2006–07 Texas Longhorns men's basketball team

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2006-07 Texas Longhorns men's basketball
Texas Longhorn logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
Conference Big 12 South
Ranking
Coaches #16
AP #11
2006-07 record 25-10 (12-4 Big 12)
Head coach Rick Barnes
Home arena Frank Erwin Center
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

Roster[edit]

# Position Height Weight Year Home Town
A.J. Abrams 5 Guard 5–10 155 Sophomore Austin, Texas
Connor Atchley 32 Center 6–9 225 Sophomore Clear Lake (Houston), Texas
D.J. Augustin 14 Guard 5-11 175 Freshman Sugar Land, Texas
Kevin Durant 35 Forward 6–9 225 Freshman Rockville, Maryland
Matt Hill 21 Forward 6–9 230 Sophomore Lincoln, Nebraska
Damion James 5 Forward 6–7 227 Freshman Nacogdoches, Texas
J.D. Lewis 4 Guard 6–1 180 Junior Amarillo, Texas
Justin Mason 24 Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Amarillo, Texas
Dexter Pittman 34 Center 6–10 315 Freshman Rosenberg, Texas
Harrison Smith 23 Guard 6–2 185 Freshman Houston, Texas
Craig Winder 30 Guard 6–2 190 Senior Salisbury, Maryland

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
D.J. Augustin
PG
Sugar Land, Texas Hightower HS 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Nov 7, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Kevin Durant
SF
Rockville, Maryland Montrose Christian School 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jun 16, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Matt Hill
C
Lincoln, Nebraska Lincoln Southeast HS 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 220 lb (100 kg) Oct 24, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Damion James
SF
Nacogdoches, Texas Nacogdoches HS 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) May 22, 2006 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Justin Mason
SG
Amarillo, Texas Palo Duro HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jun 29, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Dexter Pittman
C
Rosenberg, Texas B F Terry HS 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 320 lb (150 kg) Oct 18, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Harrison Smith
SG
Houston, Texas Jones HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 10, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 3   Rivals: 3
  • 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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Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition Games
Tue, Oct 31 7 p.m. Lenoir-Rhyne #21 Frank Erwin CenterAustin, Texas W 98–64 (1–0 exhib.)
Mon, Nov 6 7 p.m. Xavier (La.) #21 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas W 103–53 (2–0 exhib.)
Regular Season
Thu, Nov 9 8:30 p.m. Alcorn State #21 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas
(2K Sports College Hoops Classic Regional)
ESPNU W 103–44 9623 1–0
Fri, Nov 10 8 p.m. Chicago State #21 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas
(2K Sports College Hoops Classic Regional)
ESPNU W 92–66 9918 2–0
Thu, Nov 16 9:30 p.m. vs. Michigan State #19 Madison Square GardenNew York, New York
(2K Sports College Hoops Classic Semifinal Game 2)
ESPN2 L 61–63 2–1
Fri, Nov 17 7 p.m. vs. St. John's #19 Madison Square Garden • New York, New York
(2K Sports College Hoops Classic Consolation Game)
ESPN2 W 77–76 3–1
Tue, Nov 21 7 p.m. Nicholls State Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 91–60 10474 4–1
Tue, Nov 28 7 p.m. Texas Southern Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 90–50 9690 5–1
Sat, Dec 2 1:10 p.m. vs. Gonzaga U.S. Airways CenterPhoenix, Arizona ESPN L 77–87 5–2
Sun, Dec 10 7 p.m. vs. #9 Louisiana
State
Toyota CenterHouston, Texas ESPN W 76–75 OT 6–2
Sat, Dec 16 3 p.m. Texas State Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 96–70 10754 7–2
Wed, Dec 20 8 p.m. Arkansas Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ESPN2 W 80–76 14451 8–2
Sat, Dec 23 noon @ Tennessee Thompson-Boling ArenaKnoxville, Tennessee ESPN L 105–111 OT 8–3
Thu, Dec 28 7 p.m. Centenary Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 76–66 10913 9–3
Tue, Jan 2 7 p.m. Texas-Arlington Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 84–52 9732 10–3
Sat, Jan 6 2:01 p.m. @ Colorado* Coors Events CenterBoulder, Colorado ESPN Plus W 102–78 11–3
(1–0 Big 12)
Wed, Jan 10 7 p.m. Missouri* #25 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 88–68 11983 12–3 (2–0)
Sat, Jan 13 2:30 p.m. Oklahoma* #25 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ABC W 80–69 14935 13–3 (3–0)
Tue, Jan 16 8:05 p.m. @ #12 Oklahoma State* #21 Gallagher-Iba ArenaStillwater, Oklahoma ESPN2 L 103–105 3OT 13–4 (3–1)
Sat, Jan 20 1:37 p.m. @ Villanova #21 Wachovia CenterPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania CBS L 69–76 13–5
Wed, Jan 24 7:05 p.m. @ Nebraska* Devaney CenterLincoln, Nebraska FSNMW W 62–61 14–5 (4–1)
Sat, Jan 27 5 p.m. Baylor* Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ESPN2 W 84–79 15256 15–5 (5–1)
Wed, Jan 31 8 p.m. @ Texas Tech* #22 United Spirit ArenaLubbock, Texas ESPN2 W 76–64 16–5 (6–1)
Sat, Feb 3 2:30 p.m. Kansas State* #22 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ABC L 72–73 15709 16–6 (6–2)
Mon, Feb 5 8 p.m. @ #6 Texas A&M* Reed ArenaCollege Station, Texas ESPN L 82–100 16–7 (6–3)
Sat, Feb 10 12:47 p.m. Iowa State* Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ESPN Plus W 77–68 14743 17–7 (7–3)
Mon, Feb 12 8 p.m. #18 Oklahoma State* Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ESPN W 83–54 15815 18–7 (8–3)
Sat, Feb 17 7 p.m. @ Baylor* Ferrell CenterWaco, Texas FSNSW
(Texas)
W 68–67 19–7 (9–3)
Tue, Feb 20 8 p.m. Texas Tech* #19 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ESPN Plus W 80–51 16753 20–7 (10–3)
Sat, Feb 24 3 p.m. @ Oklahoma* #19 Lloyd Noble CenterNorman, Oklahoma ESPNU/
ESPN Plus
W 68–58 21–7 (11–3)
Wed, Feb 28 8 p.m. #7 Texas A&M* #15 Frank Erwin Center • Austin, Texas ESPN2 W 98–96 2OT 16755 22–7 (12–3)
Sat, Mar 3 11 a.m. @ #3 Kansas* #15 Allen FieldhouseLawrence, Kansas CBS L 86–90 22–8 (12–4)
2007 Big 12 Conference Tournament — No. 3 Seed
Fri, Mar 9 8:20 p.m. vs. (11) Baylor* #15 Ford CenterOklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Big 12 Conference Tournament Quarterfinals)
ESPN Plus W 74–69 23–8
Sat, Mar 10 3:20 p.m. vs. (7) Oklahoma State* #15 Ford Center • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Big 12 Conference Tournament Semifinals)
ESPN2 W 69–64 24–8
Sun, Mar 11 2 p.m. vs. (1) #2 Kansas* #15 Ford Center • Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
(Big 12 Conference Tournament Finals)
ESPN L 84–88 OT 24–9
2007 NCAA Tournament — No. 4 Seed
Fri, Mar 16 4:30 p.m. vs. (13) New Mexico State #11 Spokane ArenaSpokane, Washington
(NCAA Tournament First Round)
CBS W 79–67 25–9
Sun, Mar 18 2:15 p.m. vs. (5) Southern California #11 Spokane Arena • Spokane, Washington
(NCAA Tournament Second Round)
CBS L 68–87 25–10
*Big 12 Conference Game. All times in Central Standard Time. #Rank according to Associated Press (AP) Poll. OT indicates overtime.

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