2006–07 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team

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2006–07 George Mason Patriots men's basketball
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Conference Colonial Athletic Association
2006–07 record 18–15 (9–9 CAA)
Head coach Jim Larranaga
Assistant coach Scott Cherry
Assistant coach James Johnson
Assistant coach Chris Caputo
Home arena Patriot Center
Seasons
« 2005–06 2007–08 »
2006–07 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
VCU 16 2   .889     28 7   .800
Old Dominion 15 3   .833     24 9   .727
Hofstra 13 5   .722     23 9   .719
Drexel 13 5   .722     22 10   .688
George Mason 9 9   .500     18 15   .545
Northeastern 9 9   .500     13 19   .406
Towson 8 10   .444     15 17   .469
William & Mary 5 13   .278     11 20   .355
Georgia State 5 13   .278     9 21   .300
UNC Wilmington 4 14   .222     7 22   .241
James Madison 4 14   .222     7 23   .233
Delaware 3 15   .167     5 26   .161
CAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006–07 George Mason Patriots men's basketball team began their 41st season of collegiate play on November 11, 2006 at Cleveland State. They are coming off their historic 2005–2006 season where they lost to the Florida Gators in the Final Four of the 2006 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament.

Season notes[edit]

Awards[edit]

Second Team All-CAA

  • Will Thomas

Third Team All-CAA

  • Folarin Campbell

CAA All-Defensive Team

  • Will Thomas

CAA Player of the Week

  • Will Thomas – Nov. 13
  • Jordan Carter – Jan. 15

CAA Rookie of the Week

  • Louis Birdsong – Dec. 26

Roster[edit]

2006–07 George Mason men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
F 33 Birdsong, LouisLouis Birdsong 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Mount Saint Joseph’s Baltimore, MD
G 12 Burns, TimTim Burns 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Worcester Academy Greenfield, MA
G 42 Campbell, FolarinFolarin Campbell 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Springbrook Silver Spring, MD
G 2 Carter, JordanJordan Carter 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Brebeuf Indianapolis, IN
F 40 Fleming, ChrisChris Fleming 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 240 lb (109 kg) So Osbourn Park Manassas, VA
F 3 Konate, MakanMakan Konate 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Worcester Academy Mali
G 24 Makings, CharlesCharles Makings 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr St. John's College Silver Spring, MD
F 32 Monroe, DarrylDarryl Monroe 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 275 lb (125 kg) Jr First Colonial Virginia Beach, VA
F 5 Norwood, GabeGabe Norwood 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr State College State College, PA
G 1 Smith, DreDre Smith 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Lamar Houston, TX
F 34 Thomas, WillWill Thomas 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Jr Mount Saint Joseph’s Baltimore, MD
F 13 Urbina, JesusJesus Urbina 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) RS Jr Amelia Academy Venezuela
G 23 Vaughn, JohnJohn Vaughn 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 179 lb (81 kg) RS So Laurel Laurel, MD
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: 2010-07-27

Stats[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
Folarin Campbell 32 32 32.7 .376 .307 .722 3.9 3.8 1.3 .3 13.9
Will Thomas 33 33 34.8 .627 .000 .622 6.9 2.2 .6 .6 13.3
John Vaughan 32 13 23.3 .397 .311 .655 2.8 1.1 .6 .0 8.3
Dre Smith 32 18 22.6 .410 .391 .593 2.2 1.3 .8 .1 8.0
Darryl Monroe 33 19 20.9 .563 .000 .471 3.9 1.1 .5 .6 6.1
Jordan Carter 33 24 23.1 .483 .460 .676 2.9 2.2 1.0 .2 5.0
Gabe Norwood 33 9 18.7 .465 .382 .706 2.1 1.8 .7 .2 3.6
Louis Birdsong 30 5 13.6 .488 .000 .762 2.9 .6 .2 .4 3.3
Tim Burns 18 2 6.9 .353 .346 .333 .4 .2 .1 .1 1.9
Chris Fleming 19 3 7.0 .542 .000 .500 .8 .1 .1 .1 1.5
Charles Makings 7 0 2.7 1.000 .000 .500 1.0 .1 .0 .0 1.3
Jesus Urbina 21 6 8.8 .324 .100 .200 2.5 .1 .2 .2 1.1
Sammy Hernandez 2 0 4.5 .500 .000 .000 1.5 .5 .0 .0 1.0
Makan Konate 9 1 2.1 .143 .000 .000 .3 .1 .0 .0 .2

Game log[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
November 1* 7:00 p.m. Marymount Patriot CenterFairfax, VA
(Exhibition)
W 84–48 
November 11* 3:00 p.m. at Cleveland State Wolstein CenterCleveland, OH W 79–74  1–0
November 18* 4:00 p.m. Wichita State Patriot CenterFairfax, VA
(Final Four Banner Unveiling)
ESPN2 L 72–66  1–1
November 21* 7:00 p.m. at Hampton Hampton, VA W 55–46  2–1
November 25* 2:00 p.m. at Creighton Qwest Center OmahaOmaha, NE L 58–56  2–2
November 27* 7:00 p.m. Florida International Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA W 65–39  3–2
December 3* 1:30 p.m. vs. Bucknell Verizon CenterWashington, D.C.
(BB&T Classic)
Comcast L 60–57  3–3
December 6* 7:00 p.m. at Radford Dedmon CenterRadford, VA W 62–60  4–3
December 9* 12:00 p.m. at #7 Duke Cameron IndoorDurham, NC ESPN L 69–53  4–4
December 21* 7:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Hart Recreation Center • Worcester, MA W 58–46  5–4
December 28 7:00 p.m. at Drexel Daskalakis Athletic CenterPhiladelphia, PA CN8 L 61–49  5–5 (0–1)
December 30* 12:00 p.m. Mississippi State Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA Comcast W 63–59  6–5
January 3 7:00 p.m. William & Mary Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA L 67–63  6–6 (0–2)
January 6 2:00 p.m. at Old Dominion Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, VA Comcast L 65–63  6–7 (0–3)
January 8 7:00 p.m. UNC-Wilmington Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 55–34  7–7 (1–3)
January 11 7:00 p.m. at Towson Towson CenterTowson, MD ESPNU W 73–44  8–7 (2–3)
January 13 2:00 p.m. James Madison Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 73–52  9–7 (3–3)
January 16 7:00 p.m. at William & Mary Kaplan ArenaWilliamsburg, VA MASN W 76–63  10–7 (4–3)
January 20 4:00 p.m. Northeastern Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 78–53  11–7 (5–3)
January 24 7:00 p.m. Virginia Commonwealth Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA Comcast L 75–62  11–8 (5–4)
January 27 2:00 p.m. at James Madison JMU Convocation CenterHarrisonburg, VA Comcast W 59–41  12–8 (6–4)
January 29 7:00 p.m. at UNC-Wilmington Trask ColiseumWilmington, NC MASN L 65–58  12–9 (6–5)
January 31 7:00 p.m. Delaware Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 89–59  13–9 (7–5)
February 3 6:00 p.m. Old Dominion Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA ESPNU L 66–56  13–10 (7–6)
February 8 7:00 p.m. at Virginia Commonwealth Stuart C. Siegel CenterRichmond, VA ESPNU L 63–49  13–11 (7–7)
February 10 4:00 p.m. Hofstra Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA ESPN L 68–60  13–12 (7–8)
February 14 7:00 p.m. at Delaware Bob Carpenter CenterNewark, DE MASN W 66–46  14–12 (8–8)
February 17* 4:00 p.m. Kent State Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA
(Homecoming/ESPN Bracket Busters)
ESPN360 L 68–62  14–13
February 20 7:00 p.m. Georgia State Patriot Center • Fairfax, VA MASN W 60–54  15–13 (9–8)
February 24 1:00 p.m. at Northeastern Matthews ArenaBoston L 73–50  15–14 (9–9)
March 2 8:30 p.m. vs. James Madison Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(CAA Tournament First Round)
W 73–62  16–14
March 3 8:30 p.m. vs. Hofstra Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(CAA Tournament Quarterfinals)
Cox W 64–61  17–14
March 4 5:30 p.m. vs. Old Dominion Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(CAA Tournament Semifinals)
W 79–63  18–14
March 5 7:00 p.m. vs. Virginia Commonwealth Richmond ColiseumRichmond, VA
(CAA Tournament Finals)
ESPN L 65–59  18–15
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

Recruiting[edit]

The following is a list of players signed for the 2007–08 season:

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Vlad Moldoveanu
PF
Bucharest, Romania St. John’s College 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 11, 2006 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Cam Long
SG
Woodbridge, Virginia Freedom 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sep 18, 2006 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Isaiah Tate
SG
Hyattsville, Maryland DeMatha 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Aug 24, 2006 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Jay Threatt
PG
Highland Springs, Virginia Highland Springs 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 165 lb (75 kg) May 9, 2007 
Scout:2/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • 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:

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