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2006-2007 Sun Belt Men's Basketball Tournament

Tournament Information

Tournament Dates: Feb 28 - Mar 6, 2007
Tournament Champions: North Texas
Tournament Runner Up: Arkansas State
Tournament MOP/MVP: Calvin Watson (North Texas, Sr.)
All-Tournament Team: Calvin Watson (North Texas, Sr.), Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Jr.), Courtney Lee (Western Kentucky, Jr.), Isaac Wells (Arkansas State, Jr.), Ben Bell (North Texas, Jr.), Adrian Banks (Arkansas State, Jr.)
Championship Game Venue: Cajundome (Lafayette, LA)
Tournament Attendance: N/A
Tournament Officials: James Breeding, James Durham, Brad Ferrie, Tim Gattis, David Hall, Brent Hampton, Ted Hillary, Danny Hooker, Hal Lusk, Jeff Malham, Kevin Mathis, Gene Menees, Terry Moore, Tom O'Neill, Rick Randall, Greg Rennegarbe, Larry Rose, Kelly Self, Curtis Shaw, Doug Sirmons, Bret Smith, Mike Thibodeaux, Gary Vaughn, Bobby Vetkoetter, Steve Welmer, Mark Whitehead
 

Tournament Leaders

Total Points:Calvin Watson (North Texas, Sr.) (68)
Total Rebounds:Harold Stewart (North Texas, So.) (33)
Total Assists:Jim Jones (Arkansas State, Sr.) (14)
Total Steals:DeAndre Rice (Florida Atlantic, Sr.) (7)
Total Blocks:Quincy Williams (North Texas, Jr.) (6)
Total Minutes:Calvin Watson (North Texas, Sr.) (130)
Total FIC:Quincy Williams (North Texas, Jr.) (45.5)
Total Fouls:Quincy Williams (North Texas, Jr.) (17)
Total Turnovers:DeAndre Rice (Florida Atlantic, Sr.) (12), Jonas Brown (Louisiana-Monroe, Jr.) (12)
Total FGs:Bo McCalebb (New Orleans, Jr.) (26)
Total 3PM:Calvin Watson (North Texas, Sr.) (10)
Total FTs:Adrian Banks (Arkansas State, Jr.) (18)

Tournament Bracket

First Round
8 Troy 64
9 Middle Tennessee State 72
 
 
 
 
 
4 Louisiana-Monroe 83
13 Denver 67
 
 
 
 
5 North Texas 93
12 Louisiana-Lafayette 78
 
6 Florida Atlantic 91
11 Florida International 88
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
7 New Orleans 77
10 Arkansas-Little Rock 70
 
Quarterfinals
 
1 South Alabama 60
9 Middle Tennessee State 63
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4 Louisiana-Monroe 71
5 North Texas 77
3 Western Kentucky 86
6 Florida Atlantic 81
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Arkansas State 81
7 New Orleans 74
Semifinals
 
 
 
5 North Texas 59
9 Middle Tennessee State 52
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Arkansas State 80
3 Western Kentucky 73
Championship Game
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2 Arkansas State 75
5 North Texas 83

Tournament Participants

Seed School Overall Wins Overall Losses Overall
Win %
Conference Wins Conference Losses Conference
Win %
2 Arkansas State 16  14  53.33% 11  61.11%
10 Arkansas-Little Rock 13  16  44.83% 10  44.44%
13 Denver 24  14.29% 15  16.67%
6 Florida Atlantic 15  14  51.72% 10  55.56%
11 Florida International 12  16  42.86% 11  38.89%
12 Louisiana-Lafayette 20  31.03% 11  38.89%
4 Louisiana-Monroe 17  13  56.67% 11  61.11%
9 Middle Tennessee State 13  16  44.83% 10  44.44%
7 New Orleans 13  16  44.83% 50.00%
5 North Texas 19  10  65.52% 10  55.56%
1 South Alabama 20  10  66.67% 13  72.22%
8 Troy 13  16  44.83% 10  44.44%
3 Western Kentucky 21  10  67.74% 12  66.67%
*Wins, Losses and Win % based on team records entering the tournament.

Tournament Schedule

Date Away Team Home Team Result Venue Home Leaders Away Leaders
Feb 28, 2007
#10 Arkansas-Little Rock (L) #7 New Orleans (W) 70-77 Human Performance Center PTS: 24. Bo McCalebb
REB: 6. Jamie McNeilly
AST: 3. Jamie McNeilly
PTS: 20. De'Andre Eggins
REB: 12. Rashad Jones-Jennings
AST: 4. Rashad Jones-Jennings
Feb 28, 2007
#12 Louisiana-Lafayette (L) #5 North Texas (W) 78-93 UNT Coliseum PTS: 24. Kendrick Davis
REB: 9. Harold Stewart
AST: 3. Calvin Watson
PTS: 24. David Dees
REB: 9. Elijah Millsap
AST: 4. Rhett Hebert
Feb 28, 2007
#9 Middle Tennessee State (W) #8 Troy (L) 72-64 Trojan Arena PTS: 16. Cedric Jackson
REB: 7. Sammy Sharp
AST: 3. Richard Chaney
PTS: 21. Calvin O'Neil
REB: 8. Kevin Kanaskie
AST: 4. Kevin Kanaskie
Feb 28, 2007
#11 Florida International (L) #6 Florida Atlantic (W) 88-91 FAU Arena PTS: 26. Carlos Monroe
REB: 15. Carlos Monroe
AST: 11. Brent Crews
PTS: 19. Johwen Villegas
REB: 9. Erick Nsangou
AST: 11. Michael James
Feb 28, 2007
#13 Denver (L) #4 Louisiana-Monroe (W) 67-83 Fant-Ewing Coliseum PTS: 26. Tony Hooper
REB: 7. Jordan Payne
AST: 6. Jonas Brown
PTS: 16. Joe Jackson
REB: 9. Adam Tanner
AST: 5. Adam Tanner
Mar 4, 2007
#6 Florida Atlantic (L) #3 Western Kentucky (W) 81-86 Cajundome PTS: 23. Tyrone Brazelton
REB: 5. Jeremy Evans
AST: 4. Orlando Mendez-Valdez
PTS: 30. DeAndre Rice
REB: 8. Carlos Monroe
AST: 1. DeAndre Rice
Mar 4, 2007
#9 Middle Tennessee State (W) #1 South Alabama (L) 63-60 Cajundome PTS: 16. Demetric Bennett
REB: 11. Ernest Little
AST: 4. Demetric Bennett
PTS: 13. Theryn Hudson
REB: 8. Kevin Kanaskie
AST: 3. Kevin Kanaskie
Mar 4, 2007
#7 New Orleans (L) #2 Arkansas State (W) 74-81 Cajundome PTS: 29. Isaac Wells
REB: 11. Isaac Wells
AST: 5. Jim Jones
PTS: 36. Bo McCalebb
REB: 11. Bo McCalebb
AST: 4. Jamie McNeilly
Mar 4, 2007
#5 North Texas (W) #4 Louisiana-Monroe (L) 77-71 Cajundome PTS: 25. Tony Hooper
REB: 8. Tony Hooper
AST: 3. Jonas Brown
PTS: 19. Calvin Watson
REB: 11. Harold Stewart
AST: 4. Quincy Williams
Mar 5, 2007
#9 Middle Tennessee State (L) #5 North Texas (W) 52-59 Cajundome PTS: 15. Ben Bell
REB: 8. Harold Stewart
AST: 3. Michael Sturns
PTS: 12. Desmond Yates
REB: 8. Kevin Kanaskie
AST: 2. Nigel Johnson
Mar 5, 2007
#3 Western Kentucky (L) #2 Arkansas State (W) 73-80 Cajundome PTS: 29. Adrian Banks
REB: 10. Isaac Wells
AST: 3. Ryan Wedel
PTS: 17. Courtney Lee
REB: 4. Butch Jointer
AST: 6. Tyrone Brazelton
Mar 6, 2007
#5 North Texas (W) #2 Arkansas State (L) 83-75 Cajundome PTS: 21. Isaac Wells
REB: 7. Adrian Banks
AST: 7. Jim Jones
PTS: 24. Calvin Watson
REB: 8. Keith Wooden
AST: 5. Rich Young