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NBA: Indiana 102, Milwaukee 78

March 22, 2013 at 10:33 PM

INDIANAPOLIS, March 22 (UPI) -- Tyler Hansbrough led Indiana during a game-breaking third quarter Friday and the Pacers went on to down Milwaukee 102-78.

Indiana turned a two-point halftime lead into a 19-point advantage heading into the fourth period and won its third straight. Milwaukee has lost five out of seven.

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Hansbrough scored 22 points while Paul George contributed 20 points, eight rebounds and six assists for the Pacers. Roy Hibbert added 11 points, eight rebounds and seven blocks.

Milwaukee hit a mere 30 percent from the field, an effort symbolized by the 1-of-15 performance from Brandon Jennings. Monta Ellis led the Bucks with 22 points.

Indiana put together a 22-5 run in the third period, during which Milwaukee went 3-of-22 from the field.

The Pacers will now go on the road for five of their next six games.

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