Indiana 109, Washington 96

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #48 Scott Foster, #26 Pat Fraher, #79 Kevin Scott
Attendance - 14561

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 37 15 34 23 109
Washington 28 23 23 22 96

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 33-21 17-7 16-14 W3
Washington 12-42 7-21 5-21 L3

Recap


PACERS 109, WIZARDS 96: Danny Granger scored 20 points and Darren Collison recorded a double-double as visiting Indiana maintained its momentum with a third straight win.

Collison finished with 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting and 11 assists and Leandro Barbosa scored 14 off the bench for the Pacers, who shot 58 percent from the field.

Indiana overcame a 15-point fourth quarter deficit in a win over the New York Knicks on Tuesday and picked up right where they left off against the Wizards, scoring 37 points in the first quarter to open a double-digit lead.

The Pacers looked as though they were tiring in the second, letting Washington cut it back to 52-51 at the break as Jordan Crawford toyed with the Indiana defense.

But the Pacers came back out strong after halftime, shooting 16 for 22 (73 percent) in the third quarter. Collison scored eight points and Granger added seven in the frame.

Barbosa scored seven points during an 8-2 run to begin the fourth quarter that stretched it to 94-76 and allowed Indiana to coast to the finish.

Crawford scored 21 of his 28 points in the first half to lead Washington, which has dropped three straight and eight of nine.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Kevin Seraphin recorded a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Wizards. … Indiana moved a full game ahead of Orlando for the No. 3 spot in the East. … Washington C Nene (foot) and F Trevor Booker (foot) each missed their third straight game.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Washington
Danny Granger 20 Scoring Jordan Crawford 28
Darren Collison 11 Assists Shelvin Mack 4
Louis Amundson 8 Rebounds Kevin Seraphin 10
Tyler Hansbrough 6 Free Throws Made John Wall 5
Leandro Barbosa 2 Steals Shelvin Mack 2
Roy Hibbert 4 Blocks N/A

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 109 57.9 4-11 17-19 27 31 8 6 13
Washington 96 46.4 6-18 12-19 21 35 0 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Detroit. The Wizards have a W/L % of .083 after a win and .262 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Oklahoma City. The Pacers have a W/L % of .594 after a win and .636 after a loss.
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