2006–07 Washington State Cougars men's basketball team

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2006–07 Washington State Cougars men's basketball
Washington State Cougars Old Wordmark.png
2nd round Pac-10 vs USC, L, 70–61
2nd round NCAA vs Vanderbilt, L, 78–74 (2OT)
Conference Pacific-10 Conference
Ranking
Coaches #12
AP #13
2006–07 record 26–8 (13–5 Pac-10)
Head coach Tony Bennett
Home arena Beasley Coliseum
Seasons
« 2005–06 2007–08 »
2006–07 Pacific-10 Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 UCLA 15 3   .833     30 6   .833
#13 Washington State 13 5   .722     26 8   .765
#23 USC1 11 7   .611     25 12   .676
#10 Oregon2 11 7   .611     29 8   .784
Arizona 11 7   .611     20 11   .645
Stanford 10 8   .556     18 13   .581
Washington 8 10   .444     19 13   .594
California 6 12   .333     16 17   .485
Oregon State 3 15   .167     11 21   .344
Arizona State 2 16   .111     8 22   .267
2007 Pacific-10 Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2007; Rankings from AP Poll[1]
1 Holds tie-breaker, 2 Holds second tie-breaker.

The 2006–07 Washington State Cougars men's basketball team represented Washington State University for the 2006–2007 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The head coach was Tony Bennett. The team played its home games in Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Washington.

Roster[edit]

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Thomas Abercrombie 20 Guard 6–6 191 Freshman Auckland, New Zealand
Ryan Bailey 24 Forward 6–6 215 Sophomore Marysville, Washington
Aron Baynes 11 Center 6–10 270 Sophomore Cairns, Australia
Antonio Chavers 23 Guard 6–2 200 Redshirt Senior Fort Worth, Texas
Ivory Clark 33 Forward 6–6 220 Senior New Orleans, Louisiana
Robbie Cowgill 34 Forward 6–10 211 Junior Austin, Texas
Jeremy Cross 21 Guard 6–2 207 Redshirt Junior Vista, California
Caleb Forrest 52 Forward 6–8 228 Sophomore Pagosa Springs, Colorado
Daven Harmeling 32 Forward 6–7 216 Redshirt Sophomore Grand Junction, Colorado
Chris Henry 42 Center 6–9 256 Junior Santa Ana, California
Mac Hopson 1 Guard 6–2 178 Sophomore Portland, Oregon
Nikola Koprivica 4 Guard 6–6 211 Freshman Belgrade, Serbia
Derrick Low 2 Guard 6–2 186 Junior Honolulu, Hawaii
Chris Matthews 5 Guard 6–4 204 Sophomore Washington, D.C.
Arlen Plaister 50 Forward 6–6 217 Redshirt Senior Orcas Island, Washington
Taylor Rochestie 10 Guard 6–1 186 Redshirt Sophomore Santa Barbara, California
Kyle Weaver 25 Guard 6–6 201 Junior Beloit, Wisconsin

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Record
Exhibition
November 5, 2006* 2:00 pm Central Washington Beasley ColiseumPullman, WA W 84–40 
Regular Season
November 10, 2006* 3:00 pm vs. UAB U.S. Cellular ArenaMilwaukee, WI
(John Thopmson Foundation Challenge)
W 71–60  1–0 (0–0)
November 11, 2006* 5:30 pm vs. UW–Milwaukee U.S. Cellular Arena • Milwaukee, WI
(John Thopmson Foundation Challenge)
W 74–54  2–0 (0–0)
November 12, 2006* 1:30 pm vs. Radford U.S. Cellular Arena • Milwaukee, WI
(John Thopmson Foundation Challenge)
W 84–67  3–0 (0–0)
November 17, 2006* 8:30 pm Texas-San Antonio Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 67–44  4–0 (0–0)
November 21, 2006* 7:00 pm Idaho State Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 66–60  5–0 (0–0)
November 25, 2006* 1:00 pm Boise State Spokane ArenaSpokane, WA W 65–63  6–0 (0–0)
November 29, 2006* 7:00 pm Portland Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 62–50  7–0 (0–0)
December 2, 2006* 6:00 pm at Utah Huntsman CenterSalt Lake City, UT L 69–55  7–1 (0–0)
December 5, 2006* 7:00 pm #18 Gonzaga Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA FSN-NW W 77–67  8–1 (0–0)
December 9, 2006* 9:30 pm at Idaho Cowan SpectrumMoscow, ID W 66–54  9–1 (0–0)
December 16, 2006* 2:00 pm Cal State-Northridge Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 69–50  10–1 (0–0)
December 21, 2006* 7:30 pm San Diego State KeyArenaSeattle, WA
(2006 Cougar Hardwood Classic)
FSN-NW W 64–54  11–1 (0–0)
December 28, 2006 7:30 pm at #1 UCLA Pauley Pavilion • Los Angeles FSN L 55–52  11–2 (0–1)
December 30, 2006 3:00 pm at USC Galen Center • Los Angeles, CA FSN W 58–55  12–2 (1–1)
January 4, 2007 7:00 pm Arizona State Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 75–55  13–2 (2–1)
January 6, 2007 7:00 pm #7 Arizona Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA FSN-NW W 77–73 (OT) 14–2 (3–1)
January 11, 2007 7:30 pm at California #23 Haas PavilionBerkeley, CA W 73–56  15–2 (4–1)
January 13, 2007 4:00 pm at Stanford #23 Maples PavilionPalo Alto, CA FSN-NW L 71–68 (OT) 15–3 (4–2)
January 20, 2007 3:00 pm Washington #21 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA FSN W 75–47  16–3 (5–2)
January 25, 2007 7:00 pm Oregon State #18 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 70–55  17–3 (6–2)
January 27, 2007 7:00 pm #7 Oregon #18 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA FSN-NW L 77–74 (OT) 17–4 (6–3)
February 1, 2007 7:00 pm at #22 Arizona #17 McKale CenterTucson, AZ FSN-NW W 72–66  18–4 (7–3)
February 3, 2007 4:30 pm at Arizona State #17 Wells Fargo ArenaTempe, AZ FSN W 48–47  19–4 (8–3)
February 8, 2007 7:00 pm Stanford #14 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 58–45  20–4 (9–3)
February 10, 2007 2:00 pm California #14 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA W 59–46  21–4 (10–3)
February 14, 2007 7:00 pm at Washington #11 Bank of America Arena • Seattle, WA FSN W 65–61  22–4 (11–3)
February 22, 2007 8:00 pm at #24 Oregon #11 McArthur CourtEugene, OR FSN L 64–59  22–5 (11–4)
February 24, 2007 5:00 pm at Oregon State #11 Gill ColiseumCorvallis, OR FSN-NW W 58–54  23–5 (12–4)
March 1, 2007 4:30 pm #2 UCLA #13 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA L 53–45  23–6 (12–5)
March 3, 2007 4:00 pm #24 USC #13 Beasley Coliseum • Pullman, WA FSN-NW W 88–86 (2OT) 24–6 (13–5)
Pac-10 Tournament
March 8, 2007 8:30 pm vs. Washington #12 Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Quarterfinals)
FSN W 74–64  25–6 (13–5)
March 9, 2007 8:30 pm vs. USC #12 Staples Center • Los Angeles, CA
(Semifinals)
FSN L 70–61  25–7 (13–5)
NCAA Tournament
March 15, 2007 11:30 am vs. Oral Roberts #12 Arco ArenaSacramento, CA
(East Regional First round)
CBS W 70–54  26–7 (13–5)
March 17, 2007 2:40 pm vs. Vanderbilt #12 Arco Arena • Sacramento, CA
(East Regional Second round)
CBS L 78–74 (2OT) 26–8 (13–5)
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. All times are in Pacific Time.

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