Indiana 104, Utah 99

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, February 7, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, Indiana
Officials - #78 Scott Bolnick, #9 Derrick Stafford, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 11006

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Utah 23 23 31 22 99
Indiana 27 30 27 20 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Utah 13-11 11-4 2-7 L2
Indiana 17-7 7-2 10-5 W1

Recap


Darren Collison scored a season-best 25 points to help the Indiana Pacers to a 104-99 victory over the visiting Utah Jazz on Tuesday.

Roy Hibbert added 17 points, 10 rebounds and four blocked shots and Danny Granger scored 16 points as Indiana improved to 7-2 at home this season.

Paul Millsap had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Al Jefferson scored 16 points for Utah, which has lost four of five games.

Indiana let a 21-point, third-quarter lead get away and missed its first seven field-goal attempts of the final quarter. Paul George hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3:03 left and Granger scored 12 final-quarter points as the Pacers held on for just their third win in the last 11 meetings with Utah.

Indiana led 71-50 after Granger’s layup four minutes into the third quarter. Utah got back in the game with a 17-4 spurt and pulled within 75-67 on Raja Bell’s basket with 5:01 left in the quarter.

The Jazz used another run of 12 consecutive points to take an 85-84 lead when Josh Howard hit two free throws with 7:35 remaining. It was Utah’s first lead since the opening minutes of the game.

George added 14 points for the Pacers, who got 17 first-half points from Collison to take a 57-46 advantage.

C.J. Miles scored 12 points for the Jazz, who are 2-7 on the road this season.

Top Game Performances

Utah   Indiana
Paul Millsap 18 Scoring Darren Collison 25
Earl Watson 7 Assists Darren Collison 5
Paul Millsap 10 Rebounds Roy Hibbert 10
Paul Millsap 8 Free Throws Made Darren Collison 4
Devin Harris 2 Steals Paul George 3
Al Jefferson 2 Blocks Roy Hibbert 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Utah 99 47.4 4-10 21-23 23 43 9 5 17
Indiana 104 47.1 4-14 18-22 18 37 6 5 8

Upcoming Games

  • Indiana will play their next game on the road against Atlanta. The Pacers have a W/L % of .562 after a win and 1.000 after a loss.
  • Utah will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Jazz have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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