2005–06 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team

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2005–06 Memphis Tigers men's basketball
Memphis Tigers wordmark.svg
C-USA Regular Season Champions
C-USA Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Elite Eight
ConferenceConference USA
Ranking
CoachesNo. 6
APNo. 4
2005–06 record33–4 (13–1 C-USA)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaFedExForum
Seasons
2005–06 Conference USA men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 4 Memphis 13 1   .929     33 4   .892
No. 25 UAB 12 2   .857     24 7   .774
UTEP 11 3   .786     21 10   .677
Houston 9 5   .643     21 10   .677
UCF 7 7   .500     14 15   .483
Rice 6 8   .429     12 16   .429
Tulane 6 8   .429     12 17   .414
Tulsa 6 8   .429     11 17   .393
Marshall 5 9   .357     12 16   .429
SMU 4 10   .286     13 16   .448
Southern Miss 3 11   .214     10 21   .323
East Carolina 2 12   .143     8 20   .286
2006 C-USA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2005–06 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team represented the University of Memphis in the 2005–06 college basketball season, the 85th season of Tiger basketball. The Tigers were coached by sixth-year head coach John Calipari, and they played their home games at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee.

Recruiting[edit]

US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes
Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date
Antonio Anderson
SG
Laurinburg, NC Laurinburg Prep 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Jul 5, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Kareem Cooper
PF
Laurinburg, NC Laurinburg Prep 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Nov 14, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:3/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Chris Douglas-Roberts
PG
Detroit, MI Northwestern HS 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Oct 7, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Robert Dozier
SF
Laurinburg, NC Laurinburg, NC 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Sep 9, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Ricky Sanchez
SF
Bradenton, FL IMG Academy 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sep 22, 2004 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:3/5 stars   Rivals:4/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Shawne Williams
SF
Laurinburg, NC Laurinburg, NC 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sep 1, 2003 
Recruiting star ratings: Scout:4/5 stars   Rivals:5/5 stars   247SportsN/A
Overall recruiting rankings: Scout: 6   Rivals: 7
  • 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:

  • "Memphis Basketball Commitments". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  • "2005 Memphis Basketball Commits". Scout.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  • "ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  • "Scout.com Team Recruiting Rankings". Scout.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24.
  • "2005 Team Ranking". Rivals.com. Retrieved 2011-07-24.

Roster[edit]

2005–06 Memphis Tigers men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
G 15 Andre Allen 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Memphis, Tennessee
G 12 Antonio Anderson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Lynn, Massachusetts
F 10 Rodney Carney 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Indianapolis, IN
F 42 Kareem Cooper 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 285 lb (129 kg) Fr Washington, DC
F 32 Joey Dorsey 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 265 lb (120 kg) So Baltimore, Maryland
G 3 Chris Douglas-Roberts 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Detroit, Michigan
F 2 Robert Dozier 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Lithonia, Georgia
G 20 Travis Long 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) 135 lb (61 kg) Fr Dumont, New Jersey
G 11 Chance McGrady 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Fr Auburndale, Florida
F 14 Simplice Njoya 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 245 lb (111 kg) Sr Yaounde, Cameroon
G 30 Jared Sandridge 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Memphis, Tennessee
F 50 Almamy Thiero 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) Mali, West Africa
G 0 Clyde Wade 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) RS Sr Memphis, Tennessee
G 35 Darius Washington Jr. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 195 lb (88 kg) So Winter Park, FL
F 4 Shawne Williams 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Memphis, TN
F 1 Waki Williams 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Cincinnati, OH
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

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

Roster
Last update: 2011-07-24

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
11/15/05*
7:00 pm
No. 12 Milwaukee
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 79–52  1–0
FedExForum (10,165)
Memphis, TN
11/17/05*
9:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 12 at No. 14 Alabama
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 87–76  2–0
Coleman Coliseum (4,522)
Tuscaloosa, AL
11/23/05*
8:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 11 vs. No. 16 UCLA
NIT Season Tip-Off
W 88–80  3-0
Madison Square Garden (9,766)
New York, NY
11/25/05*
6:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 11 vs. No. 1 Duke
NIT Season Tip-Off
L 67–70  3–1
Madison Square Garden (12,129)
New York, NY
11/28/05*
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 9 Lamar W 108–83  4–1
FedExForum (11,244)
Memphis, TN
11/30/05*
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 9 Jackson State W 97–70  5–1
FedExForum (12,384)
Memphis, TN
12/03/05*
2:00 pm, ESPN
No. 9 at Cincinnati W 91–81  6–1
Fifth Third Arena (9,440)
Cincinnati, OH
12/10/05*
6:30 pm
No. 7 at Providence W 97–89  7–1
Dunkin' Donuts Center (8,665)
Providence, RI
12/17/05*
2:30 pm, FSN
No. 5 at Mississippi W 72–49  8–1
Tad Smith Coliseum (8,037)
Oxford, MS
12/20/05*
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 4 Louisiana Tech W 76–58  9–1
FedExForum (13,761)
Memphis, TN
12/27/05*
6:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 4 No. 8 Gonzaga W 83–72  10–1
FedExForum (18,208)
Memphis, TN
12/30/05*
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 4 Purdue W 90–70  11–1
FedExForum (16,835)
Memphis, TN
01/02/06*
1:30 pm, ESPN
No. 4 No. 16 Texas L 58–69  11–2
FedExForum (18,035)
Memphis, TN
01/04/06*
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 4 Middle Tennessee W 83–50  12–2
FedExForum (13,525)
Memphis, TN
01/08/06*
1:00 pm, WLMT
No. 4 Winthrop W 73–63  13–2
FedExForum (14,171)
Memphis, TN
01/11/06
6:00 pm, CSTV
No. 5 at East Carolina W 77–67  14–2
(1–0)
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum (7,553)
Greenville, NC
01/14/06
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 5 SMU W 73–53  15–2
(2–0)
FedExForum (14,443)
Memphis, TN
01/18/06*
7:00 pm, CSTV
No. 4 Tennessee W 88–79  16–2
FedExForum (18,144)
Memphis, TN
01/21/06
4:00 pm, WLMT
No. 4 at Southern Miss W 85–68  17–2
(3–0)
Reed Green Coliseum (6,412)
Hattiesburg, MS
01/26/06
7:00 pm, CSTV
No. 3 UAB W 73–66  18–2
(4–0)
FedExForum (15,529)
Memphis, TN
01/28/06
12:00 pm, CSTV
No. 3 UCF W 94–61  19–2
(5–0)
FedExForum (15,177)
Memphis, TN
02/01/06
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 3 at Tulsa W 84–61  20–2
(6–0)
Reynolds Center (6,740)
Tulsa, OK
02/04/06
6:00 pm, WLMT
No. 3 at Rice W 84–79  21–2
(7–0)
Autry Court (3,710)
Houston, TX
02/11/06
3:00 pm, CSTV
No. 3 at Marshall W 91–81  22–2
(8–0)
Cam Henderson Center (9,048)
Huntington, WV
02/14/06
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 3 Southern Miss W 80–41  23–2
(9–0)
FedExforum (15,441)
Memphis, TN
02/18/06
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 3 at Tulane W 105–65  24–2
(10–0)
Avron B. Fogelman Arena (2,582)
New Orleans, LA
02/22/06
9:00 pm, ESPN2
No. 3 UTEP W 66–56  25–2
(11–0)
FedExForum (15,073)
Memphis, TN
02/25/06
7:00 pm, WLMT
No. 3 Tulsa W 78–67  26–2
(12–0)
FedExForum (17,658)
Memphis, TN
03/02/06
8:30 pm, ESPN2
No. 3 at UAB L 74–80  26–3
(12–1)
Bartow Arena (8,500)
Birmingham, AL
03/04/06
8:00 pm, CSTV
No. 3 Houston W 69–62  27–3
(13–1)
FedExForum (17,061)
Memphis, TN
2006 Conference USA Men's Basketball Tournament
03/09/06
6:00 pm, CSTV
No. 3 vs. Tulane
Quarterfinals
W 75–56  28–3
FedExForum (11,343)
Memphis, TN
03/10/06
3:30 pm, CSTV
No. 3 vs. Houston
Semifinals
W 68–54  29–3
FedExForum (12,524)
Memphis, TN
03/11/06
10:35 am, CBS
No. 3 vs. No. 25 UAB
Final
W 57–46  30–3
FedExForum (16,607)
Memphis, TN
2006 NCAA Tournament
03/17/06*
2:00 pm, CBS
No. 3 vs. Oral Roberts
First Round
W 94–78  31–3
American Airlines Center (19,028)
Dallas, TX
03/19/06*
1:15 pm, CBS
No. 3 vs. Bucknell
Second Round
W 72–56  32–3
American Airlines Center (19,251)
Dallas, TX
03/23/06*
6:30 pm, CBS
No. 3 vs. Bradley
Sweet Sixteen
W 80–64  33–3
Oakland Arena (19,596)
Oakland, CA
03/25/06*
6:05 pm, CBS
No. 3 vs. No. 8 UCLA
Elite Eight
L 45–50  33–4
Oakland Arena (19,689)
Oakland, CA
*Non-conference game. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time.

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