2006 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

The 2006 Conference USA Baseball Tournament was the 2006 postseason college baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Conference USA, held at Reckling Park in Houston, Texas from May 24–May 28, 2006. Rice won the tournament in its first year as a member of the conference, and received Conference USA's automatic bid to the 2006 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. The tournament consisted of eight teams, with two double-elimination brackets, and a single-game final.[1]

2006 Conference USA
Baseball Tournament
Teams8
FormatEight-team double-elimination tournament
Finals site
ChampionsRice (1st title)
Winning coachWayne Graham (1st title)
MVPJoe Savery, Rice

Regular season resultsEdit

Team W L T Pct GB Seed
Rice 22 2 .917 -- 1
Houston 18 6 .750 4 2
Tulane 15 9 .625 7 3
Memphis 13 11 .542 9 4
Southern Miss 13 11 .542 9 5
East Carolina 10 14 .417 12 6
Marshall 6 18 .250 16 7
UAB 6 18 .250 16 8
UCF 5 19 .208 17 --
  • Records listed are conference play only. SMU, Tulsa, and UTEP did not field baseball teams. UCF did not qualify for tournament play.

BracketEdit

  First Round
May 24–25
Second Round
May 25–26
Semifinals
May 28
Championship Game
May 28
                                       
6 East Carolina 4  
3 Tulane 2  
  6 East Carolina 1  
  2 Houston 9  
7 Marshall 1
2 Houston 9  
  2 Houston 6  
  3 Tulane 0  
3 Tulane 12  
7 Marshall 1  
  3 Tulane 2
  6 East Carolina 1  
  2 Houston 5
  1 Rice 11
8 UAB 3  
1 Rice 9  
  1 Rice 5
  5 Southern Miss 1  
5 Southern Miss 6
4 Memphis 2  
  1 Rice 7
  4 Memphis 4  
8 UAB 2  
4 Memphis 2  
  4 Memphis 8
  5 Southern Miss 5  
  • Bold indicates the winner of the game.
  • Italics indicate that the team was eliminated from the tournament.

Finish orderEdit

Finish Team W L T Pct Seed Eliminated By
1 Rice 4 0 0 .1000 1
2 Houston# 3 1 0 .750 2 Rice
3 Memphis 2 2 0 .500 4 Rice
4 Tulane# 2 2 0 .500 3 Houston
5 Southern Miss# 1 2 0 .333 5 Memphis
6 East Carolina 1 2 0 .333 6 Tulane
7 UAB 0 2 0 .000 8 Rice
8 Marshall 0 2 0 .000 7 Tulane

- Winner of the tournament and received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
# - Received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

All-tournament teamEdit

Position Player School
C Ty Wallace Tulane
IF Greg Buchanan Rice
IF Isa Garcia Houston
IF Michael Murray Memphis
IF Joe Savery Rice
OF Jordan Dodson Rice
OF Will Petersen Memphis
OF Jake Stewart Houston
DH/UT Brad Lincoln Houston
P Bobby Bell Rice
P Bryce Cox Rice
P Luis Flores Houston
P Shane Mathews East Carolina
MVP Joe Savery Rice

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Conference USA Baseball Historical Records". Conference USA. Archived from the original on 22 December 2008. Retrieved 2009-01-19.