Head Coach Mark Johnson and the Bearkats of Sam Houston will play the first 14 games at home to open their 2009 campaign. They will get started with a four game home contest against Creighton on opening weekend starting on February 20th. Bearkats will follow it up with a mid week contest with Prairie View A&M. Then Saint Mary’s, Nebraska, and Missouri State will visit Huntsville for a Tournament the weekend of the 27th of February.
The rest of the Non conference has teams from Rice, Baylor, Houston, Utah visiting the Bearkats and the will Visit A&M and then a return trip to Rice.
Coach Johnson and the Bearkats open the Southland Conference at home with a weekend contest on March the 6th against UT-Arlington. The following weekend they will travel San Marcos to face the Bobcats of Texas State. They will then close conference play at home on May 14th against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi.
SLC Tournament will begin Wednesday May 20 at Corpus Christi, Texas.