2006–07 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team

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2006–07 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball
Kentucky Wildcats 2005 logo.svg
NCAA Tournament, Round of 32
Conference Southeastern Conference
Division Eastern
2006–07 record 22–12 (9–7 SEC)
Head coach Tubby Smith
Assistant coach Reggie Hanson
Assistant coach David Hobbs
Assistant coach Scott Rigot
Home arena Rupp Arena
Seasons

The 2006–07 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team represented the University of Kentucky in the college basketball season of 2006–2007. The team's head coach was Tubby Smith. This was his 10th and final year as Kentucky's head coach. The Wildcats played their home games at Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky.

2006 signees[edit]

Roster[edit]

2006–07 Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
G 1 Porter, MichaelMichael Porter 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Modesto Christian Modesto, California
G 3 Bradley, RamelRamel Bradley 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 191 lb (87 kg) Jr IMG Academy (FL) Brooklyn, New York
G 5 Jasper, DerrickDerrick Jasper 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 213 lb (97 kg) Fr Paso Robles Paso Robles, California
C 10 Obrzut, ŁukaszŁukasz Obrzut 7 ft 1 in (2.16 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Sr Bridgton Academy Gliwice, Poland
F 13 Perry, BobbyBobby Perry 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Hillside Durham, North Carolina
G 20 Meeks, JodieJodie Meeks 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 208 lb (94 kg) Fr Norcross Norcross, Georgia
F 21 Stevenson, PerryPerry Stevenson 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Fr Lafayette Lafayette, Louisiana
F 22 Harris, RamonRamon Harris 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 218 lb (99 kg) Fr West Anchorage Anchorage, Alaska
F 23 Thomas, SheraySheray Thomas 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 236 lb (107 kg) Sr Riverdale Baptist Montreal, Canada
G 30 Perry, DwightDwight Perry 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m) 187 lb (85 kg) Fr Southern Durham, North Carolina
G 32 Crawford, JoeJoe Crawford 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 207 lb (94 kg) Jr Renaissance Detroit, Michigan
C 33 Morris, RandolphRandolph Morris 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Jr Landmark Christian Atlanta, Georgia
F 42 Coury, MarkMark Coury 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 238 lb (108 kg) Fr Detroit Country Day Detroit, Michigan
C 43 Carter, JaredJared Carter 7 ft 2 in (2.18 m) 277 lb (126 kg) So Scott County Georgetown, Kentucky
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

2006–07 Schedule and Results[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
City, State
Non-Conference Regular Season
November 15, 2006*
7:00 pm, FSN
No. 22 Miami(OH) W 57-46  1–0
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
November 17, 2006*
7:00 pm, FSN
No. 22 Mississippi Valley State W 79-56  2-0
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
November 20, 2006*
9:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 20 vs. DePaul
Maui Invitational
W 87-81  3-0
Lahaina Civic Center 
Maui, HI
November 21, 2006*
7:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 20 vs. No. 5 UCLA
Maui Invitational
L 68-73  3–1
Lahaina Civic Center 
Maui, HI
November 22, 2006*
5:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 20 vs. No. 11 Memphis
Maui Invitational
L 63-80  3-2
Lahaina Civic Center 
Maui, HI
November 28, 2006*
7:00, FSN
College of Charleston W 77-61  4–2
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
December 2, 2006*
12:00 pm, CBS
at No. 6 North Carolina L 63-75  4–3
Dean Smith Center 
Chapel Hill, NC
December 5, 2006*
7:00 pm, BBSN
vs. Chattanooga W 79-63  5-3
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, KY
December 9, 2006*
12:00 pm, CBS
Indiana W 59-54  6-3
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
December 16, 2006*
1:30 pm, CBS
at Louisville
Battle for the Bluegrass
W 61-49  7-3
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, KY
December 19, 2006*
7:00 pm, FSN
Santa Clara W 74-60  8-3
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
December 22, 2006*
7:00 pm, BBSN
Massachusetts W 82-68  9-3
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
December 30, 2006*
11:00 am, BBSN
Eastern Kentucky W 78-65  10-3
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
January 3, 2007*
7:00 pm, FSN
Houston W 77-70  11-3
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
SEC Regular Season
January 6, 2007
8:30 pm, FSN
at Ole Miss W 68-58  12-3
(1–0)
Tad Smith Coliseum 
Oxford, MS
January 10, 2007
8:00 pm, LFS
Auburn W 84-57  13-3
(2-0)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
January 13, 2007
7:00 pm, FSN
Mississippi State W 64-60  14-3
(3-0)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
January 16, 2007
9:00 pm, ESPN
No. 25 at South Carolina W 87-49  15-3
(4-0)
Colonial Life Arena 
Columbia, SC
January 20, 2007
12:00 pm, LFS
No. 25 Vanderbilt L 67-72  15-4
(4–1)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
January 24, 2007
8:00 pm, LFS
at Georgia L 69-78 OT 15-5
(4–2)
Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
January 28, 2007
1:00 pm, CBS
Tennessee W 76-57  16-5
(5–2)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
February 3, 2007
1:00 pm, LFS
at Arkansas W 82-74  17-5
(6–2)
Bud Walton Arena 
Fayetteville, AR
February 7, 2007
8:00 pm, LFS
No. 20 South Carolina W 95-89  18-5
(7–2)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
February 10, 2007
9:00 pm, ESPN
No. 20 No. 1 Florida
'ESPN College GameDay'
L 61–64  18-6
(7–3)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
February 13, 2007
7:00 pm, ESPN
No. 20 at Tennessee L 85-89  18-7
(7-4)
Thompson-Boling Arena 
Knoxville, TN
February 17, 2007
3:00 pm, LFS
No. 20 at Alabama W 61-72  18-8
(7-5)
Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
February 20, 2007
9:00 pm, LSU
LSU W 70–63  19-8
(8-5)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
February 25, 2007
2:00 pm, LFS
at No. 21 Vanderbilt L 65-67  19-9
(8-6)
Memorial Gym 
Nashville, TN
February 28, 2007
8:00 pm, LFS
Georgia
Senior Day
W 82-70  20-9
(9-6)
Rupp Arena 
Lexington, KY
March 4, 2007
12:00 pm, CBS
at No. 4 Florida L 72-85  20-10
(9-7)
O'Connell Center 
Gainesville, FL
2007 SEC Tournament
March 8, 2007
1:30 pm, LFS
vs. Alabama
SEC Tournament
W 79-67  21-10
(9-7)
Georgia Dome 
Atlanta, GA
March 9, 2007
1:30 pm, LFS
vs. Mississippi State
SEC Tournament
L 82-84 OT 21-11
(9-7)
Georgia Dome 
Atlanta, GA
2007 NCAA Tournament
March 16, 2007*
7:45 pm, CBS
No. (8) vs. No. (9) Villanova
NCAA Tournament first round
W 67-58  22-11
(9-7)
United Center 
Chicago, Illinois
March 18, 2007*
2:30 pm, CBS
No. (8) vs. No. 2 (1) Kansas
NCAA Tournament second round
L 76-88  22-12
(9-7)
United Center 
Chicago, Illinois
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.