2006 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament

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2006 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 200506
Teams12
Site Richmond Coliseum
Richmond, Virginia
ChampionsUNC-Wilmington (4th title)
Winning coach Brad Brownell (2nd title)
MVP T. J. Carter (UNC-Wilmington)
TelevisionComcast, ESPN
  2005
2007  
2005–06 CAA men's basketball standings
Conf  Overall
TeamW L PCT  W L PCT
George Mason 153 .833  278 .771
UNC Wilmington153 .833  258 .758
Hofstra 144 .778  267 .788
Old Dominion 135 .722  2410 .706
Northeastern 126 .667  1911 .633
VCU 117 .611  1910 .655
Drexel 810 .444  1516 .484
Towson 810 .444  1216 .429
Delaware 414 .222  921 .300
Georgia State 315 .167  722 .241
William & Mary 315 .167  820 .286
James Madison 216 .111  523 .179
CAA Tournament winner
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament was held from March 36, 2006 at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia. The winner of the tournament was UNC-Wilmington, who received an automatic bid to the 2006 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. George Mason, who lost to Hofstra in the semi-finals of the tournament, earned an at-large bid to the 2006 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, the CAA's first since 1986. George Mason would advance to the Final Four in the NCAA Tournament, the first CAA team to do so.

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Bracket

 First Round
Friday, March 3
Quarterfinals
Saturday, March 4
Semifinals
Sunday, March 5
Final
Monday, March 6
                   
 
 1UNC Wilmington69 
  9Delaware56 
8Drexel49
9Delaware52 
 1UNC Wilmington69 
 5Northeastern54 
 
 
 4Old Dominion63
  5Northeastern71 
5Northeastern74
12James Madison56 
 1UNC Wilmington78
 3Hofstra67
 
 
 2George Mason61*
  10Georgia State56 
7Towson64
10Georgia State71 
 2George Mason49
 3Hofstra58 
 
 
 3Hofstra72
  6Virginia Commonwealth66 
6Virginia Commonwealth52
11William and Mary49 

Honors

CAA All-Tournament TeamPlayerSchoolPosition
T. J. CarterUNC-WilmingtonGuard
John Goldsberry UNC-WilmingtonGuard
Shawn James NortheasternForward
Carlos RiveraHofstraGuard
Loren Stokes HofstraGuard
Beckham WyrickUNC-WilmingtonForward

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