The Sam Houston State Bearkats put three players in double figures, but could not withstand a three-point barrage from the UIW Cardinals in an 82-55 defeat at the McDermott Convocation Center on Saturday afternoon.
Sam Houston limited its turnovers but could not overcome Central Arkansas' potent offense in a 78-45 loss on Wednesday night from the Farris Center.
The Bearkats visit first-place Central Arkansas at 7 p.m. looking for a second-straight victory after knocking off Houston Baptist on Saturday.
Sam Houston State set the tone early against Houston Baptist and made the plays it needed down the stretch to defeat the Huskies, 78-63 on Saturday afternoon.
For a second straight outing against Lamar, Sam Houston State turnovers proved costly, as the Cardinals overwhelmed the Bearkats, 84-51, at the Montagne Center on Thursday night.
Sam Houston State returns to action on Thursday, making the short drive southeast to face a surging Lamar squad. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. with the game being broadcast on ESPN3.
Abilene Christian sunk 10 3-pointers and used a 27-3 first-half run to show why it is a contender in the Southland Conference, downing Sam Houston State, 78-56.
Sam Houston State turned heads in the opening half on Thursday against Stephen F. Austin but a third-quarter surge would be too much in an 83-65 Ladyjacks' victory at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
The Bearkats, who stunned the Ladyjacks a season ago in the Southland Conference quarterfinals, host SFA on Thursday at 5:15 p.m. from Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
Sam Houston State broke through the win column on Saturday afternoon, using a pair of season bests to defeat Southeastern Louisiana, 68-61 from Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
Sam Houston State continues its home stand with the third of four straight matchups, taking on Southeastern Louisiana on Saturday at 4 p.m. from Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
Sam Houston State recorded a season-low in points and could not stop a barrage of 3-pointers from A&M-Corpus Christi in a 63-37 loss at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum on Saturday afternoon.