2006–07 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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2006-07 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Indiana University (Athletics) logo.png
Conference Big Ten Conference
2006-07 record 21-11 (10-6 Big Ten)
Head coach Kelvin Sampson (1st year)
Assistant coach Dan Dakich
Assistant coach Rob Senderoff
Home arena Assembly Hall
Seasons
« 2005-06 2007-08 »
2006–07 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Ohio State 15 1   .938     35 4   .897
#6 Wisconsin 13 3   .813     30 6   .833
Indiana 10 6   .625     21 11   .656
Iowa 9 7   .563     17 14   .548
Purdue 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Illinois 9 7   .563     23 12   .657
Michigan State 8 8   .500     23 12   .657
Michigan 8 8   .500     22 13   .629
Minnesota 3 13   .188     9 22   .290
Penn State 2 14   .125     13 18   .419
Northwestern 2 14   .125     11 19   .367
2007 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of March 13, 2007; Rankings from AP Poll[1]

The 2006-07 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University in the 2006–07 college basketball season. Their head coach was Kelvin Sampson, in his first season with the Hoosiers. Sampson, formerly at Oklahoma was hired on March 29, 2006 to replace the recently resigned Mike Davis. The team played its home games at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers finished the season with an overall record 21-11 and a conference record of 10-6, placing them 3rd in the Big Ten Conference. Indiana lost the only Big Ten Tournament game in which they played, an overtime loss to Illinois. As a 7-seed in the NCAA Tournament, Indiana beat 10-seed Gonzaga to advance to the second round. They would fall to 2-seed UCLA to end the season.

2006-07 Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/Previous School
1 Armon Bassett G 6–1 176 Fr. Terre Haute, Indiana / Hargrave Military Academy (Virginia)
3 D.J. White F 6–9 251 Jr. Tuscaloosa, Alabama / Hillcrest High School
10 Roderick Wilmont G 6–4 203 RS Sr. Miramar, Florida / Miramar High School
11 Errek Suhr G 5–8 156 Sr. Bloomington, Indiana / Bloomington High School North
20 A. J. Ratliff G 6–3 188 Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana / North Central High School
21 Ben Allen C 6–11 256 So. Melbourne, Australia / Australian Institute of Sport
22 Lance Stemler F 6–8 210 Jr. Columbia, Illinois / Southwestern Illinois College
30 Mike White F 6–6 232 Jr. Springhill, Louisiana / Lee College
32 Joey Shaw G 6–6 193 RS Fr. Glendale, Arizona / Deer Valley High School
33 Xavier Keeling F 6–6 230 Fr. Huntsville, Alabama / J.O. Johnson High School
34 Adam Ahlfeld F 6–0 193 Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana / North Central High School
44 Kyle Taber F 6–8 220 RS So. Evansville, Indiana / Evansville Central High School
51 Earl Calloway G 6–3 173 Sr. Atlanta, Georgia / Georgia Perimeter College

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Armon Bassett
PG
Terre Haute, IN Hargrave Military Academy (VA) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oct 21, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Xavier Keeling
SG
Huntsville, AL Johnson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 24, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Lance Stemler
PF
Belleville, IL Southwestern Illinois CC 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) May 2, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Mike White
PF
Springhill, LA Lee (Tex.) College 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Apr 10, 2006 
Scout: N/A   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:

Schedule and results[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/13/2006* 9:00pm vs. Lafayette Conseco FieldhouseIndianapolis, IN
(NIT Season Tip-Off (Midwest Region))
ESPN2 W 91–66  8,037 1–0
11/14/2006* 9:00pm vs. Butler Conseco FieldhouseIndianapolis, IN
(NIT Season Tip-Off (Midwest Region))
ESPN L 55-60  9,594 1–1
11/17/2006* 8:00pm Indiana State Assembly HallBloomington, IN ESPN3 W 73–66  17,178 2–1
11/19/2006* 2:00pm Chicago State Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 90–69  17,004 3–1
11/28/2006* 9:00pm at #10 Duke Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC
(ACC – Big Ten Challenge)
ESPN L 51–54  9,314 3–2
12/2/2006* 8:00pm Charlotte Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 74–57  17,167 4–2
12/6/2006* 7:00pm Western Illinois Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 92–40  16,906 5–2
12/9/2006* 12:00pm Kentucky Rupp ArenaLexington, KY CBS L 54–59  24,253 5–3
12/17/2006* 8:00pm Southern Illinois Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN W 57–47  13,029 6–3
12/20/2006* 7:00pm Western Michigan Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 77–69  12,038 7–3
12/22/2006* 8:00pm IUPUI Conseco Fieldhouse • Indianapolis, IN ESPN3 W 86–57  8,172 8–3
12/30/2006* 8:00pm Ball State Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 71–57  15,553 9–3
1/2/2007 8:00pm at #6 Ohio State Value City ArenaColumbus, OH ESPN L 67–74  18,813 9–4 (0–1)
1/7/2007 4:30pm #24 Michigan State Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN CBS W 73–51  17,274 10–4 (1–1)
1/10/2007 7:00pm Purdue Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPNU W 85–58  17,287 11–4 (2–1)
1/13/2007 12:15pm at Penn State Bryce Jordan CenterUniversity Park, PA ESPN3 W 84–74  10,159 12–4 (3–1)
1/16/2007 7:00 pm Iowa Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN W 71–64  17,240 13–4 (4–1)
1/20/2007* 3:45pm at Connecticut XL CenterHartford, CT CBS W 77–73  16,294 14–4 (4–1)
1/23/2007 7:30pm at Illinois #24 Assembly HallChampaign, IL ESPN L 43–51  16,618 14–5 (4–2)
1/27/2007 12:00pm Michigan #24 Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN W 76–61  17,285 15–5 (5–2)
1/31/2007 7:00pm #2 Wisconsin #25 Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN W 71–66  17,142 16–5 (6–2)
2/3/2007 2:05 pm at Iowa #25 Carver-Hawkeye ArenaIowa City, IA ESPN L 75–81  15,500 16–6 (6–3)
2/10/2007 1:00pm Illinois #24 Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN CBS W 65–61  17,316 17–6 (7–3)
2/15/2007 7:00pm at Purdue #19 Mackey ArenaWest Lafayette, IN ESPN3 L 68–81  14,123 17–7 (7–4)
2/17/2007 4:00pm at Michigan #19 Crisler ArenaAnn Arbor, MI ESPN L 55–58  13,751 17–8 (7–5)
2/21/2007 7:00 pm Minnesota Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 71–59  17,228 18–8 (8–5)
2/24/2007 9:00pm at Michigan State Breslin CenterEast Lansing, MI ESPN L 58–66  14,759 18–9 (8–6)
2/28/2007 8:00pm Northwestern #22 Welsh-Ryan ArenaEvanston, IL W 69–65  6,358 19–9 (9–6)
3/3/2007 8:00pm Penn State Assembly Hall • Bloomington, IN ESPN3 W 94–63  17,315 20–9 (10–6)
Big Ten Tournament
3/9/2007 9:10pm vs. Illinois United CenterChicago, IL
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN3 L 54–58 OT 22,081 20–10 (10–6)
NCAA Tournament
3/15/2007* 9:45pm vs. Gonzaga Power Balance PavilionSacramento, CA
(First Round)
CBS W 70–57  16,338 21–10 (10–6)
3/17/2007* 8:10pm vs. UCLA Power Balance PavilionSacramento, CA
(Second Round)
CBS L 49–54  16,407 21–11 (10–6)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll.
  1. ^ "2007 Final AP Men's Basketball Poll". College Poll Archive. March 13, 2007.