The Sam Houston State Bearkats trailed for the majority of the second half, but pushed the Nicholls Colonels into overtime where they eventually came away with an 84-74 win at Johnson Coliseum.
Coming off its first loss in over six weeks, the Sam Houston State Bearkat men's basketball team will try to get back in the win column on Wednesday when it plays host to Nicholls.
A slow first-half start for the Sam Houston State Bearkats left them in too large of a deficit to overcome in the second half of play as they were handed their first loss in conference play 75-72.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half to escape with a narrow 70-69 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi on Wednesday night at the American Bank Center, staying unbeaten in conference play.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats led by as much as 21 points in the first half before seeing that lead fade away in the second half, and then proceeded to outlast Abilene Christian for a 90-85 win in double overtime on Saturday night
The top two teams in the Southland Conference will toe the line against one another on Saturday evening when the first-place Sam Houston State Bearkats travel to second-place Abilene Christian at Moody Coliseum.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats moved to 10-0 in Southland Conference play, the second-best start in program history, as they beat the McNeese Cowboys 77-62 on Wednesday night at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats still sit in first place in the Southland Conference and will look to strengthen their hold on that spot on Wednesday when they host the McNeese Cowboys.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats still remain the only Southland Conference team undefeated in conference play after they took down the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in convincing fashion, 94-72, on Saturday night at Johnson Coliseum.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats will put their undefeated Southland Conference record on the line on Saturday night inside Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum when they host Piney Woods rival Stephen F. Austin.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats extended their conference win streak to eight straight victories as they took down Southeastern Louisiana, 62-52, on Wednesday night at the University Center.
The two hottest teams in the Southland Conference will go head to head on Wednesday night when the first-place Sam Houston State Bearkats battle the red-hot Southeastern Louisiana Lions at the University Center.