The Peru State men's basketball could not sustain a big lead in the second half as the visiting Clarke (Iowa) Pride came back to force an overtime in the AWAC Wednesday night. The Pride would then jump to an early lead in OT on their way to a 111-102 win.
 
Clarke improved to 13-16 overall on the year and also improved to 6-12 in the Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) North Division. The 'Cats fell to 17-12 overall and are now 11-7 in the Heart North. Peru State did maintain the third spot in the Heart North and fourth seed overall despite the loss to the Pride.

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