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Mad Antics

  • 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.
  • Mad Ants tough start continues
    The Mad Ants’ defense of their D-League championship has gotten off to a rough start. A 99-87 loss Friday at Erie, Pennsylvania, dropped them to 0-3 on the season.
  • Porter out tonight at Erie
    Mad Ants captain Chris Porter is out of the lineup tonight at Erie, Pennsylvania, with an elbow injury. Titus Rubles will take his place on the active roster.

Mad Ants beat Springfield

The Fort Wayne Mad Ants continue to chase the first playoff berth in their history.

The Ants (21-20) moved above .500 and stayed hot on Erie’s heels for the last playoff spot with a 121-106 victory Friday night over the Armor at Springfield, Mass.

A 47-point third quarter blew up what had been a 53-53 tie at halftime, as the Ants rode the trio of Anthony Richardson, Brandon Wallace and Tony Mitchell, who combined for 74 points.

Wallace finished with 26.points and six rebounds,Richardsonhad 25 and six and Mitchell scored 23. Ron Howard had nine points and 10 assists for the Ants.