Sam Houston State faces Wiley College in the team's home opener at 11 a.m. from Johnson Coliseum in the squad's annual ‘Pack The House' game on Friday.
The Bearkats led by as many as 13 points and took a five-point lead into the half only to see Arkansas hit seven second-half three pointers as the Razorbacks upended Sam Houston, 65-54.
The Bearkats face Arkansas at 10:30 a.m. from Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark., in the third Division I game of the 2017-18 season. The matchup against the Razorbacks can be seen on the SEC Network Plus.
Thirteen different Bearkats saw action, while Kiera McKinney used a breakout performance, leading the squad to a 76-61 exhibition victory against LSU Alexandria on Sunday afternoon.
The Bearkats will do their part to aid hurricane relief across Texas as the women face LSU-Alexandria at 3 p.m. followed by the men taking on UTSA at 6:15 p.m presented by Huntsville Memorial Hospital.
The Sam Houston State Bearkats will do their part to aid hurricane relief efforts across Texas as they have added an exhibition game vs UTSA on Nov. 5 at Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum.
The Bearkats have been picked to finish 13th in the Southland Conference women's preseason poll as voted on by the league's head coaches and sports information directors.
Season tickets for Sam Houston State Bearkat basketball are on sale now, with ticket packages available for fans prior to the season starting, which opens in November.
When Sam Houston State reported for practice on Monday, the hard work had already been well underway in anticipation of the 2017-18 season.
Jaime Gonzales has joined the Sam Houston State women's basketball staff as an assistant coach, head coach Brenda Nichols announced Monday.
Sam Houston State women's basketball will play 16 home games and face challenging non-conference road tests against the SEC and Conference USA, head coach Brenda Nichols announced on Thursday.
With the upcoming 2017-18 athletic season nearing its start, Bearkat Athletics will take a look back at the 2016-17 season throughout the summer months, highlighting the best of the past year.