogu -- all I ...

December 28, 2018 7:30 pm


Hicks now 3rd on Ants' scoring list

Stephan Hicks has moved in to third in the Mad Ants’ all-time scoring list. He totaled 13 points tonight in the Mad Ants’ 115-110 loss to the Delaware Blue Coats, giv ...

December 28, 2018 10:50 pm


Mad Ants' rally falls short

The Mad Ants’ 3-point shooting took them from the depths of a 22-point deficit to the lead against the Delaware Blue Coats tonight. At one point, the Mad Ants made four con ...

December 28, 2018 9:10 pm


Reed from Ants to Pacers

Davon Reed was recalled today from the Mad Ants to the NBA's Indiana Pacers. He's averaged 14.7 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.3 assists in 16 games with the Mad Ants.  jcohn@jg ...

December 26, 2018 7:40 pm


Johnson, Sumner lead Ants in Vegas

Alize Johnson got his 10th double-double in his 12th game with the Mad Ants – he had 16 points and 22 rebounds – as they defeated the South Bay Lakers 100-97 at the G L ...

December 22, 2018 6:20 pm


Omari Johnson big, but Mad Ants lose

Omari Johnson totaled 24 points – his largest output of the season – but the Mad Ants still weren’t able to get the victory at the G League Winter Showcase on Thu ...

December 20, 2018 11:00 pm


Reminder: Ants game at Trine upcoming

The Mad Ants would like to remind fans that their 5 p.m. game Dec. 30 against Greensboro will be at the MTI Center at Trine University in Angola, not at Memorial Coliseum, and that ...

December 19, 2018 5:10 pm


Alize Johnson back with Mad Ants

As expected, Alize Johnson is back with the Mad Ants from the NBA's Indiana Pacers. That's a big boost for the Mad Ants at both ends of the court.

December 17, 2018 2:30 pm


5 in double figures, Mad Ants win

Back-to-back victories may not seem like such a big deal. But the Mad Ants weren’t accustomed to this sort of drought. Their 126-110 victory over the Rio Grande Valley Vipe ...

December 17, 2018 10:00 pm


Gray erupts in Mad Ants' victory

Rob Gray scored 31 points – the most of his rookie season – in leading the Mad Ants to a 113-94 victory over the Oklahoma City Blue in front of an announced crowd of 3, ...

December 16, 2018 2:40 am


Sumner should boost Ants' lineup

When the Mad Ants play host to the Westchester Knicks at 7 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum, they should have Edmond Sumner back from the Indiana Pacers. That should really help Fort Wayn ...

December 13, 2018 2:10 pm


Mad Ants can't contain Knicks

The Mad Ants’ inability to string together victories continues. They lost 131-105 to the Westchester Knicks tonight in front of an announced crowd of 1,597 at Memorial Coli ...

December 13, 2018 9:30 pm


Defense big worry for Ants

The Mad Ants fell 131-105 tonight to the Westchester Knicks and it was, to say the least, an ugly loss in front of an announced crowd of 1,597 at Memorial Coliseum. The inability ...

December 13, 2018 11:00 pm