NORTH NEWTON, KS - The Peru State men's basketball team beat Kansas Wesleyan in a close game, 84-79, in North Newton, KS, on Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats are now 4-0 overall.   

In the first half of the game, the Bobcats couldn't be stopped by the Coyotes. Sayvon Traylor (Sr., Atlanta, GA) had 13 points and two rebounds in the first half. Skyler Wilson (Jr., Omaha, NE) had nine points and six rebounds with David Wingett Jr. (Sr., Winnebago, NE) also having six rebounds and adding three points.  AJ Richard (Jr., Pearland, TX) had six points and four rebounds for the Bobcats as they finished the first half up 44-29. 

Ajantae Hogan (Jr., Lincoln, NE) started out the second half with free throws followed by a layup by David Wingett Jr. Hogan racked up a total of ten points in the half with three rebounds. Sayvon Traylor was close behind with nine points. David Wingett Jr. had eight points and six rebounds in the second half. The Coyotes couldn't close the gap as Peru finished with the win, 84-79. 

In total, Sayvon Traylor led the team in points with 22 and had three rebounds. Ajantae Hogan added 16 points with four rebounds. AJ Richard had 13 points and five rebounds while Ty Griggs (Jr., Omaha, NE) had ten points. David Wingett Jr., had twelve rebounds for the Bobcats and added eleven points with Skyler Wilson not being far behind with ten rebounds and nine points.  

Next: The Bobcat men's basketball team travels to Parkville, MO, for the first conference game of the season when they take on Park University. Tipoff is set for 7:30 PM.