Michigan State 2006-2007 Preseason Review
The Spartans have made the tourney the last 9 straight seasons.
in Grand Rapids, is slated to be Michigan State’s sparkplus, and
should be the team’s leading scorer. 6 ft 7 inch, freshman forward
Raymar Morgan was a front line scorer at McKinley High School
in Canton Ohio and he, along with 6 ft 10 inch, center Goran
Suton out of Everett High in Lansing are rated by scouts as rugged
performers under the boards. 6 ft 10 inch, junior center Drew
Naymick looks good and may rotate with Suton.
6 ft 11 inch, sophomore center Idong Ibok is from Lagos Nigeria
2006 Michigan State Spartans Roster
Uniform #, Name Position and Class
#00 Idong Ibok center So; #2 Raymar Morgan forward Fr;
#5 Travis Walton guard So; #10 Bryan Tibaldi guard Jr
#11 Drew Neitzel guard Jr; #14 Goran Suton center So;
#15 DeMarcus Ducre guard Jr; #22 Isaiah Dahlman guard Jr
#23 Maurice Joseph guard So; #34 Drew Naymick center;
#40 Tom Herzon center Fr; #41 Marquise Gray forward
So; #43 Jacob Hannon forward Jr.
Michigan State Spartans 2006 Roster from Big Ten Press
Tom Izzo, Michigan St Spartans coach, said he was eagerly
awaiting the upcoming season and felt confident his young team
would be challenging for another berth in the NCAA tourney.
Junior point guard Drew Neitzel, from Wyoming Park HS
Northwestern Basketball 2006-2007 Preseason Review
Coach Bill Carmody will be back for his seventh year as
coach of the Northwestern Wildcats
The last three seasons the Wildcats finished one game under .500 ball,
making them ineligible for a postseason tourney.
Guard Tim Doyle, a senior out of St Dominic High School
in New York City, is being counted on to lead the NU squad
in team leadership and in scoring. Look for 6 ft 9 inch, forward
Kevin Coble and junior guard Jason Okrzesik to help both on
offense and defense.
Three players from Croatia are listed on this season’s roster:
Senior center Ivan Tolic, and two freshmen forwards, Nikola
Baran and Ivan Peljusic. Forward Jean Marc Melchior is a
sophomore from Luxembourg.
2006 Northwestern Roster
Uniform #, Name P, Class
#00 Tim Doyle Guard Sr; #1 Jason Okrzesik Guard Jr;
#2 Joe Kennedy Guard Sr; #5 Jeff Ryan Forward Fr
#10 Pat Houlihan Forward So; #11 Nikola Baran Forward Fr;
#20 Craig Moore Guard So; #21 Ivan Peljusic Forward Fr
#23 Jeremy Nash Guard Fr; #25 Jean-Marc Melchior Forward So;
#32 Sterling Williams Guard So;
#42 Ivan Tolic Center Sr; #44 Kevin Coble Forward Fr;
#52 Vince Scott Center Sr.
Northwestern 2006 Basketball Roster supplied by Big Ten
Press Release to basketballhistorian.com