PERU – The opponent has been determined for the Peru State men’s basketball Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) quarterfinal game Thursday night.
It will be a battle of the ‘Cats as the Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Wildcats will be visiting the Al Wheeler Activity Center for a 7 p.m. match-up on Today’s Best Country, B103 (103.1 FM, b103.fm).
The Wildcats, who were seeded seventh in the Heart’s ten-team postseason tourney, defeated MidAmerica Nazarene (Kan.) Tuesday night 87-76 in Canton, Mo., to advance in the tournament.
Peru State, the second-seeded team for the tournament, and Culver-Stockton split their regular season games. In their last game of the 2018 calendar year, the Bobcats easily topped the Wildcats 105-56 before heading into the winter break. On February 9, Culver-Stockton won on a buzzer beater on their home court topping the Bobcats 77-75.
As this is a Heart postseason tournament, only conference passes will be allowed. The admission charges for the game will be adults – $6, seniors – $5, and all students (7 and older) – $4.
With a win Thursday night, Peru State would host a semifinal game on Saturday against either third-seeded William Penn (Iowa) or sixth-seeded Central Methodist (Mo.) at a time to be determined.
Culver-Stockton at Peru State
When: 7 p.m. Thursday
Where: Al Wheeler Activities Center, Peru