2006–07 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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2006–07 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2006–07 record 22–11 (8–8 ACC)
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium
Seasons
« 2005–06 2007–08 »
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 2006–07 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University. The Head Coach was Mike Krzyzewski, serving for his 27th year. The team played its home games in Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Gerald Henderson, Jr.
SF
Merion, Pennsylvania Episcopal Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) May 18, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Jon Scheyer
SG
Northbrook, Illinois Glenbrook North High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) May 17, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Lance Thomas
PF
Scotch Plains, New Jersey St. Benedict's Prep 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) May 4, 2006 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Brian Zoubek
C
Haddonfield, New Jersey Haddonfield Memorial High School 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 260 lb (120 kg) May 17, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 4   Rivals: 5  ESPN: N/A
  • 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]

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Jordan Davidson 12 G 6–1 180 Sophomore Melbourne, Arkansas
Gerald Henderson, Jr. 15 G 6–4 215 Freshman Merion, Pennsylvania
Steve Johnson 51 F 6–5 195 Freshman Colorado Springs, Colorado
David McClure 14 F 6–6 200 Sophomore Ridgefield, Connecticut
Josh McRoberts 2 F 6–10 240 Sophomore Carmel, Indiana
DeMarcus Nelson(c) 21 G 6–4 200 Junior Elk Grove, California
Joe Pagliuca 45 G 6–2 185 Senior Weston, Massachusetts
Greg Paulus 3 G 6–1 180 Sophomore Syracuse, New York
Martynas Pocius 5 G 6–5 190 Sophomore Vilnius, Lithuania
Jon Scheyer 30 G 6–5 180 Freshman Northbrook, Illinois
Nick Sutton 13 G 6–2 180 Freshman Kentfield, California
Lance Thomas 42 F 6–8 215 Freshman Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Griffin Tormey 40 G 5-11 165 Sophomore Chicago, Illinois
Brian Zoubek 55 C 7–1 260 Freshman Haddonfield, New Jersey

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
November 12, 2006* 8:30 PM Columbia #12 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC
(CBE Classic)
ESPNU W 86-43  9,314 1–0
November 13, 2006* 7:00 PM Georgia Southern #12 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC
(CBE Classic)
ESPN2 W 86–61  9,314 2–0
November 16, 2006* 7:00 PM UNC Greensboro #11 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ACC Select W 75-48  9,314 3–0
November 20, 2006* 7:00 PM vs. Air Force #11 Municipal AuditoriumKansas City, MO
(CBE Classic)
ESPN2 W 71-56  7,063 4–0
November 21, 2006* 10:20 PM vs. #13 Marquette #9 Municipal Auditorium • Kansas City, MO
(CBE Classic)
ESPN2 L 62-73  8,381 4-1
November 25, 2006* 7:00 PM Davidson #9 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC FSN W 75-47  9,314 5-1
November 28, 2006* 9:00 PM Indiana #11 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC
(ACC–Big Ten Challenge)
ESPN W 54-51  9,314 6–1
December 2, 2006* 7:00 PM #18 Georgetown #11 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN2 W 61-52  9,314 7–1
December 6, 2006* 7:00 PM Holy Cross #7 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN2 W 57-45  9,314 8-1
December 9, 2006* 12:00 PM George Mason #7 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN W 69-53  9,314 9-1
December 19, 2006* 7:00 PM Kent State #6 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN W 79-72  9,314 10–1
December 21, 2006* 9:00 PM vs. #22 Gonzaga #6 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(Aeropostate Classic)
ESPN2 W 61-54  19,528 11–1
December 31, 2006* 1:00 PM San Jose State #5 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC FSN W 70-51  9,314 12–1
January 2, 2007* 7:00 PM Temple #5 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN2 W 73-55  9,314 13–1
January 6, 2007 12:00 PM Virginia Tech #5 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN L 67-69 OT 9,314 13–2
January 10, 2007 7:00 PM at Georgia Tech #11 Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA ESPN L 63-74  9,191 13-3
January 14, 2007 5:30 PM at Miami (FL) #11 BankUnited CenterCoral Gables, FL FSN W 86-63  6,211 14-3
January 18, 2007 7:00 PM Wake Forest #14 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN W 62-40  9,314 15-3
January 20, 2007 3:30 PM at North Carolina State #14 RBC CenterRaleigh, NC ABC W 79-56  19,700 16-3
January 25, 2007 7:00 PM #19 Clemson #10 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN W 68-66  9,314 17-3
January 28, 2007 5:30 PM Boston College #10 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC FSN W 75-61  9,314 18-3
February 1, 2007 9:00 PM at Virginia #8 John Paul Jones ArenaCharlottesville, VA ESPN L 66-68  15,169 18-4
February 4, 2007 2:00 PM Florida State #8 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC FSN L 67-68  9,314 18-5
February 7, 2007 9:00 PM #5 North Carolina #16 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN L 73-79  9,314 18-6
February 11, 2007 5:00 PM at Maryland #16 Comcast CenterCollege Park, MD FSN L 60-72  17,950 18-7
February 14, 2007 9:00 PM at #21 Boston College Conte ForumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN W 78-70  8,606 19-7
February 18, 2007 1:00 PM Georgia Tech Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC CBS W 71–62  9,314 20-7
February 22, 2007 9:00 PM at Clemson #18 Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC ESPN W 71-66  10,000 21-7
February 25, 2007* 2:00 PM at St. John's #18 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY CBS W 67-50  17,283 22-7
February 28, 2007 9:00 PM #24 Maryland #14 Cameron Indoor Stadium • Durham, NC ESPN L 77-85  9,314 22-8
March 4, 2007 4:00 PM at #8 North Carolina #14 Dean Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC CBS L 72-86  21,750 22-9
March 8, 2007 7:00 PM vs. NC State #21 St. Pete Times ForumTampa, FL
(ACC Tournament First Round)
ESPN2 L 80-85 OT 22,269 22-10
March 15, 2007* 7:00 PM vs. #(11) VCU #(6) HSBC ArenaBuffalo, NY
(NCAA Tournament West Region First Round #6 vs #11)
CBS L 77-79  18,843 22-11
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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