2006–07 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team

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2006-07 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
Conference Big East Conference
Ranking
Coaches #NR
AP #NR
2006-07 record 17-14 (6-10 Big East)
Head coach Jim Calhoun
Home arena Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
Seasons
« 2005-06 2007-08 »
2006–07 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#8 Georgetown 13 3   .813     30 7   .811
#16 Louisville 12 4   .750     24 10   .706
#12 Pittsburgh 12 4   .750     29 8   .784
#17 Notre Dame 11 5   .688     24 8   .750
Syracuse 10 6   .625     24 11   .686
#20 Marquette 10 6   .625     24 10   .706
West Virginia 9 7   .563     27 9   .750
DePaul 9 7   .563     20 14   .588
Villanova 9 7   .563     22 11   .667
Providence 8 8   .500     18 13   .581
St. John's 7 9   .438     16 15   .516
Connecticut 6 10   .375     17 14   .548
Seton Hall 4 12   .250     13 16   .448
South Florida 3 13   .188     12 18   .400
Rutgers 3 13   .188     10 19   .345
Cincinnati 2 14   .125     11 19   .367
2007 Big East Tournament winner
As of April 2, 2007[1]; Rankings from AP Poll


Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Jerome Dyson
SG
Andover, NH Proctor Academy 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sep 17, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Ben Eaves
SF
Worcester, MA Worcester Academy 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 24, 2005 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Gavin Edwards
C
Gilbert, AZ Mesquite HS 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Mar 31, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Curtis Kelly
PF
New York, NY Rice HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jun 29, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Jonathan Mandeldove
C
Chatham, VA Hargrave Military Academy 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Sep 18, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Stanley Robinson
PF
Birmingham, AL Huffman High School-Magnet 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 212 lb (96 kg) Oct 11, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Hasheem Thabeet
C
Houston, TX Cypress Community Christian 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Jun 2, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Doug Wiggins
PG
East Hartford, CT East Hartford HS 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 160 lb (73 kg) Jan 3, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 5   Rivals: 4
  • Note: In many cases, Scout, Rivals, 247Sports, and ESPN may conflict in their listings of height and weight.
  • In these cases, the average was taken. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

Listed are the student athletes who are members of the 2006–2007 team.[2]

# Name Position Year
4 Jeff Adrien Forward So
24 Craig Austrie Guard So
11 Jerome Dyson Guard Fr
2 Ben Eaves Forward So
33 Gavin Edwards Forward Fr
35 Marty Gagne Guard Sr
25 Rob Garrison Guard So
1 Marcus Johnson Forward So
14 Curtis Kelly Forward Fr
32 Jonathan Mandeldove Center Fr
12 A. J. Price Guard So
21 Stanley Robinson Forward Fr
10 Ben Spencer Guard Jr
34 Hasheem Thabeet Center Fr
3 Doug Wiggins Guard Fr

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular season
2006/11/10* Quinnipiac #18 Harry A. Gampel PavilionStorrs, CT SNY W 53–46  10,167 1–0
2006/11/17* Central Arkansas #19 Hartford Civic CenterHartford, CT
(Hispanic College Fund Classic)
W 88–59  14,557 2–0
2006/11/18* Fairfield #19 Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT
(Hispanic College Fund Classic)
SNY W 74–49  14,232 3–0
2006/11/19* Ole Miss #19 Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT
(Hispanic College Fund Classic)
ESPNU W 77–59  14,813 4–0
2006/11/26* Albany #18 Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT FSN New York W 86–55  10,167 5–0
2006/11/29* Sacred Heart #15 Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT FSN New York W 89–46  10,167 6–0
2006/12/3* Texas Southern #15 Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT W 106–55  10,167 7–0
2006/12/6* Northeastern #10 Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT SNY W 81–53  10,167 8–0
2006/12/17* Saint Mary's College #8 Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT FSN New York W 89–73  14,308 9–0
2006/12/20* Pepperdine #11 Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT ESPNU W 88–66  15,117 10–0
2006/12/27* Coppin State #9 Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT W 84–41  15,351 11–0
2006/12/30 West Virginia #9 WVU ColiseumMorgantown, WV ESPN2 L 71–81  11,903 11–1 (0–1)
2007/1/2 South Florida #14 Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT SNY W 69–50  15,174 12–1 (1–1)
2007/1/6* #19 LSU #14 Pete Maravich Assembly CenterBaton Rouge, LA ESPN L 49–66  13,121 12–2
2007/1/10 #8 Marquette #22 Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT SNY L 69–73  10,167 12–3 (1–2)
2007/1/13 St. John's #22 Madison Square GardenNew York City, NY MSG W 68–59  12,178 13–3 (2–2)
2007/1/16 #6 Pittsburgh Petersen Events CenterPittsburgh, PA ESPN2 L 54–63  12,508 13–4 (2–3)
2007/1/20* Indiana Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT CBS L 73–77  16,294 13–5
2007/1/22 Louisville Freedom HallLouisville, KY ESPN L 54–68  19,876 13–6 (2–4)
2007/1/27 Providence Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT FSN New York L 72–84  16,294 13–7 (2–5)
2007/1/31 #21 DePaul Allstate ArenaRosemont, IL SNY L 58–66  10,003 13–8 (2–6)
2007/2/3 Rutgers Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT MSG W 61–50  16,294 14–8 (3–6)
2007/2/5 Syracuse Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT ESPN W 67–60  10,167 15–8 (4–6)
2007/2/11* Georgia Tech Georgia DomeAtlanta, GA CBS L 52–65  19,194 15–9
2007/2/14 Seton Hall Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT MSG W 67–55  10,167 16–9 (5–6)
2007/2/17 Syracuse Carrier DomeSyracuse, NY ABC L 63–73  32,376 16–10 (5–7)
2007/2/21 Rutgers Louis Brown Athletic CenterPiscataway, NJ FSN New York W 65–55  7,070 17–10 (6–7)
2007/2/25 Louisville Hartford Civic Center • Hartford, CT CBS L 69–76  16,294 17–11 (6–8)
2007/2/28 Villanova Harry A. Gampel Pavilion • Storrs, CT ESPN L 74–78  10,167 17–12 (6–9)
2007/3/3 #10 Providence Verizon CenterWashington, DC CBS L 46–59  18,764 17–13 (6–10)
Big East Tournament
2007/3/7 Syracuse Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(First Round)
ESPN L 65–78  N/A 17–14

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