2006–07 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team

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2006–07 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball
University of North Carolina Tarheels Interlocking NC logo.svg
ACC Regular Season and
Tournament Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2006–07 record 31–7 (11–5 ACC)
Head coach Roy Williams
Assistant coach Joe Holladay
Assistant coach Steve Robinson
Assistant coach C.B. McGrath
Home arena Dean Smith Center
Seasons
« 2005–06 2007–08 »
2006–07 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#4 North Carolina 11 5   .688     31 7   .816
Virginia 11 5   .688     21 11   .656
#18 Maryland 10 6   .625     25 9   .735
Virginia Tech 10 6   .625     22 12   .647
Boston College 10 6   .625     21 12   .636
Duke 8 8   .500     22 11   .667
Georgia Tech 8 8   .500     20 12   .625
Clemson 7 9   .438     25 11   .694
Florida State 7 9   .438     22 13   .629
North Carolina State 5 11   .313     20 16   .556
Wake Forest 5 11   .313     15 16   .484
Miami (FL) 4 12   .250     12 20   .375
† ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006–07 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team represented the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during the 2006–07 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. Their head coach was Roy Williams. The team played its home games in the Dean Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Wayne Ellington
SG
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania The Episcopal Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) May 23, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
William Graves
SF
Greensboro, North Carolina Dudley HS 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 260 lb (120 kg) Jan 17, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Ty Lawson
PG
Clinton, Maryland Oak Hill Academy (VA) 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) 195 lb (88 kg) May 12, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Alex Stepheson
PF
Los Angeles, California Harvard-Westlake HS 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Oct 11, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Deon Thompson
C
Torrance, California Torrance HS 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Oct 4, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Brandan Wright
PF
Nashville, Tennessee Brentwood Academy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Oct 16, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 1   Rivals: 1  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.

Sources:

Roster[edit]

2006–07 North Carolina Tar Heels men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year High School/Junior College Home town
G 15 Burke, DeweyDewey Burke 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sr Conestoga Philadelphia, PA
G 25 Campbell, MarcMarc Campbell 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 165 lb (75 kg) So Ravenscroft Raleigh, NC
F 40 Copeland, MikeMike Copeland 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 225 lb (102 kg) So R. J. Reynolds Winston-Salem, NC
G 2 Ellington, WayneWayne Ellington 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Fr Episcopal Academy Wynnewood, PA
G 4 Frasor, BobbyBobby Frasor 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 208 lb (94 kg) So Brother Rice Blue Island, IL
G/F 1 Ginyard, MarcusMarcus Ginyard 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 218 lb (99 kg) So Bishop O'Connell Alexandria, VA
F 13 Graves, WilliamWilliam Graves 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Fr Dudley Greensboro, NC
G/F 14 Green, DannyDanny Green 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So St. Mary's North Babylon, NY
C 50 Hansbrough, TylerTyler Hansbrough 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 245 lb (111 kg) So Poplar Bluff Poplar Bluff, MO
G 5 Lawson, TyTy Lawson 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 193 lb (88 kg) Fr Oak Hill Academy Clinton, MD
G 22 Miller, WesWes Miller 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr New Hampton School Charlotte, NC
F 32 Stepheson, AlexAlex Stepheson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Harvard-Westlake Los Angeles, CA
F 3 Terry, ReyshawnReyshawn Terry 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 232 lb (105 kg) Sr R. J. Reynolds Winston-Salem, NC
G 11 Thomas, QuentinQuentin Thomas 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Jr Oakland Technical Senior Oakland, CA
F 21 Thompson, DeonDeon Thompson 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Fr Torrance Torrance, CA
F 24 Wood, SurrySurry Wood 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Cary Academy Raleigh, NC
F 34 Wright, BrandanBrandan Wright 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Brentwood Academy Nashville, TN
Head coach

Roy Williams

Assistant coach(es)

Joe Holladay
Steve Robinson
C. B. McGrath


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster
Last update: October 29, 2012

Schedule and Results[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
November 1* 7:30 PM St Augustine's College #2 Dean Smith CenterChapel Hill, NC W 110–79  12,230
November 11* 5:00 PM Pfeiffer #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC W 140–101  21,750
Regular Season
November 14* 7:00 PM vs. Sacred Heart #2 Charlotte Bobcats ArenaCharlotte, NC
(NIT Season Tip-Off Regional Semifinals)
ESPNU W 103–81  7,060 1–0
November 15* 7:00 PM vs. Winthrop #2 Charlotte Bobcats Arena • Charlotte, NC
(NIT Season Tip-Off Regional Final)
ESPN W 73–66  7,362 2–0
November 19* 1:00 PM Gardner-Webb #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC FSN W 103–50  19,045 3–0
November 22* 9:15 PM vs. Gonzaga #2 Madison Square GardenNew York, NY
(NIT Season Tip-Off Semifinals)
ESPN2 L 74–82  9,123 3–1
November 24* 4:30 PM vs. #22 Tennessee #2 Madison Square Garden • New York, NY
(NIT Season Tip-Off Consolation Game)
ESPN W 101–87  9,498 4–1
November 29* 9:00 PM #3 Ohio State #7 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC
(ACC–Big Ten Challenge)
ESPN W 98–89  21,750 5–1
December 2* 12:00 PM Kentucky #7 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC CBS W 75–63  21,147 6–1
December 9* 7:00 PM High Point #3 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC W 94–69  19,955 7–1
December 16* 2:00 PM UNC Asheville #3 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC FSN W 93–62  18,923 8–1
December 19* 7:00 PM Florida Atlantic #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC ESPNU W 105–52  18,162 9–1
December 22* 7:00 PM at Saint Louis #2 Scottrade CenterSt. Louis, MO ESPNU W 69–48  22,539 10–1
December 28* 7:00 PM Rutgers #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN2 W 87–48  20,997 11–1
December 31* 3:00 PM Dayton #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC FSN W 81–51  19,967 12–1
January 3* 8:00 PM Penn #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN W 102–64  19,378 13–1
January 7 7:00 PM Florida State #2 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC FSN W 84–58  21,010 14–1 (1–0)
January 10 9:00 PM Virginia #1 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC Raycom W 79–69  21,569 15–1 (2–0)
January 13 3:30 PM at Virginia Tech #1 Cassell ColiseumBlacksburg, VA ABC L 88–94  9,847 15–2 (2–1)
January 17 7:00 PM at #19 Clemson #4 Littlejohn ColiseumClemson, SC ESPN W 77–55  10,000 16–2 (3–1)
January 20 9:00 PM Georgia Tech #4 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN W 77–61  21,750 17–2 (4–1)
January 24 7:00 PM at Wake Forest #4 Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial ColiseumWinston-Salem, NC ESPN W 88–60  14,351 18–2 (5–1)
January 27* 1:00 PM at #17 Arizona #4 McKale CenterTucson, AZ CBS W 92–64  14,596 19–2 (5–1)
January 31 7:00 PM Miami (FL) #3 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC ESPN W 105–64  21,132 20–2 (6–1)
February 3 3:30 PM at North Carolina State #3 RBC CenterRaleigh, NC ABC L 79–83  19,700 21–3 (6–2)
February 7 9:00 PM at #16 Duke #5 Cameron Indoor StadiumDurham, NC Raycom/ESPN W 79–73  9,314 22–3 (7–2)
February 10 1:30 PM Wake Forest #5 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC Raycom W 104–67  21,750 23–3 (8–2)
February 13 8:00 PM Virginia Tech #4 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC Raycom L 80–81 OT 21,750 23–4 (8–3)
February 17 9:00 PM at #21 Boston College #4 Conte ForumChestnut Hill, MA ESPN W 77–72  8,606 23–4 (9–3)
February 21 9:00 PM North Carolina State #5 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC Raycom W 83–64  21,750 24–4 (10–3)
February 25 5:30 PM at Maryland #5 Comcast CenterCollege Park, MD FSN L 87–89  17,950 24–5 (10–4)
March 1 9:00 PM at Georgia Tech #8 Alexander Memorial ColiseumAtlanta, GA Raycom/ESPN2 L 77–84  9,191 24–6 (10–5)
March 4 4:00 PM #14 Duke #8 Dean Smith Center • Chapel Hill, NC CBS W 86–72  21,750 25–6 (11–5)
ACC Tournament
March 9 12:00 PM vs. Florida State #8 St. Pete Times ForumTampa, FL
(Quarterfinals)
W 73–58  22,269 26–6
March 10 1:30 PM vs. Boston College #8 St. Pete Times Forum • Tampa, FL
(Semifinals)
Raycom/ESPN W 71–56  22,269 27–6
March 11 1:00 PM vs. North Carolina State #8 St. Pete Times Forum • Tampa, FL
(Championship Game)
Raycom/ESPN W 89–80  22,269 28–6
NCAA Tournament
March 15* 9:50 PM vs. Eastern Kentucky #4 (1) Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
(First Round)
CBS W 86–65  14,148 29–6
March 17* 8:20 PM vs. #(9) Michigan State #4 (1) Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum • Winston-Salem, NC
(Second Round)
CBS W 81–67  14,148 30–6
March 23* 9:57 PM vs. #23 (5) USC #4 (1) Continental Airlines ArenaEast Rutherford, NJ
(Sweet Sixteen)
CBS W 74–64  19,557 31–6
March 25* 5:05 PM vs. #8 (2) Georgetown #4 (1) Continental Airlines Arena • East Rutherford, NJ
(Elite Eight)
CBS L 84–96 OT 19,557 31–7
*Non-Conference Game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.[1]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Year Round Pick Player NBA Club
2007 1 8 Brandan Wright Golden State Warriors
2007 2 44 Reyshawn Terry Orlando Magic
2009 1 13 Tyler Hansbrough Indiana Pacers
2009 1 18 Ty Lawson Denver Nuggets
2009 1 28 Wayne Ellington Minnesota Timberwolves
2009 2 46 Danny Green Cleveland Cavaliers

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