Peru State outlasts Culver-Stockton Saturday

Peru State outlasts Culver-Stockton Saturday
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PERU – After six lead changes and five ties, the Peru State men’s basketball team kept their unbeaten home record in-tact with a 96-90 win over Culver-Stockton on Saturday afternoon at the Al Wheeler Activities Center in Peru.

LJ Westbrook had another double-double this season, 20 points and 10 rebounds. Quantice Hunter led the Bobcats with 22 points, and Nolan Cass and Andre-Frazier-Stanley each added 11 points.

Culver-Stockton’s Mike Johnson finished with a game-high 32 points.

Peru State is now 16-8 (10-3) this season, while Culver-Stockton drops to 5-19 (2-11).

Meanwhile in the women’s game, Peru State finished the game with only four players due to foul trouble. Culver-Stockton would take advantage. The Wildcats outscored the Bobcats, 31-21, in the final period, on their way to an 84-69 win.

Culver-Stockton (10-12, 5-8) was led by Lacy Clark, who had a game-high 21 points. Carly Harper had a double-double – 20 points and 10 rebounds.

Lauren Beath and Swaranga Fernando led Peru State (3-20, 0-13) with 14 points a piece.

Both Peru State teams will travel to Oskaloosa, IA on Wednesday evening to take on William Penn. Culver-Stockton will host Missouri Valley on Wednesday night.

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