The Sam Houston State Bearkats got 16 points from Torry Butler, but were otherwise marred by cold shooting on Saturday afternoon in a 69-53 loss to UIW at the McDermott Convocation Center.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats cut a 19-point second-half lead down to just four, but could not complete the comeback as Houston Baptist earned its fourth straight win with an 88-77 victory on Thursday night at Sharp Gym.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats open a key two-game road weekend on Thursday when they look to even the score with Houston Baptist at Sharp Gym.
For three Bearkat seniors this season is the culmination of a journey that is nearing an end, but it is still an unwritten end for Paul Baxter, Dakarai Henderson and Aurimas Majauskas.
Sam Houston State used a second-half run and four double-digit performances to pull away from a pesky UIW squad, 72-63 on Saturday night at Johnson Coliseum.
John Dewey III's bucket with just 3.7 seconds remaining forced overtime, but the Lamar Cardinals were able to outlast the Sam Houston State Bearkats in the extra period, defeating the Kats for the first time in Beaumont since 2008 with an 80-76 overtime win on Thursday night at the Montagne Center.
Despite dropping its first game since the calendar turned to 2017 on Saturday, the Sam Houston State Bearkats still find themselves atop the Southland Conference standings with just seven games remaining in the regular season and they will try to strengthen that grip on first place on Thursday when they travel to Beaumont to take on Lamar.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats have had their fare share of success with former players landing on professional level all over the world. Currently there are nine former 'Kats playing worldwide.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats saw their eight-game win streak come to an end, falling 71-64, to Abilene Christian on Saturday afternoon at Moody Coliseum.
Sam Houston broke through early in the second half and came up with some critical stops late, defeating Stephen F. Austin, 72-63 to remain in first place in the Southland Conference.
The Battle of the Piney Woods comes to the hardwood in Huntsville on Thursday when the league-leading Sam Houston State Bearkats take on rival Stephen F. Austin at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats led by as much as 16 points, but had to withstand a late comeback from Southeastern Louisiana to pull out its seventh straight victory, 71-69, on Saturday night over the Lions at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.