Bucks 108, Bobcats 93

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 07, 2012
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Ersan Ilyasova scored a season-high 21 points and Marquis Daniels had season highs with 18 points and six rebounds and the Milwaukee Bucks took command early and beat the Charlotte Bobcats 108-93 on Friday night. Brandon Jennings had 15 points and eight assists and Monta Ellis added 13 points to help the Bucks. Milwaukee led by 13 after the first quarter, 18 at the half and 25 at the end of the third. Leading 98-77 with 6:06 to play, coach Scott Skiles cleared the bench. The Bobcats closed to within 11, but never got any closer. Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with 19 points and Kemba Walker had 16 for Charlotte, which has lost six in a row. Ilyasova set a season high with 12 rebounds and was replaced by Drew Gooden with 8:23 left. For Gooden, it was his first appearance of the season. Ilyasova was 7 of 17 from the floor and 5 of 6 from the free throw line. Daniels made 7 of 11 shots, including 3 of 3 from beyond the arc. Milwaukee came in having lost seven of its past nine. The Bucks averaged 91.9 points per game during this losing stretch after averaging 101.0 points in their first eight games and going 6-2. Ellis couldn't duplicate his performance from the previous meeting in Charlotte on Nov. 19, when he scored a game-high 31 points. The game got a bit chippy late in the second quarter. Brendan Haywood picked up a flagrant-1 foul when he grabbed Jennings and pulled him away from the Bucks' basket. Jennings had stolen the ball from Ramon Sessions and raced down the court only to be caught from behind by Haywood. Jennings walked away from Haywood and stood with his teammates at center court. The referees reviewed the call and left it as a flagrant-1. After shaking hands with Haywood during the review, Jennings made one free throw to push the lead to 54-38 with 3:03 left in the quarter. Jennings scored 11 of his 15 first-half points in the second quarter. Daniels, Ellis and Ilyasova scored a combined 25 points to pace the Bucks' attack as Milwaukee took a 33-20 lead after one. Daniels had 10 points, two off his season high. Notes: A moment of silence was held for Rick Majerus, who died Dec. 1. He was an assistant coach at Marquette (1971-83) and then its head coach for the next three seasons. He was a Bucks assistant coach for the 1986-87 season before becoming the head coach at Ball State, Utah and Saint Louis. ... Bucks G/F Mike Duleavy missed his second consecutive game and third in the past four with a bruised left knee. After experiencing discomfort during a pregame shootaround, he decided against playing.
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