2006–07 Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball team

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2006–07 Southern Illinois Salukis men's basketball
Missouri Valley Regular Season Champion
NCAA Sweet Sixteen vs. Kansas, L, 58-61
Conference Missouri Valley Conference
Ranking
Coaches #13
AP #14
2006–07 record 29-7 (15-3 Missouri Valley)
Head coach Chris Lowery
Home arena SIU Arena
Seasons
« 2005–06 2007–08 »

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Kobby Acquah
C
Ghana Clark Atlanta University 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Aug 23, 2006 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Josh Bone
SG
Brentwood, TN Brentwood Academy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Oct 31, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:2/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Tyrone Green
PG
Harrisburg, IL Southeastern Illinois C.C. 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Mar 27, 2006 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: NR   Rivals: NR  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.

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Roster[edit]

Name # Position Height Weight Year Home Town
Kobby Acquah 11 Center 7-1 225 Senior Ghana
Jordan Armstrong 5 Forward 6–6 220 Freshman Muncie, IN
Joshua Bone 4 Guard 6–3 190 Freshman Brentwood, TN
Tony Boyle 35 Forward 6–8 230 Sophomore Desoto, MO
Wesley Clemmons 24 Guard 6-3 195 Sophomore Indianapolis, IN
Dion Coopwood 12 Guard 5-11 170 Junior Calumet City, IL
Christian Cornelius 21 Forward 6–7 205 Freshman Oak Park, IL
Randal Falker 14 Forward 6–7 230 Junior Saint Louis, MO
Jamaal Foster 23 Forward 6–10 225 Junior Columbia, MO
Tyrone Green 22 Guard 6–3 205 Junior Harrisburg, IL
Bryan Mullins 10 Guard 6–2 190 Sophomore Downers Grove, IL
Matt Shaw 32 Forward 6–7 225 Junior Centralia, IL
Jamaal Tatum 3 Guard 6–2 175 Senior Jefferson City, MO
Tony Young 15 Guard 6–0 190 Junior Schaumburg, IL

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Regular season
Nov 10* Washington (MO) SIU ArenaCarbondale, Illinois W 59-28  1–0
Nov 19* Murray State SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 62-46  2-0
Nov 23* vs. Arkansas HP Field HouseOrlando, Florida
(Old Spice Classic)
L 53-61  2–1
Nov 24* vs. Minnesota HP Field House • Orlando, Florida
(Old Spice Classic)
W 69-53  3–1
Nov 26* vs. Virginia Tech HP Field House • Orlando, Florida
(Old Spice Classic)
W 69-64  4–1
Nov 29* at Louisiana Tech Thomas Assembly CenterRuston, LA W 50-36  5–1
Dec 2* Saint Louis SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 65-56  6–1
Dec 9* at Western Kentucky E. A. Diddle ArenaBowling Green, Kentucky W 75-70  7-1
Dec 17* at Indiana Assembly HallBloomington, Indiana L 47-57  7–2
Dec 20* Central Michigan SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 74-61  8–2
Dec 23* at Saint Mary's College McKeon PavilionMoraga, California W 66-61  9–2
Dec 29 at Illinois State Redbird ArenaNormal, Illinois W 68-49  10–2 (1-0)Missouri Valley
Jan 1 Wichita State SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 73-68  11–2 (2-0)
Jan 4 at Drake Knapp CenterDes Moines, Iowa W 59-54  12–2 (3-0)
Jan 6 at Northern Iowa McLeod CenterCedar Falls, Iowa L 61-66  12-3 (3-1)
Jan 10 at Bradley Geno FordPeoria, Illinois L 46-48  12-4 (3-2)
Jan 13 Missouri State SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 76-56  13-4 (4-2)
Jan 15 Drake SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 72-62  14-4 (5-2)
Jan 17 at Evansville Roberts StadiumEvansville, Indiana L 68-75  14-5 (5-3)
Jan 20 at Creighton Qwest Center OmahaOmaha, Nebraska W 58-57  15-5 (6-3)
Jan 23 Northern Illinois SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 56-54  16-5 (7-3)
Jan 27 Illinois State SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 73-62  17-5 (8-3)
Jan 31 Indiana State SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 61-48  18-5 (9-3)
Feb 3 at Wichita State Charles Koch ArenaWichita, Kansas W 54-46  19-5 (10-3)
Feb 7 Bradley #20 SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 60-50  20-5 (11-3)
Feb 10 Creighton #20 SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 72-68  21-5 (12-3)
Feb 13 at Missouri State #15 JQH ArenaSpringfield, Missouri W 51-47  22-5 (13-3)
Feb 17 at #12 Butler #15 Bramlage ColiseumManhattan, Kansas ESPN W 68-64  23-5
Feb 21 at Indiana State #14 Hulman CenterTerre Haute, Indiana W 58-50  24-5 (14-3)
Feb 24 Evansville #14 SIU Arena • Carbondale, Illinois W 76-69  25-5 (15-3)
Missouri Valley Tournament
Mar 2 vs. Drake #11 Edward Jones DomeSt. Louis, Missouri
(Missouri Valley Conference Tournament)
W 71-59  26-5
Mar 3 vs. Bradley #11 Edward Jones Dome • St. Louis, Missouri
(Missouri Valley Conference Tournament)
W 53-51  27-5
Mar 4 vs. Creighton #11 Edward Jones Dome • St. Louis, Missouri
(Missouri Valley Conference Tournament)
L 61-67  27-6
NCAA Tournament
Mar 16 vs. (13) Holy Cross #13 (4) Nationwide ArenaColumbus, Ohio
(NCAA Div. I Tournament West Subregional)
W 61-51  28-6
Mar 18 vs. (5) Virginia Tech #13 (4) Nationwide Arena • Columbus, Ohio
(NCAA Div. I Tournament West Subregional)
W 63-48  29-6
Mar 22 vs. #2 (1) Kansas #13 (4) HP PavilionSan Jose, California
(NCAA Div. I Tournament West Regional Semifinal)
CBS L 58-61  29-7
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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