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2006-07 Basketball Results

Gopher Basketball 2006-07 Season

  • Head Coach:  Dan Monson (8th season)
  • Overall Record: 9-22
  • Conference Record: 3-13
  • Notes: Coached by Dan Monson (8th season) through the Clemson game and Jim Molinari (1st season) as interim coach for the rest of the season. The Old Spice Classic took place in Orlando, Florida.

2006-07 Schedule

Date Opponent W/L Score
11/03/2006 Exhibition
Bemidji State
W 88-32
11/08/2006 Exhibition
Winona State
L 64-69
11/13/2006 North Dakota State W 63-49
11/17/2006 Long Island W 70-54
11/21/2006 Iowa State L 63-68
11/23/2006 Old Spice Classic
vs. Marist
L 56-63
11/24/2006 Old Spice Classic
vs. Southern Illinois
L 53-69
11/26/2006 Old Spice Classic
vs. Montana
L 65-72
11/29/2006 Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Clemson
L 68-90
12/02/2006 Arizona State W 66-63
12/05/2006 @ Alabama-Birmingham L 81-88 2OT
12/07/2006 South Dakota State W 77-53
12/09/2006 Arkansas-Little Rock L 66-67
12/12/2006 Central Florida W 74-63
12/22/2006 @ UNLV L 58-62
12/30/2006 SE Louisiana W 63-61
01/03/2007 Purdue W 65-59
01/06/2007 @ Wisconsin L 45-68
01/13/2007 @ Iowa L 49-60
01/17/2007 Illinois L 52-64
01/20/2007 Northwestern L 40-55
01/24/2007 @ Michigan State L 46-70
01/27/2007 Penn State W 65-60
01/31/2007 @ Northwestern W 62-55
02/03/2007 @ Illinois L 49-59
02/07/2007 Iowa L 78-91
02/10/2007 @ Michigan L 80-82
02/14/2007 Wisconsin L 62-75
02/18/2007 Ohio State L 67-85
02/21/2007 @ Indiana L 59-71
02/24/2007 Michigan L 51-62
02/28/2007 @ Purdue L 47-66
03/08/2007 Big Ten 1st Round
vs. Michigan
L 40-49

2006-07 Big Ten Standings

TEAM CONF OVERALL
Ohio State 15-1 35-4
Wisconsin 13-3 30-6
Indiana 10-6 21-11
Iowa 9-7 17-14
Purdue 9-7 22-12
Illinois 9-7 23-12
Michigan State 8-8 23-12
Michigan 8-8 22-13
Minnesota 3-13 9-22
Northwestern 2-14 13-18
Penn State 2-14 11-19

2006-07 Big Ten Tournament

First Round

#8 Michigan 49, #9 Minnesota 40
#7 Michigan State 62, #10 Northwestern 57
#6 Illinois 66, #11 Penn State 60

Quarterfinals

#1 Ohio State 72, #8 Michigan 62
#5 Purdue 74, #4 Iowa 55
#2 Wisconsin 70, #7 Michigan State 57
#6 Illinois 58, #3 Indiana 54 (OT)

Semifinals

#1 Ohio State 63, #5 Purdue 52
#2 Wisconsin 53, #6 Illinois 41

Finals

#1 Ohio State 66, #2 Wisconsin 49

2006-07 Gopher Basketball Roster

No. Name Pos. Yr. Ht. Wt. Hometown (Last School)
33 Abu-Shamala, Jamal G So 6-5 200 Shakopee, MN
4 Busch, Travis G/F So 6-4 220 St. Paul, MN (Mounds View HS)
13 Coleman, Dan F Jr* 6-9 225 Minneapolis, MN (Hopkins HS)
34 Johnson, Damian F Fr* 6-7 192 Thibodaux, LA
1 McKenzie, Lawrence G Jr 6-2 180 Minneapolis, MN (U of OK/Henry HS)
12 Nurumbi, Engen F Jr 6-7 230 Kinsasha, Congo (Arizona Western)
3 Payton, Kevin G/F Fr* 6-5 200 Camden, NJ
2 Saunders, Ryan G Jr 6-1 193 Medina, MN (Wayzata HS)
23 Smith, Brandon G/F So 6-6 205 Minneapolis, MN (Henry HS)
50 Tollackson, Spencer C Jr 6-9 267 Chaska, MN
54 Webster, Bryce F/C Fr 6-9 240 St. Paul, MN (St. Thomas Academy)
20 Westbrook, Lawrence G Fr 6-0 190 Chandler, AZ (Winchendon Prep)
30 Williams, Jonathan F So* 6-9 275 St. Cloud, MN (Notre Dame Prep)
5 Wilson, Limar G Jr 5-11 160 Orlando, FL (NE CC/Lyman)

* Indicates a player who has used a redshirt season

2006-07 Final AP Poll

Team Record Pts
1. Ohio State (71) 30-3 1,799
2. Kansas (1) 30-4 1,718
3. Florida 29-5 1,625
4. North Carolina 28-6 1,526
5. Memphis 30-3 1,491
6. Wisconsin 29-5 1,406
7. UCLA 26-5 1,394
8. Georgetown 26-6 1,378
9. Texas A&M 25-6 1,173
10. Oregon 26-7 1,044
11. Texas 24-9 1,042
12. Pittsburgh 27-7 1,018
13. Washington State 25-7 868
14. Southern Illinois 27-6 860
15. Nevada 28-4 820
16. Louisville 23-9 756
17. Notre Dame 24-7 522
18. Maryland 24-8 484
19. UNLV 28-6 483
20. Marquette 24-9 403
21. Butler 27-6 326
22. Winthrop 28-4 245
23. USC 23-11 168
24. BYU 25-8 162
25. Tennessee 22-10 134

2006-07 Final USA Today Poll

Team Record Pts
1. Florida (31) 35-5 775
2. Ohio State 35-4 744
3. UCLA 30-6 699
4. Georgetown 30-7 694
5. Kansas 33-5 627
5. North Carolina 31-7 627
7. Memphis 33-4 594
8. Oregon 29-8 531
9. Texas A&M 27-7 521
10. Pittsburgh 29-8 459
11. Southern Illinois 29-7 425
11. Wisconsin 30-6 425
13. Butler 29-7 360
14. UNLV 30-7 309
15. USC 25-12 294
16. Texas 25-10 287
17. Washington State 26-8 280
18. Tennessee 24-11 238
19. Vanderbilt 22-12 234
20. Louisville 24-10 222
21. Nevada 29-5 217
22. Winthrop 29-5 108
23. Maryland 25-9 72
24. Virginia 21-11 56
25. Virginia Tech 22-12 54

Final Four

Semifinals

Florida 76, UCLA 66
Ohio State 67, Georgetown 60

Finals

Florida 84, Ohio State 75