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 Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
November 1* Marymount
(Exhibition)
W 84–48  Patriot Center
November 11* at Cleveland State W 79–74  1–0 Wolstein Center
November 18* Wichita State
(Final Four Banner Unveiling)
L 72–66  1–1 Patriot Center
November 21* at Hampton W 55–46  2–1
November 25* at Creighton L 58–56  2–2 Qwest Center Omaha
November 27* Florida International W 65–39  3–2 Patriot Center
December 3* vs. Bucknell
(BB&T Classic)
L 60–57  3–3 Verizon Center
December 6* at Radford W 62–60  4–3 Dedmon Center
December 9* at #7 Duke L 69–53  4–4 Cameron Indoor
December 21* at Holy Cross W 58–46  5–4 Hart Recreation Center
December 28 at Drexel L 61–49  5–5 (0–1) Daskalakis Athletic Center
December 30* Mississippi State W 63–59  6–5 Patriot Center
January 3 William & Mary L 67–63  6–6 (0–2) Patriot Center
January 6 at Old Dominion L 65–63  6–7 (0–3) Ted Constant Convocation Center
January 8 UNC-Wilmington W 55–34  7–7 (1–3) Patriot Center
January 11 at Towson W 73–44  8–7 (2–3) Towson Center
January 13 James Madison W 73–52  9–7 (3–3) Patriot Center
January 16 at William & Mary W 76–63  10–7 (4–3) Kaplan Arena
January 20 Northeastern W 78–53  11–7 (5–3) Patriot Center
January 24 Virginia Commonwealth L 75–62  11–8 (5–4) Patriot Center
January 27 at James Madison W 59–41  12–8 (6–4) JMU Convocation Center
January 29 at UNC-Wilmington L 65–58  12–9 (6–5) Trask Coliseum
January 31 Delaware W 89–59  13–9 (7–5) Patriot Center
February 3 Old Dominion L 66–56  13–10 (7–6) Patriot Center
February 8 at Virginia Commonwealth L 63–49  13–11 (7–7) Stuart C. Siegel Center
February 10 Hofstra L 68–60  13–12 (7–8) Patriot Center
February 14 at Delaware W 66–46  14–12 (8–8) Bob Carpenter Center
February 17* Kent State
(Homecoming/ESPN Bracket Busters)
L 68–62  14–13 Patriot Center
February 20 Georgia State W 60–54  15–13 (9–8) Patriot Center
February 24 at Northeastern L 73–50  15–14 (9–9) Matthews Arena
March 2 vs. James Madison
(CAA Tournament First Round)
W 73–62  16–14 Richmond Coliseum
March 3 vs. Hofstra
(CAA Tournament Quarterfinals)
W 64–61  17–14 Richmond Coliseum
March 4 vs. Old Dominion
(CAA Tournament Semifinals)
W 79–63  18–14 Richmond Coliseum
March 5 vs. Virginia Commonwealth
(CAA Tournament Finals)
L 65–59  18–15 Richmond Coliseum
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
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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