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2005-2006 SEC Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Mar 9 - 12, 2006
Tournament Champions: Florida
Tournament Runner Up: South Carolina
Tournament MOP/MVP: Taurean Green (Florida, So.)
All-Tournament Team: Taurean Green (Florida, So.), Corey Brewer (Florida, So.), Glen Davis (LSU, So.), Renaldo Balkman (South Carolina, Jr.), Tre Kelley (South Carolina, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, TN)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: Patrick Adams, Bruce Benedict, JB Caldwell, Tim Clougherty, Rick Crawford, John Gable, Tony Green, Tony Greene, Joe Lindsay, Tom Lopes, Mike Nance, Antinio Petty, Doug Shows, Doug Sirmons, Bert Smith, Mike Stuart, Ted Valentine
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Tre Kelley (South Carolina, Jr.) (61)
Total Rebounds:Renaldo Balkman (South Carolina, Jr.) (29)
Total Assists:Rajon Rondo (Kentucky, So.) (21)
Total Steals:Renaldo Balkman (South Carolina, Jr.) (10)
Total Blocks:Brandon Wallace (South Carolina, Jr.) (7)
Total Minutes:Tre Kelley (South Carolina, Jr.) (155)
Total FIC:Renaldo Balkman (South Carolina, Jr.) (49.0)
Total Fouls:Al Horford (Florida, So.) (11)
Total Turnovers:Taurean Green (Florida, So.) (13)
Total FGs:Renaldo Balkman (South Carolina, Jr.) (20), Tarence Kinsey (South Carolina, Sr.) (20), Tre Kelley (South Carolina, Jr.) (20)
Total 3PM:Tre Kelley (South Carolina, Jr.) (11)
Total FTs:Jonathon Modica (Arkansas, Sr.) (12)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
W4 Mississippi State 44
E5 South Carolina 59
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E3 Kentucky 71
W6 Ole Miss 57
 
E4 Vanderbilt 76
W5 Auburn 71
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W3 Arkansas 80
E6 Georgia 67
 
Quarterfinals
 
E1 Tennessee 71
E5 South Carolina 79
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W2 Alabama 61
E3 Kentucky 68
W1 LSU 92
E4 Vanderbilt 73
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Florida 74
W3 Arkansas 71
Semifinals
 
 
 
E3 Kentucky 61
E5 South Carolina 65
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
W1 LSU 65
E2 Florida 81
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
E2 Florida 49
E5 South Carolina 47

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
-     -     -
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Mar 9, 2006
#6 Ole Miss (L) #3 Kentucky (W) 57-71 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 17. Randolph Morris
REB: 6. Rajon Rondo
AST: 7. Rajon Rondo
PTS: 14. Jermey Parnell
REB: 7. Dwayne Curtis
AST: 6. Todd Abernethy
Mar 9, 2006
#5 Auburn (L) #4 Vanderbilt (W) 71-76 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 21. Derrick Byars
REB: 9. Shan Foster
AST: 5. DeMarre Carroll
PTS: 18. Frank Tolbert
REB: 6. Frank Tolbert
AST: 3. Ronny LeMelle
Mar 9, 2006
#5 South Carolina (W) #4 Mississippi State (L) 59-44 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 11. Jamont Gordon
REB: 11. Jamont Gordon
AST: 3. Richard Delk
PTS: 12. Renaldo Balkman
REB: 6. Brandon Wallace
AST: 5. Tre Kelley
Mar 9, 2006
#6 Georgia (L) #3 Arkansas (W) 67-80 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 20. Jonathon Modica
REB: 7. Eric Ferguson
AST: 5. Ronnie Brewer
PTS: 16. Mike Mercer
REB: 7. Sundiata Gaines
AST: 4. Sundiata Gaines
Mar 10, 2006
#4 Vanderbilt (L) #1 LSU (W) 73-92 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 28. Glen Davis
REB: 13. Glen Davis
AST: 4. Tasmin Mitchell
PTS: 17. Derrick Byars
REB: 5. Shan Foster
AST: 6. Alex Gordon
Mar 10, 2006
#5 South Carolina (W) #1 Tennessee (L) 79-71 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 23. C.J. Watson
REB: 9. Andre Patterson
AST: 4. Dane Bradshaw
PTS: 25. Tre Kelley
REB: 7. Renaldo Balkman
AST: 8. Tre Kelley
Mar 10, 2006
#3 Arkansas (L) #2 Florida (W) 71-74 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 25. Lee Humphrey
REB: 8. Al Horford
AST: 5. Taurean Green
PTS: 18. Ronnie Brewer
REB: 7. Ronnie Brewer
AST: 4. Ronnie Brewer
Mar 10, 2006
#3 Kentucky (W) #2 Alabama (L) 68-61 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 18. Alonzo Gee
REB: 10. Jermareo Davidson
AST: 5. Ronald Steele
PTS: 14. Joe Crawford
REB: 9. Bobby Perry
AST: 6. Rajon Rondo
Mar 11, 2006
#2 Florida (W) #1 LSU (L) 81-65 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 21. Darrel Mitchell
REB: 9. Tasmin Mitchell
AST: 6. Darrel Mitchell
PTS: 18. Taurean Green
REB: 12. Joakim Noah
AST: 4. Joakim Noah
Mar 11, 2006
#5 South Carolina (W) #3 Kentucky (L) 65-61 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 13. Joe Crawford
REB: 9. Randolph Morris
AST: 8. Rajon Rondo
PTS: 18. Tarence Kinsey
REB: 8. Renaldo Balkman
AST: 4. Tre Kelley
Mar 12, 2006
#5 South Carolina (L) #2 Florida (W) 47-49 Bridgestone Arena PTS: 16. Corey Brewer
REB: 7. Corey Brewer
AST: 3. Al Horford
PTS: 12. Renaldo Balkman
REB: 11. Renaldo Balkman
AST: 3. Tarence Kinsey