Indiana 105, Milwaukee 99

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:30 PM
Location - Bradley Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #19 James Capers, #58 Josh Tiven
Attendance - 15143

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Indiana 27 32 21 25 105
Milwaukee 27 21 30 21 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Indiana 38-22 20-8 18-14 W4
Milwaukee 29-31 15-15 14-16 L1

Recap


PACERS 105, BUCKS 99: Roy Hibbert led seven players in double figures with 23 points and 14 rebounds as visiting Indiana picked up its four straight win.

The loss dropped Milwaukee 2 ½ games behind Philadelphia and New York for the No. 8 spot in the Eastern Conference.

Danny Granger added 21 points and George Hill scored 13 for the Pacers, who remain three games ahead of the Boston Celtics for the No. 3 spot in the East.

The Bucks, who have dropped three of four, get three days off before playing at Washington on Wednesday.

Indiana led 59-48 at the half but Milwaukee nearly made up the difference in the third quarter. Carlos Delfino hit two of the Bucks’ four 3-pointers in the frame and Mike Dunleavy’s bomb from beyond the arc closed the gap to 80-78 entering the fourth.

But the Pacers never let Milwaukee grab the lead as Leandro Barbosa hit a pair of 3-pointers early in the fourth to push the edge to eight points and Hill connected from beyond the arc after Milwaukee had cut it to 90-89 with 6:58 left.

The Bucks managed one field goal in the final 3:59 and Indiana sealed it from the free-throw line.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Monta Ellis scored 20 points and Brandon Jennings nearly recorded a triple-double with 16 points, 10 assists and eight rebounds for Milwaukee. … The teams will meet again in Indianapolis on Thursday. … Indiana pulled down 54 rebounds to the Bucks’ 43.

Top Game Performances

Indiana   Milwaukee
Roy Hibbert 23 Scoring Monta Ellis 20
Danny Granger 3 Assists Brandon Jennings 10
Roy Hibbert 14 Rebounds Mike Dunleavy 8
Roy Hibbert 9 Free Throws Made Drew Gooden 3
David West 2 Steals Carlos Delfino 1
Roy Hibbert 1 Blocks Brandon Jennings 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Indiana 105 40.2 7-19 24-26 17 54 1 4 10
Milwaukee 99 44.0 9-23 16-26 21 43 8 5 10

Upcoming Games

  • Milwaukee will play their next game on the road against Washington. The Bucks have a W/L % of .517 after a win and .452 after a loss.
  • Indiana will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Pacers have a W/L % of .622 after a win and .652 after a loss.
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