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Saturday, March 15th (All times Eastern)

Indiana Pacers (48-17) at Detroit Pistons (25-40), 7:30 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Indiana Pacers have won two straight since a season- high four-game losing streak and they'll try to keep things in the right direction Saturday night when they visit The Palace of Auburn Hills to take on their Central Division rivals, the Detroit Pistons.

On Friday, Paul George had 25 points and six assists and the Pacers handed the Philadelphia 76ers their 19th straight loss following a 101-94 triumph on Friday night.

David West supplied 18 points, seven rebounds and four blocks, George Hill tallied 14 points, nine assists and six boards and Lance Stephenson added 13 points and 12 boards for Indiana.

The Sixers were game in their own building, but late turnovers and some stout defense from the Pacers secured the victory.

"We just made some good basketball plays down the stretch," said West. "We got to continue to be mindful of (our turnovers) and be strong with the basketball, continue to protect the ball and make sure we get a good shot every time."

Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen made their returns to Philadelphia since being sent to Indiana right before the trade deadline. Turner finished with just two points on 1-of-4 shooting, while Allen hit all six of his shots and scored 13 points.

"Like we said all along, this trade was for Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen," said head coach Frank Vogel when asked about Allen's play, considering he hasn't gotten a lot of minutes since the deadline move.

Indiana, which shot 58.2 percent from the floor and 42.9 percent from beyond the arc, snapped a three-game road losing streak.

The Pistons have been struggling of late, losing four of their last five and eight of their last 10.

On Wednesday, Detroit fell by a 101-87 decision at the Air Canada Centre to the Toronto Raptors for a 10th consecutive road loss. The Pistons have taken two of three at The Palace.

Brandon Jennings' 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting led the Pistons. Andre Drummond finished with 16 points and nine boards for Detroit, while Greg Monroe recorded 13 along with 10 rebounds.

Josh Smith also registered 13 points, while Will Bynum chipped in 12 off the bench.

The Pistons closed the third quarter with a 14-2 run to cut the gap to five. Toronto opened the final period on a 9-0 spurt and led by double-digits the rest of the way.

"We had momentum going into the fourth quarter, but we missed a few shots at the rim early and they made a couple of shots," said Monroe. "We hit a cold spell, missed some chippies in the beginning of the quarter right at the rim."

The Pistons snapped a six-game losing streak to the Pacers with a five-point victory in Indianapolis on Dec. 16. Indiana has taken three in a row at The Palace.

03/15 10:31:02 ET

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NCCU 108
BASC 52
 
Final
CHA 106
PHO 111
 
Final
NCSU 83
TENN 72
 
Final
CLE 98
ATL 127
Final
CHA 106
PHO 111
 
4th
DET 75
DAL 88
 
4th
BOS 91
ORL 79
 
3rd
MIA 57
UTA 69
 
Half
TOR 53
BRK 52
 
2nd
SAN 26
MEM 44
 
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POR
MIL
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DEN
HOU
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LAC
IND
Final
UNT 78
LANG 65
 
Final
Terriers 64
DELST 72
 
Final
MSST 55
ARKST 69
 
Final
NCCU 108
BASC 52
 
Final
GMAS 99
CATAWBA 69
 
Final
WOFF 64
CSOU 58
 
Final
HIGH 106
FERR 48
 
Final
JVU 68
GWEBB 65
 
Final
ILL 73
HAMP 55
 
Final
BST 52
JMU 72
 
Final
YOUNG 84
KNST 90
 
Final
UMO 71
LONG 60
 
Final
PITT 65
MAN 56
Final
OSU 97
NCAT 55
 
Final
FSU 93
UNF 77
 
Final
TOL 83
RMU 57
 
Final
CAMP 70
SIUE 65
 
Final
DUQ 52
RFLSH 67
 
Final
NCSU 83
TENN 72
 
2nd
UCF 68
DET 63
 
2nd
UNCW 54
LIB 53
 
2nd
LOYC 46
ABCHRIST 32
 
2nd
MURST 63
ALCOR 37
 
Half
HOU 16
ARKPB 27
 
2nd
NW 45
CMICH 56
 
2nd
WKENT 46
CHIST 40
 
2nd
ODU 42
UGST 39
 
2nd
SMU 34
ILLCH 28
 
2nd
LALAF 88
MLGN 58
 
2nd
TULSA 53
MIZST 49
 
2nd
UWGB 36
MORE 27
 
2nd
NEOM 51
NCOL 42
 
2nd
TTU 65
SCST 23
 
2nd
DEN 45
TAMCC 31
 
Half
STEPH 27
TXST 30
 
2nd
STLU 38
TXPA 31
 
Half
MEM 42
USCU 29
 
2nd
ILLST 37
TENNM 37
 
1st
MSU 11
EMICH 10
 
1st
GRCN 21
INCWORD 19
 
1st
STAN 14
LMU 19
 
1st
BAY 15
NMST 14
 
1st
CIN 8
SDST 13
 
1st
AUB 12
WINT 6
 
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NMU
CARK
 
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PEPP
HOW
 
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CPSL
NE
 
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UNLV
PORT
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OREG
CSNO
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WASH
GRAM
3rd
NJD 0
OTT 1
 
2nd
MIN 1
BOS 2
 
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DAL