Houston 112, Indiana 95

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, March 5, 2011 8:30 PM
Location - Toyota Center, Houston, Texas
Officials - #52 Pat Fraher, #36 David Jones, # Haywoode Workman
Attendance - 14965

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 18 31 19 27 95
Houston 29 36 29 18 112

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 27-35 17-14 10-21 L3
Houston 32-32 17-13 15-19 W1

Recap


Kevin Martin led six players in double figures with 20 points as the Houston Rockets crushed the visiting Indiana Pacers, 112-95, on Saturday.

Kyle Lowry added 18 points and six assists and Chase Budinger collected 18 points and six rebounds for the Rockets, who have won six of seven since the All-Star break to push back to .500 at 32-32.

Tyler Hansbrough contributed 17 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Pacers (27-35), who have lost three in a row.

Houston had its offense in gear from the start, jumping out to a 20-10 lead in the first eight minutes and never trailing as Martin and Lowry combined for 15 points in the first quarter. The Rockets would extend the lead to 65-49 at the half before putting it away in the third quarter.

Budinger started the third with a quick jumper and then converted a layup after Lowry’s steal to spark a 16-4 run that pushed the lead to 28 points, 81-53, less than four minutes into the second half. Lowry and Budinger each hit 3-pointers during the spurt and Martin added five points as Houston pulled away.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Houston
Tyler Hansbrough 17 Scoring Kevin Martin 20
Lance Stephenson 5 Assists Kyle Lowry 6
Jeff Foster 10 Rebounds Chuck Hayes 10
Danny Granger 8 Free Throws Made Kyle Lowry 5
Paul George 2 Steals Goran Dragic 2
Roy Hibbert 3 Blocks Jordan Hill 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 95 41.3 1-5 18-22 15 51 7 8 20
Houston 112 44.9 7-21 17-22 23 48 11 9 13

Upcoming Games

  • Houston will play their next game on the road against Sacramento. The Rockets have a W/L % of .516 after a win and .485 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Pacers have a W/L % of .370 after a win and .486 after a loss.
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