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Mad Antics

  • NBA veteran Jones back with Ants
    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.
  • Mad Ants grab 1st win of season
    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.
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Ants lead at half

In search of their fourth straight win, the Mad Ants own a 54-47 halftime lead over Santa Cruz on Saturday at Memorial Coliseum.

The Ants (6-10) led by as many as 18 points early in the second quarter, 41-23, but Santa Cruz (9-3) began an aggressive campaign of driving to the basket, which helped the Warriors get back in.

Fort Wayne got careless with the basketball in the second quarter, committing nine turnovers. In their 102-86 win over Santa Cruz on Thursday, the Ants had 10 turnovers the entire game.

Darryl Partin leads the Ants with 12 points, and Sadiel Rojas has 10 off the bench.

Travis Leslie and Taylor Griffin have 13 each for Santa Cruz.

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