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|2006 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament|
|Site|| Richmond Coliseum |
|Champions||UNC-Wilmington (4th title)|
|Winning coach||Brad Brownell (2nd title)|
|MVP||T. J. Carter (UNC-Wilmington)|
|2005–06 CAA men's basketball standings|
|William & Mary||3||–||15||.167||8||–||20||.286|
|† CAA Tournament winner |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 2006 CAA Men's Basketball Tournament was held from March 3–6, 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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|11||William and Mary||49|
|CAA All-Tournament Team||Player||School||Position|
|T. J. Carter||UNC-Wilmington||Guard|
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