2006–07 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team
|2006-07 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball|
2007 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament, #8 Seed, second round
2007 National Invitation Tournament, second round
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|2006-07 record||22-13 (8-8, 7th-t Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Tommy Amaker|
|Assistant coach||Mike Jackson|
|Assistant coach||Andrew Moore|
|Assistant coach||Dave Pilipovich|
|2006–07 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings|
|† 2007 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of March 13, 2007; Rankings from AP Poll
The 2006-07 Michigan Wolverines men's basketball team represented the University of Michigan in intercollegiate college basketball during the 2006-07 season. The team played its home games in the Crisler Arena in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference. Under the direction of head coach Tommy Amaker, the team finished tied for seventh in the Big Ten Conference. The team earned an eighth seed and advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2007 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament. The team earned an invitation to the 2007 National Invitation Tournament. The team was unranked for all eighteen weeks of Associated Press Top Twenty-Five Poll, and it also ended the season unranked in the final USA Today/CNN Poll. The team had a 1–5 record against ranked opponents, with its lone victory coming against #24 Indiana 58–55 on February 17, 2007 at Crisler Arena.
Lester Abram served as team captains, and Dion Harris earned team MVP honors. The team's leading scorers were Harris (469 points), Courtney Sims (401 points) and Abram (319 points). The leading rebounders were Sims (218), Brent Petway (205) and Ekpe Udoh (139).
In the 2007 Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Tournament at the United Center from March 8–11, Michigan was seeded eighth. In the first round, they defeated number 9 Minnesota49–40 before losing to number 1 Ohio State 72–62 in the second round.
On March 13, 2007, Michigan defeated six seeded Utah State 68–58 at Crisler Arena in the first round of the 2006 National Invitation Tournament. Then Michigan lost to two seeded Florida State 87–66 at the Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, Florida in the second round.
Team Players Drafted into the NBA
|2010||1||6||Ekpe Udoh*||Golden State Warriors|
*Transferred to Baylor Bears basketball before being drafted
- Michigan Wolverines men's basketball
- 2007 National Invitation Tournament
- NIT all-time team records
- NIT bids by school and conference
- NIT championships and semifinal appearances
- "2007 Final AP Men's Basketball Poll". College Poll Archive. March 13, 2007.
- "Big Ten Basketball 2009-10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 69. Retrieved 2010-09-14.
- "Big Ten Tournament". CBS Interactive. p. 2. Retrieved 2010-09-18.
- "Postseason NIT". CBS Interactive. p. 68. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
- "Division I Records". National Collegiate Athletic Association. pp. 68–83. Retrieved 2010-09-18.
- "Division I Records". National Collegiate Athletic Association. p. 90. Retrieved 2010-09-18.
- "Through The Years". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. p. 50. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
- "All-Time Accolades". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. pp. 9–10. Retrieved 2010-09-21.
- "Men's Basketball Statistic Archive Query Page". MGoBlue.com. CBS Interactive. Retrieved September 22, 2010.
- "Big Ten Basketball 2009-10 Media Guide". CBS Interactive. p. 34. Retrieved 2010-09-02.
- "Big Ten Tournament". CBS Interactive. p. 3. Retrieved 2010-09-22.