Omaha Central boys basketball coach Eric Behrens is leaving the school to become head coach at Peru State College.
Behrens coached at Central for 13 seasons and led the Eagles to seven state championships over an eight-year span, the most recent one in 2013. Behrens was 283-62 at Central.
He takes over a Peru State team that lost its last eight games and finished 9-19. The Bobcats play in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.