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Nine against 10

It'll be the Mad Ants nine against Dakota's 10 when the two teams meet at Memorial Coliseum tonight at 7 p.m.

With leading scorer Ron Howard (19.8) out with a fractured thumb, the Ants (8-12) will go with nine on the roster against the Wizards (8-10).

Fort Wayne will probably not fill Howard's roster spot with another player, although Howard could be out as long as two weeks while his right thumb heals in a plastic cast.

The Ants will be going for their third consecutive home win. Two nights ago they beat Dakota in overtime, 116-113.