2006–07 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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2006–07 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke text logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, First Round
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
2006–07 record 22–11 (8–8 ACC)
Head coach Mike Krzyzewski
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium
Seasons
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 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University. The Head Coach was Mike Krzyzewski, serving for his 27th year. The team played its home games in Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina.

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Gerald Henderson, Jr.
SF
Merion, Pennsylvania Episcopal Academy 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 215 lb (98 kg) May 18, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Jon Scheyer
SG
Northbrook, Illinois Glenbrook North High School 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) May 17, 2005 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Lance Thomas
PF
Scotch Plains, New Jersey St. Benedict's Prep 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 225 lb (102 kg) May 4, 2006 
Scout:5/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Brian Zoubek
C
Haddonfield, New Jersey Haddonfield Memorial High School 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 260 lb (120 kg) May 17, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247Sports: N/A    ESPN grade: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 4   Rivals: 5  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
Jordan Davidson 12 G 6–1 180 Sophomore Melbourne, Arkansas
Gerald Henderson, Jr. 15 G 6–4 215 Freshman Merion, Pennsylvania
Steve Johnson 51 F 6–5 195 Freshman Colorado Springs, Colorado
David McClure 14 F 6–6 200 Sophomore Ridgefield, Connecticut
Josh McRoberts 2 F 6–10 240 Sophomore Carmel, Indiana
DeMarcus Nelson(c) 21 G 6–4 200 Junior Elk Grove, California
Joe Pagliuca 45 G 6–2 185 Senior Weston, Massachusetts
Greg Paulus 3 G 6–1 180 Sophomore Syracuse, New York
Martynas Pocius 5 G 6–5 190 Sophomore Vilnius, Lithuania
Jon Scheyer 30 G 6–5 180 Freshman Northbrook, Illinois
Nick Sutton 13 G 6–2 180 Freshman Kentfield, California
Lance Thomas 42 F 6–8 215 Freshman Scotch Plains, New Jersey
Griffin Tormey 40 G 5-11 165 Sophomore Chicago, Illinois
Brian Zoubek 55 C 7–1 260 Freshman Haddonfield, New Jersey

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
November 12, 2006*
8:30 PM, ESPNU
No. 12 Columbia
CBE Classic
W 86-43  1–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
November 13, 2006*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 12 Georgia Southern
CBE Classic
W 86–61  2–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
November 16, 2006*
7:00 PM, ACC Select
No. 11 UNC Greensboro W 75-48  3–0
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
November 20, 2006*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 11 vs. Air Force
CBE Classic
W 71-56  4–0
Municipal Auditorium (7,063)
Kansas City, MO
November 21, 2006*
10:20 PM, ESPN2
No. 9 vs. No. 13 Marquette
CBE Classic
L 62-73  4-1
Municipal Auditorium (8,381)
Kansas City, MO
November 25, 2006*
7:00 PM, FSN
No. 9 Davidson W 75-47  5-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
November 28, 2006*
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 11 Indiana
ACC–Big Ten Challenge
W 54-51  6–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
December 2, 2006*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 11 No. 18 Georgetown W 61-52  7–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
December 6, 2006*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 7 Holy Cross W 57-45  8-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
December 9, 2006*
12:00 PM, ESPN
No. 7 George Mason W 69-53  9-1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
December 19, 2006*
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 6 Kent State W 79-72  10–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
December 21, 2006*
9:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 6 vs. No. 22 Gonzaga
Aeropostate Classic
W 61-54  11–1
Madison Square Garden (19,528)
New York, NY
December 31, 2006*
1:00 PM, FSN
No. 5 San Jose State W 70-51  12–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
January 2, 2007*
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 5 Temple W 73-55  13–1
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
January 6, 2007
12:00 PM, ESPN
No. 5 Virginia Tech L 67-69 OT 13–2
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
January 10, 2007
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 11 at Georgia Tech L 63-74  13-3
Alexander Memorial Coliseum (9,191)
Atlanta, GA
January 14, 2007
5:30 PM, FSN
No. 11 at Miami (FL) W 86-63  14-3
BankUnited Center (6,211)
Coral Gables, FL
January 18, 2007
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 14 Wake Forest W 62-40  15-3
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
January 20, 2007
3:30 PM, ABC
No. 14 at North Carolina State W 79-56  16-3
RBC Center (19,700)
Raleigh, NC
January 25, 2007
7:00 PM, ESPN
No. 10 No. 19 Clemson W 68-66  17-3
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
January 28, 2007
5:30 PM, FSN
No. 10 Boston College W 75-61  18-3
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
February 1, 2007
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 8 at Virginia L 66-68  18-4
John Paul Jones Arena (15,169)
Charlottesville, VA
February 4, 2007
2:00 PM, FSN
No. 8 Florida State L 67-68  18-5
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
February 7, 2007
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 16 No. 5 North Carolina L 73-79  18-6
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
February 11, 2007
5:00 PM, FSN
No. 16 at Maryland L 60-72  18-7
Comcast Center (17,950)
College Park, MD
February 14, 2007
9:00 PM, ESPN
at No. 21 Boston College W 78-70  19-7
Conte Forum (8,606)
Chestnut Hill, MA
February 18, 2007
1:00 PM, CBS
Georgia Tech W 71–62  20-7
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
February 22, 2007
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 18 at Clemson W 71-66  21-7
Littlejohn Coliseum (10,000)
Clemson, SC
February 25, 2007*
2:00 PM, CBS
No. 18 at St. John's W 67-50  22-7
Madison Square Garden (17,283)
New York, NY
February 28, 2007
9:00 PM, ESPN
No. 14 No. 24 Maryland L 77-85  22-8
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
March 4, 2007
4:00 PM, CBS
No. 14 at No. 8 North Carolina L 72-86  22-9
Dean Smith Center (21,750)
Chapel Hill, NC
March 8, 2007
7:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 21 vs. NC State
ACC Tournament First Round
L 80-85 OT 22-10
St. Pete Times Forum (22,269)
Tampa, FL
March 15, 2007*
7:00 PM, CBS
No. (6) vs. No. (11) VCU
NCAA Tournament West Region First Round #6 vs #11
L 77-79  22-11
HSBC Arena (18,843)
Buffalo, NY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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