When: Today, 11 a.m. Where: Austin, Texas.
Records: Dakota is 0-1 and in last place in the Central Division. Austin is 1-2 and in third place in the Southwest Division.
Series: This is the first of two games between the Toros and Wizards. Austin visits Bismarck on March 30.
Notes: Dakota will play against a former Wizard, Blake Ahearn, who was assisgned to Austin by the San Antonio Spurs on Sunday. Ahearn scored 19 points in his Toros' debut Monday. ... The Toros received another player from San Antonio on Tuesday. Rookie center Anthony Tolliver will make his Toros' debut tonight. ... The Spurs recalled second-year center Ian Mahinmi following his two-week assignment in Austin also Tuesday. Mahimni averaged 16.8 points and eight rebounds a game for Austin last season. ... The Wizards look to bounce back from a season-opening loss to Iowa at home Saturday. ... Renaldo Major led six players in double figures with 19 points against the Energy. Quemont Greer had 11 points and 10 rebounds for Dakota. Both players were playing their first games for the Wizards in more than a year. ... Major missed all of last season with a heart sugery, while Greer played in Bosnia. ... Hamed Haddadi, who was assigned to Dakota by the Memphis Grizzlies, will be playing his second game for the Wizards. He scored 14 points in 22 minutes in the opener.
- By Eric Hammond