2006–07 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season

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2006–07 Atlantic Coast Conference men's basketball season
League NCAA Division I
Sport Basketball
Number of teams 12
TV partner(s) Raycom, ESPN
Regular season
First place (tie) North Carolina (11–5)
Virginia (11–5)
Season MVP Jared DudleyBoston College
Tournament
Champions North Carolina (16th)
Tournament MVP Brandan Wright – UNC
Basketball seasons
2006–07 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 North Carolina 11 5   .688     31 7   .816
Virginia 11 5   .688     21 11   .656
#18 Maryland 10 6   .625     25 9   .735
Virginia Tech 10 6   .625     22 12   .647
Boston College 10 6   .625     21 12   .636
Duke 8 8   .500     22 11   .667
Georgia Tech 8 8   .500     20 12   .625
Clemson 7 9   .438     25 11   .694
Florida State 7 9   .438     22 13   .629
North Carolina State 5 11   .313     20 16   .556
Wake Forest 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
Miami (FL) 4 12   .250     12 20   .375
† ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2007 ACC Men's Basketball Season began on November 7, 2006 in College Park, Maryland, USA. It started when Maryland played Hampton in a non-conference game. The conference schedule began on December 3, 2006 in Charlottesville, Virginia where Virginia defeated NC State 67–62. Following the season the 2007 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament took place in Tampa, Florida with North Carolina claiming the crown.

Final standings[edit]

Team[1] ACC Regular Season ACC % ACC Home ACC Road All Games All Games % All Home All Road All Neutral
North Carolina 11–5 .688 7–1 4–4 31–7 .816 16–1 6–4 9–2
Virginia 11–5 .688 8–0 3–5 21–11 .656 16–1 3–6 2–4
Maryland 10–6 .625 6–2 4–4 25–9 .735 17–2 5–4 3–3
Virginia Tech 10–6 .625 6–2 4–4 22–12 .647 13–2 5–5 4–5
Boston College 10–6 .625 6–2 4–4 21–12 .636 14–4 5–6 2–2
Duke 8–8 .500 4–4 4–4 22–11 .667 15–4 5–4 2–3
Georgia Tech 8–8 .500 7–1 1–7 20–12 .645 17–1 1–8 2–3
Clemson 7–9 .438 4–4 3–5 25–11 .694 16–4 6–5 3–2
Florida State 7–9 .438 5–3 2–6 22–13 .629 16–3 4–9 2–1
North Carolina State 5–11 .313 3–5 2–6 20–16 .556 14–6 3–8 3–2
Wake Forest 5–11 .313 4–4 1–7 15–16 .484 12–5 2–9 1–2
Miami 4–12 .250 3–5 1–7 12–20 .375 8–7 3–9 1–4

Notes[edit]

  • UNC and UVA shared the regular season title.
  • Teams tied in the standings are ranked by non-conference record.

Statistical leaders[edit]

Points Per Game
Rebounds Per Game
Assists Per Game
Steals Per Game
Player School PPG Player School RPG Player School APG Player School SPG
Al Thornton FSU 19.7 Jared Dudley BC 8.3 Ishmael Smith WF 6.0 Jamon Gordon VT 2.8
Jared Dudley BC 19.0 Tyler Hansbrough UNC 7.9 Javaris Crittenton GT 6.1 Zabian Dowdell VT 2.1
Sean Singletary UVA 19.0 Josh McRoberts Duke 7.9 Ty Lawson UNC 5.6 Javaris Crittenton GT 2.0
Tyler Hansbrough UNC 18.4 Ekene Ibekwe MD 7.9 Tyrese Rice BC 5.4 D. J. Strawberry MD 2.0
J. R. Reynolds UVA 18.4 Kyle Visser WF 7.4 Sean Singletary UVA 4.7 Vernon Hamilton Clem. 1.9
Blocked Shots Per Game
Field Goal Percentage
Three-Point FG Percentage
Free Throw Percentage
Player School BPG Player School FG% Player School 3FG% Player School FT%
Ekene Ibekwe MD 2.7 Brandan Wright UNC 64.6 Jack McClinton Mia. 44.0 Jack McClinton Mia. 89.5
Josh McRoberts Duke 2.5 Ben McCauley NCSU 58.4 Sean Singletary UVA 87.2
Trevor Booker Clem. 2.2 Kyle Visser WF 48.4 Jon Scheyer Duke 84.6
James Gist MD 2.1 Jared Dudley BC 56.2 J. R. Reynolds UVA 83.2
Tyrelle Blair BC 2.1 Al Thornton FSU 53.0 Zabian Dowdell VT 80.6

Players of the week[edit]

Throughout the conference season, the ACC offices name a player and rookie of the week. The MVP of the ACC Tournament is the automatic winner of the final ACC player of the week of each season.

Week Player of the week Rookie of the week
November 13, 2006 Mamadi Diane, UVA Ishmael Smith, WF
November 20, 2006 D. J. Strawberry, MD Brandan Wright, UNC
November 27, 2006 Gavin Grant, NCSU Brandan Wright, UNC
December 4, 2006 Jack McClinton, Mia. Wayne Ellington, UNC
December 11, 2006 Jared Dudley, BC Trevor Booker, Clem.
December 18, 2006 Mike Jones, MD Brandan Wright, UNC
December 25, 2006 Jamon Gordon, VT Jon Scheyer, Duke
January 2, 2007 Sean Singletary, UVA Brandan Wright, UNC
Josh McRoberts, Duke
January 8, 2007 Sean Singletary, UVA Brandan Wright, UNC
January 15, 2007 Zabian Dowdell, VT Javaris Crittenton, GT
January 22, 2007 J. R. Reynolds, UVA Jon Scheyer, Duke
Dwayne Collins, Mia.
January 29, 2007 Zabian Dowdell, VT Ty Lawson, UNC
February 5, 2007 Jared Dudley, BC Brandon Costner, NCSU
February 12, 2007 Jared Dudley, BC Brandan Wright, UNC
Javaris Crittenton, GT
February 19, 2007 D. J. Strawberry, MD Greivis Vásquez, MD
February 26, 2007 D. J. Strawberry, MD Jon Scheyer, Duke
March 5, 2007 Al Thornton, FSU Javaris Crittenton, GT
March 12, 2007 Brandan Wright, UNC None Selected

ACC-Big Ten Challenge[edit]

November 27

November 28

November 29

    • Wake Forest did not play.
    • ACC won 8–3

Conference honors[edit]

ACC Conference awards were handed out at the conclusion of the regular season.

Player of the Year[edit]

Jared Dudley, Boston College[2]

Rookie of the Year[edit]

Brandan Wright, North Carolina[3]

Coach of the Year[edit]

Dave Leitao, Virginia[4]

Defensive Player of the Year[edit]

Jamon Gordon, Virginia Tech[5]

All-Atlantic Coast Conference[edit]

First Team

Second Team

Third Team

Honorable Mention: Ben McCauley, So., NCSU; James Mays, Jr., Clem.; DeMarcus Nelson, Jr., Duke; James Gist, Jr., MD; Ekene Ibekwe, Sr., MD[6]

All-ACC Freshman team[edit]

All-ACC Defensive team[edit]

ACC tournament[edit]

See 2007 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament

Postseason[edit]

NCAA tournament[edit]

ACC Record: 7–7

1 North Carolina (3–1) – Elite Eight

W 16 Eastern Kentucky 86–65
W 9 Michigan State 81–67
W 5 USC 74–64
L 2 Georgetown 84–96 (OT)

4 Virginia (1–1)

W 13 Albany 84–57
L 5 Tennessee 74–77

4 Maryland (1–1)

W 13 Davidson 82–70
L 5 Butler 59–62

5 Virginia Tech (1–1)

W 12 Illinois 54–52
L 4 Southern Illinois 48–63

6 Duke (0–1)

L 11 Virginia Commonwealth 77–79

7 Boston College (1–1)

W 10 Texas Tech 84–75
L 2 Georgetown 55–62

10 Georgia Tech (0–1)

L 7 UNLV 63–67

NIT[edit]

ACC Record: 8–3

1 Clemson (4–1) – Runner-Up

W 8 East Tennessee State 64–57
W 4 Ole Miss 89–68
W 2 Syracuse 74–70
W 1 Air Force 68–67
L 1 West Virginia 73–78

2 Florida State (2–1)

W 7 Toledo 77–61
W 3 Michigan 87–66
L 1 Mississippi State 71–86

6 North Carolina State (2–1)

W 3 Drexel 63–56
W 7 Marist 69–62
L 1 West Virginia 66–71

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ACC 2006–07 men's basketball Final Release" (PDF). ACC. April 8, 2007. Retrieved February 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ "BC's Jared Dudley Named ACC Player of the Year". ACC. March 6, 2007. Retrieved February 12, 2009. 
  3. ^ "North Carolina's Brandan Wright named ACC Rookie of the Year". ACC. March 6, 2007. Retrieved February 12, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Virginia's Dave Leitao Selected ACC Men's Basketball Coach Of The Year". ACC. March 6, 2007. Retrieved February 12, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Jamon Gordon Named ACC Defensive Player of the Year". ACC. March 6, 2007. Retrieved February 12, 2009. 
  6. ^ "ACSMA Announces 2007 ACC Men's Basketball All-ACC Teams". ACC. March 5, 2007. Retrieved February 12, 2009.