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Pacers rout Bucks for 3rd straight win

Friday - 3/22/2013, 9:34pm  ET

Indiana Pacers center Ian Mahinmi (28) gets a dunk over Milwaukee Bucks guard J.J. Redick during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Friday, March 22, 2013. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Tyler Hansbrough had 22 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 102-78 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night.

Paul George scored 20 points and Roy Hibbert had 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks for the Pacers (43-26), who have won three straight.

Monta Ellis had 22 points and Samuel Dalembert added 10 points and 13 rebounds for the Bucks (34-34), who have lost five of seven.

The Pacers went on a 14-4 run to start the second half and take a 61-48 lead midway through the third quarter.

Larry Sanders was ejected with 7:54 left in the third when he was called for a double technical after Hibbert was fouled on a shot.

George hit both technical free throws and Hibbert scored two more to make it 57-47.


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