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Last updated on Thursday, March 15, 2012
(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - The Indiana Pacers completed a sweep of their two-game homestand by knocking off the Philadelphia 76ers 111-94 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
The Sixers jumped on the Pacers early, leading by as many as eight points early in the second quarter. Indiana played well in the second quarter and took a 54-51 advantage to the locker room at intermission.
A key stretch of the game was the end of the third quarter as the Pacers went on a 7-0 run to take an 83-75 lead. Indiana piled it on in the fourth, leading by as many as 19 points in the final two and-a-half minutes to cruise to the win.
The Pacers shot a season-high 57 percent from the floor and were led by Danny Granger's 20 points. David West finished with 18 points with George Hill adding 17 off the bench as the blue-and-gold improve to 25-and-16 on the season.
Evan Turner scored a game-high 21 points for Philadelphia with Jrue Holiday finishing with 17 as the Sixers had their three-game winning streak snapped.
The Pacers have a home-and-home with the New York Knicks this weekend beginning with a Friday night game at Madison Square Garden.
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