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Mad Antics

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    The Mad Ants have signed Dahntay Jones, who played for the Mad Ants in 2007-08 and averaged 24.4 points and 4.6 rebounds over 10 games.
  • Payne returning to Atlanta
    Adreian Payne has returned to the Atlanta Hawks, but there is a chance he could return to the Mad Ants for their game Friday at Memorial Coliseum.
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    Led by 28 points from Andre Emmett, the Mad Ants got their first victory over the season Saturday night, defeating the Erie Bayhawks 103-93 in front of 4,617 fans at Erie Insurance Arena.

Ants trail at half

The Mad Ants trail Iowa at halftime, 53-49 in Friday's D-League game at Memorial Coliseum.

The Ants trailed by as many as 14 points late in the first quarter, 31-17. But Fort Wayne's stepped-up defense enabled it to catch the Energy at 41-all when JaJuan Johnson dropped two free throws with 5:18 left in the first half.

Sadiel Rojas has 10 points for the Ants, while former Oral Roberts standout Dominic Morrison leads Iowa with 15 points.