2005–06 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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2005–06 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke text logo.svg
ACC Tournament Champions, ACC Regular Season Champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 1
2005–06 record 32–4 (14–2 ACC)
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski
Assistant coach Johnny Dawkins
Assistant coach Chris Collins
Assistant coach Steve Wojciechowski
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium
Seasons
2005–06 ACC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#1 Duke 14 2   .875     32 4   .889
#10 North Carolina 12 4   .750     23 8   .742
#7 Boston College 11 5   .688     28 8   .778
North Carolina State 10 6   .625     22 10   .688
Florida State 9 7   .563     20 10   .667
Maryland 8 8   .500     19 13   .594
Virginia 7 9   .438     15 15   .500
Miami (FL) 7 9   .438     18 16   .529
Clemson 7 9   .438     19 13   .594
Virginia Tech 4 12   .250     14 16   .467
Georgia Tech 4 12   .250     11 17   .393
Wake Forest 3 13   .188     17 17   .500
† ACC Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005–06 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University. The head coach was Mike Krzyzewski. The team played its home games in the Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina, and was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Eric Boateng
C
London, England St. Andrews School (DE) 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Aug 25, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Jamal Boykin
PF
Los Angeles, California Fairfax North High School 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (100 kg) Jul 31, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Josh McRoberts
PF
Carmel, Indiana Carmel High School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (110 kg) Sep 16, 2003 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Greg Paulus
PG
Syracuse, New York Christian Brothers High School 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Sep 2, 2003 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Martynas Pocius
SG
Vilnius, Lithuania Holderness School (NH) 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Oct 26, 2004 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 2   Rivals: 2  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]

Name Number Position Height Weight Year Hometown
Eric Boateng 45 C 6–10 255 Freshman London
Jamal Boykin 34 F 6–7 230 Freshman Los Angeles
Jordan Davidson 12 G 6–1 180 Freshman Melbourne, Arkansas
Patrick Davidson 41 G 6–0 190 Junior Melbourne, Arkansas
Sean Dockery 15 G 6–2 185 Senior Chicago
Patrick Johnson 51 F 6–9 250 Senior Atlanta
David McClure 14 F 6–6 205 Sophomore Ridgefield, Connecticut
Josh McRoberts 2 F 6–10 230 Freshman Carmel, Indiana
Lee Melchionni 13 F 6–6 205 Senior Lancaster, Pennsylvania
DeMarcus Nelson 21 G 6–3 195 Sophomore Elk Grove, California
Joe Pagliuca 30 G 6–2 185 Junior Weston, Massachusetts
Greg Paulus 3 G 6–1 185 Freshman Syracuse, New York
Ross Perkins 40 G 6–4 200 Senior Greensboro, North Carolina
Martynas Pocius 5 G 6–4 185 Freshman Vilnius, Lithuania
J. J. Redick 4 G 6–4 190 Senior Roanoke, Virginia
Shelden Williams 23 F 6–9 250 Senior Forest Park, Oklahoma

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season;
November 14, 2005*
7:30 PM, ESPN2
No. 1 Boston University
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 64-47  1–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
November 16, 2005*
7:30 PM, ESPN
No. 1 Seton Hall
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 93-40  2–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
November 19, 2005*
5:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 1 Davidson W 84-55  3–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
November 23, 2005*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 1 vs. Drexel
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 78-68  4–0
Madison Square Garden (9,766)
New York City
November 25, 2005*
6:45 PM, ESPN2
No. 1 vs. No. 11 Memphis W 70-67  5-0
Madison Square Garden (12,129)
New York
November 30, 2005*
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 at No. 17 Indiana
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 75-67  6-0
Assembly Hall (17,343)
Bloomington, Indiana
December 4, 2005
8:00 PM, FSN
No. 1 Virginia Tech W 77-75  7-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
December 7, 2005*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 1 Penn W 72-59  8-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
December 10, 2005*
1:30 PM, CBS
No. 1 vs. No. 2 Texas W 97-66  9-0
Continental Airlines Arena (19,579)
East Rutherford, New Jersey
December 18, 2005*
8:00 PM, FSN
No. 1 Valparaiso W 104-77  10-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
December 21, 2005*
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 1 St. John's W 70-57  11–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
December 31, 2005*
1:00 PM, RJ
No. 1 at UNC Greensboro W 102-69  12-0
Greensboro Coliseum (21,124)
Greensboro, North Carolina
January 2, 2006*
4:30 PM, ESPN
No. 1 Bucknell W 84-50  13-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
ACC regular season
January 8, 2006
8:00 PM, FSN
No. 1 at No. 23 Wake Forest W 82-64  14-0
Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum (14,665)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
January 11, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 No. 23 Maryland W 76-52  15-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
January 14, 2006
2:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 at Clemson W 87-77  16-0
Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Clemson, South Carolina
January 18, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 No. 14 NC State W 81-68  17-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
January 21, 2006*
1:30 PM, CBS
No. 1 at Georgetown L 84-87  17-1
Verizon Center (20,035)
Washington, D.C.
January 26, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 2 at Virginia Tech W 80-67  18-1
Cassell Coliseum (9,847)
Blacksburg, Virginia
January 28, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 2 Virginia W 82-63  19-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
February 1, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 2 at No. 15 Boston College W 83-81  20-1
Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
February 4, 2006
12:00 PM, RJ
No. 2 Florida State W 97-96 OT 21-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
February 7, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 2 at No. 23 North Carolina W 87-83  22-1
Dean Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
February 11, 2006
1:00 PM, CBS
No. 2 at Maryland W 96-88  23-1
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, Maryland
February 14, 2006
8:00 PM
No. 2 Wake Forest W 93-70  24-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
February 19, 2006
5:30 PM, FSN
No. 2 Miami W 92-71  25-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
February 22, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 at Georgia Tech W 73-66  26-1
Alexander Memorial Coliseum (9,191)
Atlanta
February 25, 2006*
2:30 PM, ESPN
No. 1 at Temple W 74-66  27-1
Wachovia Center (20,313)
Philadelphia
March 1, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 at Florida State L 74-79  27-2
Donald L. Tucker Center (12,100)
Tallahassee, Florida
March 4, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 1 No. 13 North Carolina L 76-83  27-3
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, North Carolina
ACC Tournament
March 10, 2006
12:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 3 vs. Miami (FL)
ACC Tournament Quarterfinals
W 80-76  28-3
Greensboro Coliseum (23,745)
Greensboro, North Carolina
March 11, 2006
1:30 PM, ESPN
No. 3 vs. Wake Forest
ACC Tournament Semifinals
W 78-66  29-3
Greensboro Coliseum (23,745)
Greensboro, North Carolina
March 12, 2006
1:00 PM, ESPN
No. 3 vs. No. 11 Boston College
ACC Tournament Championship Game
W 78-76  30-3
Greensboro Coliseum (23,745)
Greensboro, North Carolina
NCAA Tournament
March 16, 2006
10:00 PM, CBS
No. 1 (1 Atlanta) vs. (16 Atlanta) Southern
NCAA Tournament NCAA First Round
W 70-56  31-3
Greensboro Coliseum (22,642)
Greensboro, North Carolina
March 18, 2006
12:00 PM, CBS
No. 1 (1 Atlanta) vs. No. 14 (8 Atlanta) George Washington
NCAA Second Round
W 74-61  32-3
Greensboro Coliseum (22,642)
Greensboro, North Carolina
March 23, 2006
7:00 PM, CBS
No. 1 (1 Atlanta) vs. No. 19 (4 Atlanta) LSU
Sweet Sixteen
L 54-62  32-4
Georgia Dome (27,130)
Atlanta, Georgia
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Regular season[edit]

North Carolina[edit]

February 7, 2006
9 p.m.
Duke 87, North Carolina 83
Scoring by half: 40–35, 47–48
Pts: J.J. Redick 35
Rebs: Shelden Williams 9
Asts: Greg Paulus 7
Pts: Reyshawn Terry 17
Rebs: David Noel, Tyler Hansbrough, Danny Green 9
Asts: David Noel 5
Carolina-Duke rivalry
Smith Center
Attendance: 21,750
Referees: Jamie Luckie, Jim Burr, Tim Higgins

Wake Forest[edit]

J.J. Redick set the NCAA record for career three-pointers made.[1]

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • South
    • Duke 70, Southern 54
    • Duke 74, George Washington 61
    • Louisiana State 62, Duke 54

[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

The March 2006 game vs. UNC was the most watched college basketball game in ESPN history.

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 5 Shelden Williams Atlanta Hawks
1 11 J.J. Redick Orlando Magic

[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Redick sets 3-point mark as No. 2 Duke cruises". ESPN.com. February 14, 2006. Retrieved January 20, 2007. 
  2. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=2006
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-01-07. Retrieved 2009-04-17. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-02. Retrieved 2013-10-30. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2008-06-11. Retrieved 2008-06-11. 
  6. ^ http://woodenaward.cstv.com/ot/award-winners.html
  7. ^ "National Association of Basketball Coaches Official Athletic Site". Archived from the original on 2009-05-28. Retrieved 2009-05-22. 
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 

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