THURSDAY 01/10/19 – KAT MEN IN FIRST AND KAT WOMEN WIN

DESPITE AN OVERALL RECORD THAT IS A GAME BELOW .500 – 7-&-8 – THE SHSU BEARKAT MEN WAKE UP THIS MORNING IN SOLE POSSESSION OF 1ST PLACE IN THE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE. THE KATS IMPROVED TO 2-&-0 IN THE LEAGUE WITH WEDNESDAY’S 78-69 VICTORY ON THE ROAD AGAINST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

1ST-YEAR HEAD COACH RAVON JUSTICE PICKED UP HER 1ST SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE WIN WEDNESDAY AT JOHNSON COLISEUM AS THE BEARKAT WOMEN HELD ON FOR A 66-62 VICTORY OVER THE SUGAR BEARS OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS. NEXT ACTION FOR THE SAM HOUSTON TEAMS IS SET FOR SATURDAY WHEN THE BEARKAT MEN HOST INCARNATE WORD AT 5:30PM AT JOHNSON COLISEUM, WHILE THE BEARKAT WOMEN WILL BE IN SAN ANTONIO TO FACE UIW IN A 1PM TIPOFF.

IN LOCAL HOOPS TODAY, THE ALPHA OMEGA LIONS & LADY LIONS ARE SCHEDULED TO BE IN HOUSTON FOR GAMES AGAINST BRIARWOOD SCHOOL – THE GIRLS TIP AT 6PM, FOLLOWED BY THE BOYS AT 7:30PM.

IN THE NBA ON WEDNESDAY, THE HOUSTON ROCKETS LOST 116-109 AT HOME TO MILWAUKEE…THE SAN ANTONIO SPURS FELL AT MEMPHIS 96-86…..AND THE DALLAS MAVERICKS SNAPPED A 7-GAME LOSING STREAK WITH A 104-94 HOME VICTORY OVER PHOENIX…..TODAY, THE SPURS WILL BE AT HOME FOR AN 8:30PM TIPOFF AGAINST OKLAHOMA CITY ON T-N-T.

IN LOCAL SOCCER, BOTH THE HUNTSVILLE HORNETS & LADY HORNETS WILL SEE TOURNAMENT ACTION ON THE ROAD. THE HORNETS WILL BE IN A TOURNEY AT KINGWOOD PARK, WHILE THE LADY HORNETS WILL PLAY IN A TOURNAMENT IN NACOGDOCHES.

IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT SPORTSBOOK STARTED TAKING BETS THIS WEEK ON WIN TOTALS FOR THE UPCOMING BASEBALL SEASON. THE HOUSTON ASTROS TOP THE BOARD WITH 97.5 WINS, AND ARE AMONG 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE TEAMS PROJECTED TO WIN MORE THAN 91 GAMES. THE LOS ANGELES DODGERS & NEW YORK YANKEES ARE CURRENTLY CO-FAVORITES AT 5-TO-1 TO WIN THE WORLD SERIES. THE ASTROS ARE NEXT AT 11-TO-2.

IN THE NFL, THE DENVER BRONCOS WILL ANNOUNCE TODAY THEY HAVE REACHED AN AGREEMENT WITH CHICAGO DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR VIC FANGIO TO BE THE BRONCOS’ HEAD COACH.

IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL ON WEDNESDAY, LESS THAN 48 HOURS AFTER CLINCHING A 2ND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP IN 3 YEARS, CLEMSON HEAD COACH DABO SWINNEY WAS THE NAMED THE PAUL “BEAR” BRYANT COACH OF THE YEAR IN A CEREMONY IN HOUSTON.

ON THE PGA TOUR, TODAY MARKS THE 1ST ROUND OF THE SONY OPEN IN HAWAII.

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