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Mad Antics

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Ants lead at the half

In their quest to win back-to-back games for the first time since Jan. 9, the Mad Ants lead Dakota 54-48 at the half Friday at Memorial Coliseum.

Center Vernon Macklin has 13 points and seven rebounds, and guard Thomas Baudinet has eight points.

But the most revealing statistic is that the Ants have 19 assists on 22 baskets. Guards Stephen Graham and Ron Howard have four assists each.

Marcus Dove leads Dakota with 15 points and seven boards.