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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

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

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

Vanderbilt hires G League President Malcolm Turner as new AD

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt has hired NBA G League President Malcolm Turner as its new athletic director.

December 11, 2018 1:10 pm

Mad Ants top Drive in OT

The Mad Ants (6-6) erased a 16-point second half deficit fueled by a career day from Rob Gray to defeat the Grand Rapids Drive (5-9) 108-101 in overtime Monday night. With the he ...

December 10, 2018 9:50 pm

Team effort spurred Mad Ants to comeback win in OT

Rob Gray was the star of the Mad Ants' 108-101 overtime win over the Grand Rapids Drive on Monday night at Memorial Coliseum. He scored a career high 28 points off the bench. One c ...

December 10, 2018 11:00 pm

Previewing Ants. vs. Drive

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants (5-6) play host to the Grand Rapids Drive (5-8) in the midst of a two-game losing streak. The Mad Ants are learning to adjust without Alize Johnson who wa ...

December 10, 2018 6:50 pm

Good news from Ants' loss: time for youngsters

The Mad Ants’ 117-111 loss to the Long Island Nets tonight had one particularly glaring statistic tonight: the Nets’ 14-of-34 shooting from 3-point range. That’ ...

December 7, 2018 10:50 pm

Mad Ants deal Lemon's rights

The Mad Ants did have interest in bringing back Walt Lemon Jr. But they were heavy on guards. So they traded away his rights today to the Windy City Bulls — and the retur ...

December 7, 2018 4:50 pm

Previewing Ants vs. Nets

As the Mad Ants (5-5) look for some consistency against the Long Island Nets (8-4), the big question to me is: how will they deal with not having their double-double stud, Alize Jo ...

December 7, 2018 2:40 pm

Mad Ants lose to Nets

The Mad Ants hung with one of the G League’s better teams, but that will be of little consolation as they lost 117-111 to the Long Island Nets in front of 1,781 fans at ...

December 7, 2018 9:20 pm

Anigbogu back to Mad Ants

The Mad Ants, who play host to the Canton Charge at 7 p.m., have gotten Ike Anigbogu back from the parent Indiana Pacers. However, Edmond Sumner remains with the Pacers. I've heard ...

December 3, 2018 5:50 pm

Mad Ants 'waste opportunity' in loss

The Mad Ants just keep on alternating between victories and defeats. And now they’re about to lose perhaps their best player, rookie Alize Johnson. Johnson had 16 points an ...

December 3, 2018 9:50 pm

No Hollins, Beachem tonight

Tra-Deon Hollins was in shoot-around for the Mad Ants but won't be in the lineup tonight against the Windy City Bulls. He has a knee injury. Also, V.J. Beachem, the former New Have ...

December 1, 2018 7:00 pm