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Hansbrough Leads Pacers To Win Over Cavaliers

Last updated on Tuesday, March 19, 2013

(Cleveland, OH) - The Indiana Pacers continued their dominance over the Cleveland Cavaliers Monday night, scoring a 111-90 victory over the Cavaliers at Quickens Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Tyler Hansbrough started at power forward and scored 18 points in substitute for David West, who is listed as day to day with a lower back sprain.

The Pacers led 60-45 at the break and cruised to an easy victory in avoiding their third consecutive loss.

Tristan Thompson had 20 points and 11 rebounds for Cleveland, who struggled offensively without All-Star Kyrie Irving in the lineup.

Irving has averaged 23 points-per-game this season and has missed four games with a sprained left shoulder.

The Cavaliers have lost three straight, reside near the bottom of the Eastern Conference at 22-45, and play again Wednesday night against the Miami Heat.

The Pacers are second in the East at 41-26 and play at Bankers Life Fieldhouse tonight against the Orlando Magic.

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