2019-2020 Sam Houston State Bearkats

2019-2020 Sam Houston State Bearkats Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
3 Chad Bowie Sr PG 6-2 180 - Missouri City (TX) United States Elkins High School
11 Xavier Bryant So G 6-0 180 - DeSoto (TX) United States Greenhill School
13 Bubba Furlong Jr FC 6-9 240 - Waco (TX) United States Midway High School
55 Pierce Hellums Fr G 6-2 175 - Tomball (TX) United States Concordia Lutheran High School
24 Cyrus Johnson Fr SG 6-5 220 - Los Angeles (CA) United States Culver City High School
4 Dajuan Jones So G 5-10 165 - Killeen (TX) United States Ellison High School
24 D.J. Kelley Fr G 6-3 225 - Cantonment (FL) United States J.M. Tate High School
20 Cade Kortan Fr G 6-0 180 - College Station (TX) United States College Station High School
3 DeMarkus Lampley Jr G 6-2 170 - Phenix City (AL) United States Central High School
20 Kai Mitchell Sr PF 6-7 245 - Spring Valley (NY) United States Spring Valley High School
10 Zach Nutall So PG 6-3 185 - Bryan (TX) United States Bryan High School
1 R.J. Smith Jr SF 6-5 220 - Olathe (KS) United States Olathe North High School
13 Dainan Swoope Sr G 6-0 185 Dec 13, 1996 Kansas City (KS) United States Sunrise Christian Academy
5 Terryonte Thomas Jr GF 6-4 205 - Columbus (MS) United States New Hope High School
- Mark Tikhonenko So F 6-10 240 Mar 13, 1998 Moscow Russia Mt. Zion Prep

Recent Sam Houston State Bearkats History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2019-2020 18-13 (11-9) 4th (Southland) 2nd Rnd N/A
2018-2019 21-12 (16-2) 1st (Southland) 3rd Rnd NIT 1st Rnd
2017-2018 21-15 (12-6) 4th (Southland) 3rd Rnd CIT 4th Rnd
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

2019-2020 Sam Houston State Bearkats Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Kai Mitchell NABC All-District (22) Second Team
Zach Nutall NABC All-District (22) Second Team
Kai Mitchell All-Southland First Team
Zach Nutall All-Southland First Team
Chad Bowie Southland All-Defensive Team
Kai Mitchell Southland Player of the Week (Feb 17, 2020)
Kai Mitchell Southland Player of the Week (Dec 30, 2019)
Kai Mitchell Southland Player of the Week (Dec 9, 2019)

2019-2020 Sam Houston State Bearkats Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Swoope C. Bowie Z. Nutall R. Smith K. Mitchell
Rotation D. Lampley X. Bryant      
Rotation D. Jones        
Lim PT   T. Thomas   B. Furlong M. Tikhonenko
Lim PT   C. Johnson      

2019-2020 Sam Houston State Bearkats Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Zach Nutall 30 29.9 15.4 4.5 2.0 1.5 0.2 2.3
Kai Mitchell 31 24.1 14.4 6.1 2.1 0.8 1.2 2.3
Chad Bowie 30 25.1 8.7 3.8 2.5 2.1 0.3 1.8
DeMarkus Lampley 28 18.4 8.0 2.2 0.9 0.7 0.1 0.4
Dainan Swoope 30 25.8 7.7 2.2 2.6 1.1 0.1 1.7
R.J. Smith 31 24.1 7.7 4.5 0.9 0.7 0.1 1.3
Xavier Bryant 31 16.2 5.6 1.8 2.3 1.1 0.0 1.7
Mark Tikhonenko 31 11.0 3.6 2.1 0.5 0.2 0.1 0.6
Terryonte Thomas 30 10.6 3.4 2.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.6
Dajuan Jones 29 14.1 2.8 1.1 1.9 0.7 0.1 1.2
Bubba Furlong 24 6.7 2.2 1.7 0.3 0.3 0.8 0.3
Cyrus Johnson 24 6.7 1.4 1.6 0.2 0.1 0.2 0.5

2019-2020 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
Phil Forte Assistant Coach 2019-2020 Graduate Manager (Saint Louis, 2017 to 2019)
Bobby Williams Athletic Director 1998-1999 N/A
Dustin Lenorman Head Athletic Trainer 2016-2017 N/A