Cha 20 20 21 32 93
Mil 33 25 28 22 108
Date of game: 12/7/2012

Recap: Milwaukee vs. Charlotte

Milwaukee, WI (Sports Network) - Ersan Ilyasova had 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Milwaukee Bucks to a 108-93 win over the Charlotte Bobcats on Friday.

Marquis Daniels added 18 points, while Brandon Jennings and Monta Ellis dropped in 15 and 13 points, respectively, for the Bucks, who snapped a two- game skid.

Gerald Henderson had 19 points and Kemba Walker added 16 points and six assists for the Bobcats, losers of six straight. Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 11 points and 11 rebounds in the setback.

Charlotte kept Milwaukee within arm's reach early in the first quarter, but the Bucks closed the period on a 23-12 spurt to take a 33-20 lead after the first 12 minutes.

"If you don't come out with a lot of energy to start the game and get behind like that it's tough, especially on the road," Henderson said.

Milwaukee kept its foot on the gas in the second quarter and took a 58-40 advantage into the break. Jennings dropped in 11 points in the period, while Ilyasova and Luc Mbah a Moute added six points apiece for the Bucks in the frame.

Milwaukee led 86-61 after the third period, with Daniels leading a balanced scoring attack with eight points in the quarter and Ellis chipping in six. The Bucks shot just 42.9 percent from the floor in the frame, but went 3-for-5 from 3-point range.

Jeff Taylor's dunk capped an 18-4 burst from the Bobcats that cut the deficit to 102-93 with 1:24 to play, but it would as close as Charlotte would get as the Bucks scored the final six points of the game to account for the final margin.

"We had a little letdown, but we picked it back up and got it back rolling," Daniels said.

Game Notes

The Bucks are 21-9 all-time against the Bobcats ... Milwaukee shot just 40.4 percent from the floor, but held Charlotte to just 3-of-13 from behind the arc ... The Bobcats have dropped nine straight at the Bradley Center and fell to 1-14 all-time at the arena.

OU's Perine breaks FBS rush record

Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 427 yards against Kansas on Saturday to break the single-game FBS record, which was just a week old.

NASCAR News
Kahne gets three-year extension from Hendrick

Kasey Kahne will continue to drive for Hendrick Motorsports through the 2018 Sprint Cup season, signing a three-year contract extension on Thursday.

Browns activate Josh Gordon

The Cleveland Browns activated wide receiver Josh Gordon on Saturday, a day before he is set to make his season debut against Atlanta.

Oilers' Pouliot out indefinitely with broken foot

Edmonton Oilers forward Benoit Pouliot is out indefinitely after suffering a broken foot in Friday's game against the New Jersey Devils, the team announced during the second intermission.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.