2016-2017 Sam Houston State Bearkats

2016-2017 Sam Houston State Bearkats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
0 Albert Almanza So F 6-6 195 - Austin (TX) United States St. Stephen's Episcopal School
21 Paul Baxter Sr G 6-2 210 Mar 14, 1994 Austin (TX) United States Bowie High School
24 Torry Butler Sr SG 6-6 216 Aug 28, 1995 Monticello (AR) United States Monticello High School
2 Cam Delaney So G 6-4 205 Oct 24, 1995 Killeen (TX) United States Harker Heights High School
15 Josh Delaney So G 6-0 173 - Killeen (TX) United States Harker Heights High School
11 John Dewey So PG 6-0 170 Jul 15, 1995 Bronx (NY) United States Holderness School
23 Christopher Galbreath, Jr. Jr F 6-7 210 - Chicago (IL) United States Quakerdale Prep Academy
3 Dakarai Henderson Sr G 6-3 200 Oct 6, 1993 Pearland (TX) United States Glenda Dawson High School
10 Phillip Jones Sr F 6-7 210 Jul 18, 1993 Freeport Bahamas Piney Woods High School
1 Demetrius Levarity Jr SF 6-7 200 - New Orleans (LA) United States Klein Oak High School
5 Jesse Lopez Jr F 6-7 210 - El Paso (TX) United States Bowie High School
13 Aurimas Majauskas Sr F 6-8 228 May 11, 1993 Marijampole Lithuania Future College Prep
4 Jovante' Spivey Sr PG 6-0 170 - Savannah (GA) United States Savannah High School
33 Justin Van Pelt Fr C 6-11 220 - Cypress (TX) United States Cypress Falls High School
20 Jamal Williams Jr G 6-5 200 Oct 17, 1996 Houston (TX) United States Episcopal High School

Sam Houston State Transfers Sitting Out 2016-2017

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality Transferred From
- Marcus Harris Jr G 6-0 180 - San Antonio (TX) United States San Diego

Recent Sam Houston State Bearkats History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2016-2017 21-13 (10-8) 5th (Southland) 3rd Rnd N/A
2015-2016 18-16 (12-6) 3rd (Southland) 3rd Rnd CIT 1st Rnd
2014-2015 26-9 (15-3) 2nd (Southland) Runner Up CIT 2nd Rnd
2013-2014 24-11 (13-5) 3rd (Southland) Runner Up CIT 2nd Rnd
2012-2013 17-17 (8-10) 5th (Southland) 3rd Rnd N/A
2011-2012 13-19 (7-9) 7th (Southland) 1st Rnd N/A
2010-2011 18-13 (10-6) 2nd (Southland) 2nd Rnd N/A
2009-2010 25-8 (14-2) 1st (Southland) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2008-2009 18-12 (12-4) 2nd (Southland) 1st Rnd N/A
2007-2008 23-8 (10-6) 3rd (Southland) 2nd Rnd N/A
2006-2007 21-10 (13-3) 2nd (Southland) 1st Rnd N/A
2005-2006 22-9 (11-5) 2nd (Southland) Runner Up N/A
2004-2005 18-12 (11-5) 3rd (Southland) 2nd Rnd N/A
2003-2004 12-15 (8-8) 5th (Southland) 1st Rnd N/A
2002-2003 23-7 (17-3) 1st (Southland) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd

2016-2017 Sam Houston State Bearkats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
John Dewey All-Southland Third Team
Aurimas Majauskas All-Southland Third Team
Paul Baxter Southland All-Defensive Team
John Dewey Southland Player of the Week (Jan 29, 2017)
Christopher Galbreath, Jr. Southland Player of the Week (Dec 18, 2016)
Christopher Galbreath, Jr. Southland Player of the Week (Dec 25, 2016)

2016-2017 Sam Houston State Bearkats Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters J. Dewey P. Baxter D. Henderson C. Galbreath, Jr. A. Majauskas
Rotation J. Spivey T. Butler      
Rotation J. Delaney J. Williams      
Lim PT   C. Delaney A. Almanza    
Lim PT     J. Lopez    
Lim PT     P. Jones    

2016-2017 Sam Houston State Bearkats Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Dakarai Henderson 34 26.9 10.7 2.4 1.3 0.4 0.0 1.6
Christopher Galbreath, Jr. 34 19.0 10.1 6.4 0.5 0.6 0.7 1.7
John Dewey 34 28.6 10.0 3.5 4.9 1.4 0.0 3.2
Aurimas Majauskas 32 18.9 9.1 3.8 1.1 0.4 0.2 1.3
Paul Baxter 33 24.9 7.3 2.9 1.9 1.2 0.2 1.2
Torry Butler 34 19.6 6.9 6.4 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.9
Cam Delaney 22 9.7 4.7 1.7 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.7
Jovante' Spivey 33 15.0 4.7 1.5 1.5 0.4 0.1 1.0
Jamal Williams 34 15.7 4.0 2.8 1.1 0.4 0.3 1.1
Albert Almanza 34 12.9 4.0 1.9 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.4
Josh Delaney 30 11.2 3.8 0.9 0.8 0.4 0.0 0.5
Phillip Jones 19 7.8 3.0 2.1 0.1 0.5 0.3 0.8
Jesse Lopez 10 3.4 1.2 0.6 0.1 0.0 0.2 0.1

2016-2017 Sam Houston State Bearkats Front Office

Staff Member Position Start Season Previous Job
Jason Hooten Head Coach 2010-2011 Assistant Coach (Sam Houston State, 2004 to 2010)
Chris Mudge Assistant Coach 2010-2011 N/A
Chuck Taylor Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Assistant Coach (North Carolina Central, 2015 to 2016)
Jimmy Smith Assistant Coach 2016-2017 Head Coach (Texas Lutheran, 2014 to 2016)
Bobby Williams Athletic Director 1998-1999 N/A
Dustin Lenorman Head Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A