Bernard Johnson Coliseum
|Full name||Bernard Johnson Coliseum|
|Former names||University Coliseum (1976-1986)|
|Location||1964 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville, Texas 77340
|Owner||Sam Houston State University|
|Operator||Sam Houston State University|
|Opened||February 9, 1976|
|Sam Houston State Bearkats (NCAA) (1977–present)|
Bernard Johnson Coliseum is a 6,110-seat multi-purpose arena in Huntsville, Texas. It was built in 1976 and is home to the Bearkats men's and women's basketball teams and the Bearkats women's volleyball team. It hosted the Southland Conference men's basketball tournament in 2003. It was also home to XWO Reborn, a professional wrestling organization that promoted shows throughout south Texas.
Sammypalooza & Kat Comedy Showcase
Since the fall of 2010, the Bernard G. Johnson Coliseum has been to the home of Sammypalooza, a free concert event for the SHSU community.
Starting in 2011, the Kat Comedy Showcase event was also added.
2011: Gabriel Iglesias
2013 (Spring): Mike Epps
- "SHSU Men's Basketball Record Book: Johnson Coliseum" (PDF). Sam Houston State Athletics. Retrieved 2013-05-10.
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