The Mad Ants suffered their second consecutive loss at home Friday in a 125-103 loss to Rio Grande Valley at Memorial Coliseum.
The Ants (14-17) fell behind 9-0, led briefly at 32-31 early in the second quarter, then were outscored 70-56 in the second half.
The Mad Ants, led by Tony Mitchell's 27 points, visit Iowa on Saturday night. Ron Howard added 20 for the Ants. Doron Lamb scored 18.