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Mad Antics

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    The Mad Ants, reigning champions in the D-League, will hold open tryouts in Fort Wayne on Oct. 18 and 19 at the McMillen Community Center.
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    If you're wondering why the Mad Ants aren't a full-fledged affiliate of an NBA team, it's because they don't want to be. They don't want to sell their operations, opting to remain the lone independent in the D-League. “Our ownership doesn't

Ants trail at half

The Duane Ticknor era began Friday, and so far, the Mad Ants are off to a bad start.

Erie owns a 58-43 halftime lead in the season-opener at Memorial Coliseum.

Despite getting two players from NBA affiliate Indiana Pacers, the Ants are shooting 15 of 43 from the floor for 34.9 percent.

Miles Plumlee and Orlando Johnson, assigned to Fort Wayne from the Pacers, are a combined 4 of 16. Between them, they have 12 points and six turnovers.

Walker Russell Jr. leads the Ants with 13 points and 5 assists.