The 2006 MVC Basketball Media Day was at the Renaissance Grand Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Creighton's men's team and Drake's women's team were picked to win the league Men's Poll | Women.
Men’s Basketball Coaches (Segment 1) -- Dana Altman (CU) Keno Davis (DU) Steve Merfeld (UE) Mark Turgeon (WSU) Royce Waltman (INS)
Women’s Basketball Coaches (Segment 1) -- Paula Buscher (BU) Jim Flanery (CU) Robin Pingeton (ILS) Amy Stephens (DU) Jim Wiedie (INS)
Men’s Basketball Coaches (Segment 2) -- Barry Hinson (MSU) Ben Jacobson (UNI) Jim Les (BU) Chris Lowery (SIU) Porter Moser (ILS)
Women’s Basketball Coaches (Segment 2) -- Katie Abrahamson-Henderson (MSU) Jane Albright (WSU) Tricia Cullop (UE) Tony DiCecco (UNI) Dana Eikenberg (SIU)
Men’s Basketball Pre-Season All-Conference Team -- Blake Ahearn (MSU) Nate Funk (CU) Grant Stout (UNI) Anthony Tolliver (CU) Tony Young (SIU) [Jamaal Tatum was not available but was also on the pre-season team]
Women’s Basketball Pre-Season All-Conference Team -- Kristi Cirone (ILS) Tara King (UNI) Jill Martin (DU) Carlai Moore (SIU) Kiki Stephens (WSU) Antionette Wells (WSU)