2005–06 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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2005–06 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Kentucky Wildcats 2005 logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 32
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
DivisionEast Division
2005–06 record22–13 (9–7 SEC)
Head coachTubby Smith
Assistant coachDavid Hobbs
Assistant coachScott Rigot
Assistant coachReggie Hanson
Home arenaRupp Arena
Seasons

The 2005–06 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented University of Kentucky. The head coach was Tubby Smith. The team was a member of the Southeast Conference and played their home games at Rupp Arena.

Incoming signees[edit]

Roster[edit]

2005–06 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Brandon Stockton 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sr Glasgow Glasgow, Kentucky
G 2 Ravi Moss 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr University Heights Hopkinsville, Kentucky
G 3 Ramel Bradley 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 191 lb (87 kg) So IMG Academy (FL) Brooklyn, New York
G 4 Rajon Rondo 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Oak Hill Academy (VA) Louisville, Kentucky
C 10 Łukasz Obrzut 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Jr Bridgton Academy Jędrzejów, Poland
G 12 Preston LeMaster 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sr Bourbon County Paris, Kentucky
F 13 Bobby Perry 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Hillside Durham, North Carolina
C 21 Shagari Alleyne 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m) 270 lb (122 kg) Jr Rice Bronx, New York
G 22 Patrick Sparks 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) RS Sr Muhlenberg North Central City, Kentucky
F 23 Sheray Thomas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr Riverdale Baptist (MD) Montreal, Quebec
G 25 Adam Williams 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr IMG Academy (FL) St. Albans, West Virginia
G 32 Joe Crawford 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Renaissance Detroit, Michigan
C 33 Randolph Morris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 260 lb (118 kg) So Landmark Christian Atlanta, Georgia
F 42 Rekalin Sims 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr De La Salle Vallejo, California
C 43 Jared Carter 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 277 lb (126 kg) Jr Scott County Georgetown, Kentucky
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

2005–06 Schedule and Results[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-Conference Regular Season
November 13, 2005*
8:25 PM, ESPNU
No. 9 South Dakota State
Guardians Classic
W 71–54  1–0
Rupp Arena (20,144)
Lexington, KY
November 14, 2005*
8:35 PM, ESPNU
No. 8 Lipscomb
Guardians Classic
W 67–49  2-0
Rupp Arena (19,369)
Lexington, KY
November 21, 2005*
8:30 PM, ESPN2
No. 8 vs. No. 18 Iowa
Guardians Classic
L 63–67  2-1
Kemper Arena (6,091)
Kansas City, MO
November 22, 2005*
6:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 7 vs. No. 13 West Virginia
Guardians Classic
W 80–66  3–1
Kemper Arena (6,357)
Kansas City, MO
November 25, 2005*
7:00 PM
No. 7 Liberty W 81–51  4-1
Rupp Arena (22,717)
Lexington, KY
November 29, 2005*
7:00 PM
No. 10 High Point W 75–55  5-1
Rupp Arena (19,980)
Lexington, KY
December 3, 2005*
12:00 PM, CBS
No. 10 North Carolina L 79–83  5-2
Rupp Arena (23,860)
Lexington, KY
December 6, 2005*
8:00 PM, ESPNU
No. 15 at Georgia State W 73–46  6-2
Philips Arena (8,154)
Atlanta, GA
December 10, 2005*
3:45 PM, CBS
No. 15 vs. No. 18 Indiana L 53–79  6-3
RCA Dome (28,031)
Indianapolis, IN
December 17, 2005*
2:00 PM, CBS
No. 23 No. 4 Louisville
Battle for the Bluegrass
W 73–61  7-3
Rupp Arena (24,432)
Lexington, KY
December 23, 2005*
7:00 PM
No. 19 vs. Iona W 73–67  8-3
Freedom Hall (13,794)
Louisville, KY
December 30, 2005*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 19 vs. Ohio W 71–63  9-3
US Bank Arena (16,043)
Cincinnati, OH
January 3, 2006*
7:00 PM
No. 19 UCF W 59–57  10-3
Rupp Arena (21,329)
Lexington, KY
January 7, 2006*
12:00 PM, ESPN
No. 19 at Kansas L 46–73  10-4
Allen Fieldhouse (16,300)
Lawrence, KS
SEC Regular Season
January 10, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
Vanderbilt L 52–57  10-5
(0-1)
Rupp Arena (23,643)
Lexington, KY
January 14, 2006
1:00 PM, CBS
Alabama L 64–68  10-6
(0-2)
Rupp Arena (23,471)
Lexington, KY
January 17, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
at Georgia W 69–55  11-6
(1-2)
Stegeman Coliseum (10,027)
Athens, GA
January 21, 2006
1:00 PM, JP Sports
South Carolina W 80–78  12-6
(2-2)
Rupp Arena (23,420)
Lexington, KY
January 24, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
at Auburn W 71–62  13-6
(3-2)
Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum (6,651)
Auburn, AL
January 29, 2006
1:00 PM, CBS
Arkansas W 78–76  14-6
(4–2)
Rupp Arena (23,741)
Lexington, KY
February 1, 2006
8:00 PM, JP Sports
at Mississippi State W 81–66  15-6
(5–2)
Humphrey Coliseum (9,876)
Starkville, MS
February 4, 2006
9:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 8 Florida L 80–95  15-7
(5-3)
O'Connell Center (12,609)
Gainesville, FL
February 7, 2006
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 11 Tennessee L 67–75  15-8
(5-4)
Rupp Arena (24,184)
Lexington, KY
February 11, 2006
3:00 PM, JP Sports
at Vanderbilt L 81–84  15-9
(5-5)
Memorial Gym (14,316)
Nashville, TN
February 15, 2006
8:00 PM, JP Sports
Georgia W 68–61  16-9
(6-5)
Rupp Arena (22,548)
Lexington, KY
February 18, 2006
1:30 PM, CBS
at South Carolina W 79–66  17-9
(7-5)
Colonial Life Arena (17,188)
Columbia, SC
February 22, 2006
8:00 PM, JP Sports
Mississippi W 80–40  18-9
(8-5)
Rupp Arena (24,278)
Lexington, KY
February 25, 2006
3:45 PM, CBS
at No. 24 LSU L 67–71  18-10
(8-6)
Pete Maravich Assembly Center (11,576)
Baton Rouge, LA
March 1, 2006
8:00 PM, JP Sports
at No. 11 Tennessee W 80–78  19-10
(9-6)
Thompson-Boling Arena (24,108)
Knoxville, TN
March 5, 2006
12:00 PM, CBS
No. 17 Florida L 64–79  19-11
(9-7)
Rupp Arena (24,329)
Lexington, KY
2006 SEC Tournament
March 9, 2006
2:15 PM
vs. Mississippi
SEC Tournament First Round
W 79–67  20-11
(9-7)
Gaylord Entertainment Center (15,454)
Nashville, TN
March 10, 2006
2:35 PM, JP Sports
vs. Alabama
SEC Tournament Quarterfinals
W 68–61  21-11
(9-7)
Gaylord Entertainment Center (19,547)
Nashville, TN
March 11, 2006
12:00 PM, JP Sports
vs. South Carolina
SEC Tournament Semifinals
L 61–65  21-12
(9-7)
Gaylord Entertainment Center (17,777)
Nashville, TN
2006 NCAA Tournament
March 17, 2006*
9:55 PM, CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. (9 seed) UAB
NCAA First Round
W 69–64  22-12
(9-7)
Wachovia Center (19,990)
Philadelphia, PA
March 19, 2006*
2:30 PM, CBS
No. (8 seed) vs. No. 2 (1 Seed) Connecticut
NCAA Second Round
L 83–87  22-13
(9-7)
Wachovia Center (20,050)
Philadelphia, PA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • East
    • Kentucky (#8 seed) 69, UAB (#9 seed) 64
    • Connecticut (#1 seed) 87, Kentucky 83

[1]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 21 Rajon Rondo Phoenix Suns

[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 NCAA Basketball Tournament Bracket and Results - databaseSports.com". www.databasesports.com. Retrieved 2016-06-12.
  2. ^ "2006 NBA Draft on databaseBasketball.com". www.databasebasketball.com. Archived from the original on 2016-06-30. Retrieved 2016-06-12.

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