Even though the Mad Ants are hitting 57.1 percent from the field (20 of 35), the visiting Maine Red Claws lead the Ants at the half, 64-60.
Maine, led by Chris Wright's 18 points and 16 from former Butler guard Shelvin Mack, has outrebounded the Ants 26-19 and has five fewer turnovers (11-6).
Walker Russell Jr. and Ron Howard lead the Ants with 16 points each, but have gotten them in different ways. Russell is 6 of 9 from the floor and has hit three three-pointers, while Howard is 11 of 14 from the free throw line.
Former Purdue standout JaJuan Johnson has 0 points and four fouls.