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2005-06 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2005-06 Season

  • Head Coach: Dan Monson (7th season)
  • Overall Record: 16-15
  • Conference Record: 5-11

2005-06 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/05/2005 Exhibition
SW Minnesota State
W 59-50
11/10/2005 Exhibition
Minnesota-Duluth
W 78-64
11/18/2005 North Dakota State W 70-57
11/26/2005 Tennessee-Chattanooga W 67-46
11/28/2005 Gardner Webb L 72-73
11/30/2005 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
@ Maryland
L 66-83
12/03/2005 Coastal Carolina W 75-57
12/05/2005 @ Arizona State W 85-79 OT
12/10/2005 UNLV W 72-67
12/14/2005 Alabama-Birmingham W 69-68
12/21/2005 Grambling W 88-64
12/23/2005 South Dakota State W 80-61
12/31/2005 Oral Roberts W 67-54
01/07/2006 Northwestern L 49-57
01/10/2006 Wisconsin L 62-64
01/14/2006 @ Purdue L 55-72
01/18/2006 @ Iowa L 72-76
01/21/2006 Michigan L 55-71
01/25/2006 @ Illinois L 53-77
01/29/2006 Indiana W 61-42
02/04/2006 @ Ohio State L 53-67
02/08/2006 @ Penn State W 77-66
02/11/2006 Michigan State W 69-55
02/15/2006 @ Michigan L 50-72
02/18/2006 Iowa W 74-61
02/22/2006 Purdue W 62-50
02/26/2006 @ Wisconsin L 74-80
02/28/2006 Illinois L 65-71
03/04/2006 @ Northwestern L 53-57
03/09/2006 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Michigan
W 59-55
03/10/2006 Big Ten Quarterfinals
vs. Iowa
L 57-67
03/15/2006 NIT 1st Round
Wake Forest
W 73-58
03/21/2006 NIT 2nd Round
@ Cincinnati
L 62-76

2005-06 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 12-4 26-6
Iowa 11-5 25-9
Illinois 11-5 26-7
Wisconsin 9-7 19-12
Indiana 9-7 19-12
Michigan State 8-8 22-12
Michigan 8-8 22-11
Penn State 6-10 15-15
Northwestern 6-10 14-15
Minnesota 5-11 16-15
Purdue 3-13 9-19

2005-06 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#8 Penn State 60, #9 Northwestern 42
#10 Minnesota 59, #7 Michigan 55
#6 Michigan State 70, #11 Purdue 58

Quarterfinals

#1 Ohio State 63, #8 Penn State 56
#5 Indiana 61, #4 Wisconsin 56
#2 Iowa 67, #10 Minnesota 57
#6 Michigan State 61, #3 Illinois 56

Semifinals

#2 Iowa 53, #6 Michigan State 48
#1 Ohio State 52, #5 Indiana 51

Finals

#2 Iowa 67, #1 Ohio State 60

2005-06 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
33 Abu-Shamala, Jamal G Fr 6-5 200 Shakopee, MN
31 Boone, Adam G Sr* 6-2 200 Minnetonka, MN (North Carolina/Minnetonka HS)
13 Coleman, Dan F So* 6-9 225 Minneapolis, MN (Hopkins HS)
15 Grier, Vincent G/F Sr 6-5 210 Charlotte, NC (Dixie State JC)
11 Hargrow, Maurice G Sr* 6-5 200 St. Paul, MN (Highland Park HS)
34 Johnson, Damian F Fr 6-7 192 Thibodaux, LA
1 McKenzie, Lawrence G Jr 6-2 180 Minneapolis, MN (Henry HS)
3 Payton, Kevin G/F Fr 6-5 200 Camden, NJ
32 Puchtel, Zach F Jr* 6-6 250 Minnetonka, MN (Hopkins HS)
2 Saunders, Ryan G So 6-1 193 Medina, MN (Wayzata HS)
23 Smith, Brandon G/F Fr 6-6 205 Minneapolis, MN (Henry HS)
21 Stamper, J'son F Sr 6-6 235 Bronx, NY (Independence CC)
50 Tollackson, Spencer C So 6-9 267 Chaska, MN
24 Tucker, Rico G So 6-0 190 San Diego, CA (University HS)
30 Williams, Jonathan F Fr* 6-9 275 St. Cloud, MN (Notre Dame Prep)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2005-06 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1. Duke (59) 27-3 1,783
2. Connecticut (11) 27-2 1,709
3. Villanova (1) 24-3 1,626
4. Memphis 27-3 1,610
5. Gonzaga (1) 26-3 1,509
6. Ohio State 23-4 1,347
7. Boston College 24-6 1,243
7. UCLA 24-6 1,243
9. Texas 25-5 1,215
10. North Carolina 21-6 1,060
11. Florida 24-6 1,006
12. Kansas 22-7 1,001
13. Illinois 25-5 907
14. George Washington 26-1 890
15. Iowa 22-8 825
16. Pittsburgh 21-6 816
17. Washington 24-5 623
18. Tenessee 21-6 572
19. LSU 22-7 533
20. Nevada 24-5 413
21. Syracuse 19-11 377
22. West Virginia 20-9 312
23. Georgetown 19-8 177
24. Oklahoma 20-7 131
25. Alabama-Birmingham 22-5 130

2005-06 Final USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1. Florida (31) 31-6 775
2. UCLA 31-6 739
3. LSU 27-8 666
4. Connecticut 30-4 658
5. Villanova 28-5 620
6. Memphis 33-4 607
7. Duke 32-4 585
8. George Mason 27-7 564
9. Texas 30-7 542
10. Gonzaga 29-4 503
11. Boston College 28-8 463
12. Washington 26-7 403
13. Ohio State 26-6 354
14. North Carolina 23-8 312
15. West Virginia 22-11 300
16. Georgetown 23-10 296
17. Illinois 26-7 261
18. Pittsburgh 25-8 247
19. George Washington 27-3 221
20. Tenessee 22-8 198
21. Wichita State 26-9 169
22. Kansas 25-8 155
23. Iowa 25-9 109
24. Bradley 22-11 106
25. Bucknell 27-5 51

Final Four

Semifinals

UCLA 59, Louisiana State 45
Florida 73, George Mason 58

Finals

Florida 73, UCLA 57