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These pictures are from the first game of the 2006-2007 Men's Basketball Season. They are currently ranked #1 in the preseason AMC Conference Coaches Poll, and #16 in the Nation.

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The Spirit Team pumps up the crowd before the first game of the season. Photo by Brad Ward Nick Malone wins the tip for the Stars. Photo by Brad Ward Eddie Smith spins to the basket. Photo by Brad Ward Aaron Leonard puts up 2. Photo by Brad Ward Kelvin Johnson prepares for defense on the in-bounds. Photo by Brad Ward
Nick Malone disputes a call in the first half. Photo by Brad Ward Cory Farmer attempts to spin around a defender for the rebound. Photo by Brad Ward Nick goes up for his first (but certainly not last) dunk of the season. Photo by Brad Ward Matt Reynolds goes for the rebound. Photo by Brad Ward Dane Litwiller plays strong in the paint. Photo by Brad Ward
The Spirit Team is all smiles during the game. Photo by Brad Ward Arius Young shoots for 3 over the STLCOP defense. Photo by Brad Ward Kelvin Johnson gets ready for defense. Photo by Brad Ward Andrew Nestlehut lays up 2 points on the breakaway. Photo by Brad Ward Aaron Anderson scores 2 on a nice reverse. Photo by Brad Ward
Rick McDonald throws down a dunk late in the game. Photo by Brad Ward Stars Announcer Jason Stuebe talks to the Blue Crew. Photo by Brad Ward Rosanna and Kathleen are recognized for their trip to Tennis Nationals before the game. Photo by Brad Ward The Spirit Team performs at halftime. Photo by Brad Ward The Spirit Team performs at halftime. Photo by Brad Ward
Johnson scores a difficult 2 points. Photo by Brad Ward Arius Young prepares for defense on the in-bounds. Photo by Brad Ward The Blue Crew goes crazy after a Prairie Stars score. Photo by Brad Ward Sami Rasmussen plays defense late in the 2nd half. Photo by Brad Ward The bench enjoys the win as the clock winds down. Photo by Brad Ward
The score was 88-46 with 9:40 left. Photo by Brad Ward The Stars outscored STLCOP 26-0 in the last 10 minutes of the game. Photo by Brad Ward