2006–07 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team

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2006-07 Memphis Tigers men's basketball
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C-USA Regular Season Champions
C-USA Tournament Champions
NCAA, #2, South Region
Regional Finals
Conference Conference USA
Ranking
Coaches No. 7
AP No. 5
2006-07 record 33-4 (16-0 C-USA)
Head coach John Calipari
Assistant coach Derek Kellogg
Assistant coach John Robic
Assistant coach Chuck Martin
Home arena FedExForum
Seasons
← 2005-06
2007-08 →
2006–07 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#5 Memphis 16 0   1.000     33 4   .892
UCF 11 5   .688     22 9   .710
Houston 10 6   .625     18 15   .545
Southern Miss 9 7   .563     20 11   .645
Tulsa 9 7   .563     20 11   .645
Tulane 9 7   .563     17 13   .567
Rice 8 8   .500     16 16   .500
UAB 7 9   .438     15 16   .484
Marshall 7 9   .438     13 19   .406
UTEP 6 10   .375     14 17   .452
SMU 3 13   .188     14 17   .452
East Carolina 1 15   .063     6 24   .200
2007 C-USA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006–07 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team represented the University of Memphis in the 2006–07 college basketball season, the 86th season of Tiger basketball. The Tigers were coached by seventh-year head coach John Calipari, and they played their home games at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.

Recruiting[edit]

Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Hashim Bailey
C
Patterson, NC The Patterson School 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 275 lb (125 kg) Sep 15, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Willie Kemp
PG
Bolivar, TN Bolivar Christian Academy 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Sep 28, 2005 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Doneal Mack
SG
Statesville, NC Statesville Christian HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jul 18, 2006 
Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Pierre Niles
PF
Lake Suzy, FL Florida Preparatory Academy 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 265 lb (120 kg) Aug 29, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Tre'Von Willis
SG
Fresno, CA Washington Union HS 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Oct 30, 2005 
Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247Sports: N/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 25   Rivals: NR
  • 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]

2006–07 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 15 Allen, AndreAndre Allen 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Memphis, Tennessee
G 12 Anderson, AntonioAntonio Anderson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Lynn, Massachusetts
F/C 35 Bailey, HashimHashim Bailey 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 290 lb (132 kg) Fr Paterson, New Jersey
F 42 Cooper, KareemKareem Cooper 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 290 lb (132 kg) So Washington, DC
F 32 Dorsey, JoeyJoey Dorsey 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Jr Baltimore, Maryland
G 14 Douglas-Roberts, ChrisChris Douglas-Roberts 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) So Detroit, Michigan
F 2 Dozier, RobertRobert Dozier 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Lithonia, Georgia
F 5 Hunt, JeremyJeremy Hunt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Memphis, Tennessee
G 1 Kemp, WillieWillie Kemp 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Fr Bolivar, Tennessee
G 20 Mack, DonealDoneal Mack 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Fr Statesville, North Carolina
G 55 McGrady, ChanceChance McGrady 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) So Auburndale, Florida
F 4 Niles, PierrePierre Niles 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 285 lb (129 kg) Fr Memphis, Tennessee
G 30 Sandridge, JaredJared Sandridge 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Memphis, Tennessee
F 10 Taggart, ShawnShawn Taggart 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 230 lb (104 kg) So Richmond, Virginia
G 0 Wade, ClydeClyde Wade 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS Sr Memphis, Tennessee
G 3 Willis, Tre'VonTre'Von Willis 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Fresno, California
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2010-04-05

Schedule[edit]

Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Regular Season
11/16/06*
7:00 PM, WLMT
No. 13 Jackson State W 111–69  1–0
FedExForum (10,207)
Memphis, TN
11/20/06*
1:30 PM, ESPN2
No. 11 vs. Oklahoma
Maui Invitational Tournament
W 77–65  2–0
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/21/06*
6:00 PM, ESPN
No. 11 vs. No. 19 Georgia Tech
Maui Invitational Tournament
L 85–92  2–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/22/06*
3:30 PM, ESPN2
No. 11 vs. No. 22 Kentucky
Maui Invitational Tournament
W 80–63  3–1
Lahaina Civic Center (2,400)
Maui, HI
11/29/06*
7:00 PM, WLMT
No. 17 Arkansas State W 86–60  4–1
FedExForum (13,713)
Memphis, TN
12/02/06*
12:00 PM, WLMT
No. 17 Manhattan W 77–59  5–1
FedExForum (15,087)
Memphis, TN
12/04/06*
7:00 PM, WLMT
No. 17 Marshall W 78–59  6–1
(1–0)
FedExForum (14,183)
Memphis, TN
12/06/06*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 17 at Tennessee L 58–76  6–2
Thompson-Boling Arena (19,714)
Knoxville, TN
12/09/06*
12:00 PM, CSS
No. 17 Mississippi W 82–70  7–2
FedExForum (14,315)
Memphis, TN
12/14/06*
8:00 PM, WLMT
No. 19 Austin Peay W 88–63  8–2
FedExForum (14,538)
Memphis, TN
12/20/06*
7:30 PM, FSN
No. 18 at No. 9 Arizona L 71–79  8–3
McKale Center (14,568)
Tucson, AZ
12/23/06*
12:00 PM, CSS
No. 18 Middle Tennessee W 86–46  9–3
FedExForum (14,525)
Memphis, TN
12/28/06*
7:00 PM, WLMT
No. 23 Lamar W 87–62  10–3
FedExForum (16,154)
Memphis, TN
01/04/07
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 23 Cincinnati W 88–55  11–3
FedExForum (16,223)
Memphis, TN
01/11/07
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 19 at Houston W 79–69  12–3
(2–0)
Hofheinz Pavilion (4,804)
Houston, TX
01/13/07
7:00 PM, CSS
No. 19 at Southern Miss W 75–62  13–3
(3–0)
Reed Green Coliseum (5,410)
Hattiesburg, MS
01/16/07
8:00 PM, CSTV
No. 18 UAB W 79–54  14–3
(4–0)
FedExForum (14,736)
Memphis, TN
01/20/07
5:00 PM, CSTV
No. 18 at East Carolina W 61–44  15–3
(5–0)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (6,064)
Greenville, NC
01/24/07
8:00 PM, CSS
No. 14 Tulsa W 72–59  16-3
(6–0)
FedExForum (15,760)
Memphis, TN
01/27/07
12:00 PM, CSS
No. 14 Southern Miss W 67–64  17–3
(7–0)
FedExForum (14,741)
Memphis, TN
01/31/07
6:00 PM, CSS
No. 12 at UCF W 87–65  18–3
(8–0)
UCF Arena (4,805)
Orlando, FL
02/03/07
11:00 AM, ESPN2
No. 12 SMU W 88–52  19–3
(9–0)
FedExForum (15,748)
Memphis, TN
02/08/07
8:00 PM, ESPN
No. 10 at UAB W 70–56  20–3
(10–0)
Bartow Arena (7,453)
Birmingham, AL
02/10/07
7:00 PM, CSS
No. 10 Tulane W 95–51  21–3
(11–0)
FedExForum (17,176)
Memphis, TN
02/14/07
7:00 PM, CSTV
No. 9 at Tulsa W 69–52  22–3
(12–0)
Reynolds Center (6,081)
Tulsa, OK
02/17/07*
5:00 PM, ESPN
No. 9 at Gonzaga W 78–77 OT 23–3
Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena (11,272)
Spokane, WA
02/22/07
6:00 PM, ESPN
No. 7 Rice W 99–63  24–3
(13–0)
FedExForum (15,020)
Memphis, TN
02/25/07
1:00 PM, CBS
No. 7 Houston W 77–64  25–3
(14–0)
FedExForum (16,924)
Memphis, TN
03/01/07
8:00 PM, ESPN2
No. 7 at UTEP W 78–67  26–3
(15–0)
Don Haskins Center (11,066)
El Paso, TX
03/03/07
8:30 PM, CSTV
No. 1 at SMU W 64–61  27–3
(16–0)
Moody Coliseum (3,592)
Dallas, TX
2007 Conference USA Tournament
03/08/07
6:00 PM, CSTV
No. 5 Marshall
Conference USA Tournament Quarterfinals
W 92–71  28–3
FedExForum (10,494)
Memphis, TN
03/09/07
3:30 PM, CSTV
No. 5 Tulane
Conference Tournament Semifinals
W 71–49  29–3
FedExForum (11,002)
Memphis, TN
03/10/07
10:30 AM, CBS
No. 5 Houston
Conference Tournament Final
W 71–59  30–3
FedExForum (15,468)
Memphis, TN
2007 NCAA Tournament
03/16/07*
11:30 AM, CBS
No. 5 vs. North Texas
First Round
W 73–58  31–3
New Orleans Arena (13,393)
New Orleans, LA
03/18/07*
3:45 PM, CBS
No. 5 vs. No. 10 Nevada
Second Round
W 78–62  32–3
New Orleans Arena (13,594)
New Orleans, LA
03/22/07*
6:27 PM, CBS
No. 5 vs. No. 7 Texas A&M
South Regional Semifinals
W 65–64  33–3
Alamodome (26,776)
San Antonio, TX
03/24/07*
3:47 PM, CBS
No. 5 vs. No. 1 Ohio State
South Regional Final
L 76–92  33–4
Alamodome (26,260)
San Antonio, TX
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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