2006–07 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team

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2006–07 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball
Conference Big 12 Conference
2006–07 record 23–12 (10–6 Big 12)
Head coach Bob Huggins
Assistant coach Frank Martin
Assistant coach Dalonte Hill
Assistant coach Brad Underwood
Home arena Fred Bramlage Coliseum (12,500)
Seasons
« 2005–06 2007–08 »
2006–07 Big 12 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Kansas† 14 2   .875     33 5   .868
Texas A&M 13 3   .813     27 7   .794
Texas 12 4   .750     25 10   .714
Kansas State 10 6   .625     23 12   .657
Texas Tech 9 7   .563     21 13   .618
Missouri 7 9   .438     18 12   .600
Oklahoma State 6 10   .375     22 13   .629
Nebraska 6 10   .375     17 14   .548
Oklahoma 6 10   .375     16 15   .516
Iowa State 6 10   .375     15 16   .484
Baylor 4 12   .250     15 16   .484
Colorado 3 13   .188     7 20   .259
2007 Big 12 Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll • Through March 27, 2011

The 2006–07 Kansas State Wildcats men's basketball team represented Kansas State University in the 2006–07 college basketball season. The team was led by first-year head coach Bob Huggins. It was Huggins' only season at K-State, as he left the following season to coach at his alma mater, West Virginia Mountaineers. The team concluded the season 23–12 (10–6) and reached the second round of the NIT Tournament.

Schedule[edit]

Date Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
Regular Season
November 11* William & Mary W 70-60  1–0 (0-0) Bramlage Coliseum
November 15* at Rutgers W 55-41  2–0 (0-0) Louis Brown Athletic Center
November 18* Tennessee Tech W 101-69  3–0 (0-0) Bramlage Coliseum
November 21* at New Mexico L 54-78  3–1 (0-0) The Pit
November 25* Coppin State W 68-57  4–1 (0-0) Bramlage Coliseum
November 29* at California L 48-78  4-2 (0-0) Haas Pavilion
December 2* at Colorado State L 83-84  4–3 (0-0) Moby Arena
December 5* Cleveland State W 93-60  5–3 (0-0) Bramlage Coliseum
December 9* at North Dakota State W 83-81  6–3 (0-0) Bison Sports Arena
December 17* Kennesaw State W 82-54  7–3 (0-0) Bramlage Coliseum
December 19* Maryland Eastern Shore W 79-58  8–3 (0-0) Bramlage Coliseum
December 22* vs. USC W 68-55  9–3 (0-0) Orleans Arena
(Findley Toyota Las Vegas Holiday Classic)
December 23* vs. New Mexico W 72-56  10-3 (0-0) Orleans Arena
(Findley Toyota Las Vegas Holiday Classic)
January 3* at Xavier L 66-76  10–4 (0-0) U.S. Bank Arena
Big 12 Regular Season
January 6 at Texas A&M L 65-69  10–5 (0-1) Reed Arena
January 8 Texas Tech L 52-62  10-6 (0–2) Bramlage Coliseum
January 13 at Missouri W 85-81  11-6 (1-2) Mizzou Arena
January 17 Baylor W 69-60  12-6 (2-2) Bramlage Coliseum
January 20 at Iowa State W 69-60  13-6 (3-2) Hilton Coliseum
January 20* Chicago State W 73-36  14-6 (3-2) Bramlage Coliseum
January 27 Nebraska W 61-45  15-6 (4-2) Bramlage Coliseum
January 31 Missouri W 61-45  16-6 (5-2) Bramlage Coliseum
February 3 at Texas W 73-72  17-6 (6-2) Frank Erwin Center
February 7 at Kansas L 70-97  17–7 (6-3) Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
(Sunflower Showdown)
February 10 Colorado W 78-59  18-7 (7-3) Bramlage Coliseum
February 13 at Nebraska L 63-74  18-7 (7-4) Devaney Sports Center
February 17 Iowa State W 65–47  19–7 (8-4) Bramlage Coliseum
February 19 Kansas L 62-71  19-8 (8-5) Bramlage Coliseum (13,340)
(Sunflower Showdown)
February 24 at Colorado W 87-71  20-8 (9-5) Coors Events Center
February 27 at Oklahoma State L 70-84  20–9 (9–6) Gallagher-Iba Arena
March 3 Oklahoma W 72–61  21-9 (10-6) Bramlage Coliseum
Phillips 66 2007 Big 12 Championship Tournament
March 9 vs. Texas Tech W 66-45  22-10 (10-6) Sprint Center
March 10 vs. Kansas L 61-67  22-11 (10-6) Sprint Center (18,879)
2007 NIT
March 14* Vermont W 59-57  23-11 (10-6) Bramlage Coliseum
(First Round)
March 19* DePaul L 65-70  23-12 (10-6) Bramlage Coliseum
(Second Round)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. ( ) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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Post-season[edit]

Big 12 Tournament[edit]

The Wildcats went on to a 10–6 record in conference play, earning a number 4 seed in the 2007 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The Wildcats faced the #5 seed Texas Tech Red Raiders and won 64-47. They went on to lose in the next round to the #1 seed and eventual champion, Kansas Jayhawks, 67-61.

NIT Tournament[edit]

The Wildcats earned a berth in the 2007 National Invitation Tournament as the #2 seed in the West Region. In the first round, they beat the #7 seed Vermont Catamounts, 59-57. They went on to face the #3 seed DePaul Blue Demons and lost, 70-65.

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