Indiana 111, Charlotte 88

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #17 Joe Crawford, # Marat Kogut, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 14703

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 23 31 33 24 111
Charlotte 28 25 19 16 88

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 32-40 19-15 13-25 W2
Charlotte 28-42 17-17 11-25 L4

Recap

Danny Granger went off for 33 points on 11-of-19 shooting and Tyler Hansbrough added 24 points as the visiting Indiana Pacers cruised past the Charlotte Bobcats, 111-88, on Wednesday.

Roy Hibbert collected 13 points and 14 rebounds for the Pacers (32-40), who increased their lead to three games over the Bobcats (28-42) for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

The Pacers were up by just a point, 54-53, at the break but took over in the third quarter as Granger went for 10 points in the frame and Brandon Rush hit three 3-pointers to stretch the lead out to 87-72.

The Bobcats briefly made a move to get back into it early in the fourth, cutting it to 92-79 when Shaun Livingston hit a pair of free throws following a flagrant foul call on Jeff Foster. But Indiana responded with a 10-0 burst over the next four minutes to put it away.

D.J. Augustin scored 17 points for Charlotte, which has dropped four games in a row.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Charlotte
Danny Granger 33 Scoring D.J. Augustin 17
Darren Collison 4 Assists Boris Diaw 7
Roy Hibbert 14 Rebounds Kwame Brown 9
Danny Granger 9 Free Throws Made D.J. Augustin 6
Danny Granger 2 Steals Gerald Henderson 2
Roy Hibbert 2 Blocks Tyrus Thomas 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 111 54.2 6-14 27-34 20 37 3 9 13
Charlotte 88 44.4 3-10 21-29 21 28 6 6 12

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Boston. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .393 after a win and .405 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Pacers have a W/L % of .387 after a win and .488 after a loss.
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