Team preview: Sam Houston St.

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 6, 2003, 11:03 AM ET
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After going 23-7 overall and dominating the Southland Conference on way to its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament, Sam Houston will again be eyeing a trip to the postseason.

But the loss of five senior starters and three key reserves has some believing the Bearkats should be hopeful of a spot in the eight-team conference tournament, much less the Big Dance.