2006–07 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team

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2006–07 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball
Indiana Hoosiers logo.svg
Conference Big Ten Conference
2006–07 record 21–11 (10–6 Big Ten)
Head coach Kelvin Sampson (1st year)
Assistant coach Dan Dakich
Assistant coach Rob Senderoff
Home arena Assembly Hall
Seasons

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2006–07 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 1 Ohio State 15 1   .938     35 4   .897
No. 6 Wisconsin 13 3   .813     30 6   .833
Indiana 10 6   .625     21 11   .656
Iowa 9 7   .563     17 14   .548
Purdue 9 7   .563     22 12   .647
Illinois 9 7   .563     23 12   .657
Michigan State 8 8   .500     23 12   .657
Michigan 8 8   .500     22 13   .629
Minnesota 3 13   .188     9 22   .290
Penn State 2 14   .125     13 18   .419
Northwestern 2 14   .125     11 19   .367
2007 Big Ten Tournament winner
As of March 13, 2007; Rankings from AP Poll[2]

The 2006–07 Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team represented Indiana University in the 2006–07 college basketball season. Their head coach was Kelvin Sampson, in his first season with the Hoosiers. Sampson, formerly at Oklahoma was hired on March 29, 2006 to replace the recently resigned Mike Davis. The team played its home games at Assembly Hall in Bloomington, Indiana, and was a member of the Big Ten Conference. The Hoosiers finished the season with an overall record 21–11 and a conference record of 10–6, placing them 3rd in the Big Ten Conference. Indiana lost the only Big Ten Tournament game in which they played, an overtime loss to Illinois. As a 7-seed in the NCAA Tournament, Indiana beat 10-seed Gonzaga to advance to the second round. They would fall to 2-seed UCLA to end the season.

2006–07 Roster[edit]

No. Name Position Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/Previous School
1 Armon Bassett G 6–1 176 Fr. Terre Haute, Indiana / Hargrave Military Academy (Virginia)
3 D.J. White F 6–9 251 Jr. Tuscaloosa, Alabama / Hillcrest High School
10 Roderick Wilmont G 6–4 203 RS Sr. Miramar, Florida / Miramar High School
11 Errek Suhr G 5–8 156 Sr. Bloomington, Indiana / Bloomington High School North
20 A. J. Ratliff G 6–3 188 Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana / North Central High School
21 Ben Allen C 6–11 256 So. Melbourne, Australia / Australian Institute of Sport
22 Lance Stemler F 6–8 210 Jr. Columbia, Illinois / Southwestern Illinois College
30 Mike White F 6–6 232 Jr. Springhill, Louisiana / Lee College
32 Joey Shaw G 6–6 193 RS Fr. Glendale, Arizona / Deer Valley High School
33 Xavier Keeling F 6–6 230 Fr. Huntsville, Alabama / J.O. Johnson High School
34 Adam Ahlfeld F 6–0 193 Jr. Indianapolis, Indiana / North Central High School
44 Kyle Taber F 6–8 220 RS So. Evansville, Indiana / Evansville Central High School
51 Earl Calloway G 6–3 173 Sr. Atlanta, Georgia / Georgia Perimeter College

Recruiting class[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Armon Bassett
PG
Terre Haute, IN Hargrave Military Academy (VA) 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Oct 21, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Xavier Keeling
SG
Huntsville, AL Johnson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Oct 24, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Lance Stemler
PF
Belleville, IL Southwestern Illinois CC 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) May 2, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Mike White
PF
Springhill, LA Lee (Tex.) College 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Apr 10, 2006 
Scout: N/A   Rivals: N/A   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings:
  • 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:

Schedule and results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
11/13/2006*
9:00pm, ESPN2
vs. Lafayette
NIT Season Tip-Off (Midwest Region)
W 91–66  1–0
Conseco Fieldhouse (8,037)
Indianapolis, IN
11/14/2006*
9:00pm, ESPN
vs. Butler
NIT Season Tip-Off (Midwest Region)
L 55–60  1–1
Conseco Fieldhouse (9,594)
Indianapolis, IN
11/17/2006*
8:00pm, ESPN3
Indiana State W 73–66  2–1
Assembly Hall (17,178)
Bloomington, IN
11/19/2006*
2:00pm, ESPN3
Chicago State W 90–69  3–1
Assembly Hall (17,004)
Bloomington, IN
11/28/2006*
9:00pm, ESPN
at No. 10 Duke
ACC – Big Ten Challenge
L 51–54  3–2
Cameron Indoor Stadium (9,314)
Durham, NC
12/2/2006*
8:00pm, ESPN3
Charlotte W 74–57  4–2
Assembly Hall (17,167)
Bloomington, IN
12/6/2006*
7:00pm, ESPN3
Western Illinois W 92–40  5–2
Assembly Hall (16,906)
Bloomington, IN
12/9/2006*
12:00pm, CBS
Kentucky L 54–59  5–3
Rupp Arena (24,253)
Lexington, KY
12/17/2006*
8:00pm, ESPN
Southern Illinois W 57–47  6–3
Assembly Hall (13,029)
Bloomington, IN
12/20/2006*
7:00pm, ESPN3
Western Michigan W 77–69  7–3
Assembly Hall (12,038)
Bloomington, IN
12/22/2006*
8:00pm, ESPN3
IUPUI W 86–57  8–3
Conseco Fieldhouse (8,172)
Indianapolis, IN
12/30/2006*
8:00pm, ESPN3
Ball State W 71–57  9–3
Assembly Hall (15,553)
Bloomington, IN
1/2/2007
8:00pm, ESPN
at No. 6 Ohio State L 67–74  9–4 (0–1)
Value City Arena (18,813)
Columbus, OH
1/7/2007
4:30pm, CBS
No. 24 Michigan State W 73–51  10–4 (1–1)
Assembly Hall (17,274)
Bloomington, IN
1/10/2007
7:00pm, ESPNU
Purdue
Rivalry/Crimson and Gold Cup
W 85–58  11–4 (2–1)
Assembly Hall (17,287)
Bloomington, IN
1/13/2007
12:15pm, ESPN3
at Penn State W 84–74  12–4 (3–1)
Bryce Jordan Center (10,159)
University Park, PA
1/16/2007
7:00 pm, ESPN
Iowa W 71–64  13–4 (4–1)
Assembly Hall (17,240)
Bloomington, IN
1/20/2007*
3:45pm, CBS
at Connecticut W 77–73  14–4 (4–1)
XL Center (16,294)
Hartford, CT
1/23/2007
7:30pm, ESPN
No. 24 at Illinois
Rivalry
L 43–51  14–5 (4–2)
Assembly Hall (16,618)
Champaign, IL
1/27/2007
12:00pm, ESPN
No. 24 Michigan W 76–61  15–5 (5–2)
Assembly Hall (17,285)
Bloomington, IN
1/31/2007
7:00pm, ESPN
No. 25 No. 2 Wisconsin W 71–66  16–5 (6–2)
Assembly Hall (17,142)
Bloomington, IN
2/3/2007
2:05 pm, ESPN
No. 25 at Iowa L 75–81  16–6 (6–3)
Carver-Hawkeye Arena (15,500)
Iowa City, IA
2/10/2007
1:00pm, CBS
No. 24 Illinois
Rivalry
W 65–61  17–6 (7–3)
Assembly Hall (17,316)
Bloomington, IN
2/15/2007
7:00pm, ESPN3
No. 19 at Purdue
Rivalry/Crimson and Gold Cup
L 68–81  17–7 (7–4)
Mackey Arena (14,123)
West Lafayette, IN
2/17/2007
4:00pm, ESPN
No. 19 at Michigan L 55–58  17–8 (7–5)
Crisler Arena (13,751)
Ann Arbor, MI
2/21/2007
7:00 pm, ESPN3
Minnesota W 71–59  18–8 (8–5)
Assembly Hall (17,228)
Bloomington, IN
2/24/2007
9:00pm, ESPN
at Michigan State L 58–66  18–9 (8–6)
Breslin Center (14,759)
East Lansing, MI
2/28/2007
8:00pm
No. 22 Northwestern W 69–65  19–9 (9–6)
Welsh-Ryan Arena (6,358)
Evanston, IL
3/3/2007
8:00pm, ESPN3
Penn State W 94–63  20–9 (10–6)
Assembly Hall (17,315)
Bloomington, IN
Big Ten Tournament
3/9/2007
9:10pm, ESPN3
vs. Illinois
Quarterfinals
L 54–58 OT 20–10 (10–6)
United Center (22,081)
Chicago, IL
NCAA Tournament
3/15/2007*
9:45pm, CBS
vs. Gonzaga
First Round
W 70–57  21–10 (10–6)
Power Balance Pavilion (16,338)
Sacramento, CA
3/17/2007*
8:10pm, CBS
vs. UCLA
Second Round
L 49–54  21–11 (10–6)
Power Balance Pavilion (16,407)
Sacramento, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
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  2. ^ "2007 Final AP Men's Basketball Poll". College Poll Archive. March 13, 2007.