The NCAA Tournament All-Name Team, Featuring BeeJay Anya and Dallas Ennema

The NCAA Tournament All-Name Team, Featuring BeeJay Anya and Dallas Ennema


The NCAA Tournament All-Name Team, Featuring BeeJay Anya and Dallas Ennema

Arriving at the 46 best names in the 2014 NCAA Tournament was an arduous process, but we felt that it was important that somebody did it. What was the methodology, you ask? Well, it involved Googling each team in the Big Dance’s roster, looking up and down quickly, and seeing which names stood out for being especially exotic and/or awesome. Were there egregious omissions? Perhaps, yeah, but we firmly believe the merits of this squad will hold up for posterity:

Starting Line-Up

Shabazz Napier, UConn

AAC Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinal Round - Connecticut v Memphis

Cleanthony Early, Wichita State

Missouri State at Wichita State

Mangok Mathiang, Louisville

Connecticut at Louisville

Shaquielle McKissic, Arizona State

Pac-12 Basketball Tournament - Quarterfinals - Stanford v Arizona State

Hayden Hoerdemann, Western Michigan

Western Michigan v Duke


BeeJay Anya, NC State

North Carolina State v Duke

Jordair Jett, Saint Louis

CBE Hall Of Fame Classic

Dallas Ennema, Albany

dallas ennema

Kethan Savage, George Washington

George Washington v Maryland

Wanaah Bail, UCLA

Stanford v UCLA

Hayward Register, Louisiana-Lafayette

Louisiana-Lafayette v Louisville

Spike Albrecht, Michigan

Iowa v Michigan

Gary Gaskins, Oklahoma State

Oklahoma State v Texas

Rashad Whack, Mount St. Mary’s

Mount St. Mary's v Indiana

Ish Wainright, Baylor

Colorado v Baylor

Honorable Mentions

Emmanuel Ezechinonso, Tulsa; Amedeo Della Valle, Ohio State; Scoochie Smith, Dayton; Sharife Sergeant, SF Austin; Schuyler Rimmer, Stanford; El Hadji Ndieguene, Coastal Carolina; Rakeem Christmas, Syracuse; Titus Rubles, Cincinnati; Zena Edosomwan, Harvard; Bubu Palo, Iowa State; Karamo Jawara, NC Central; Antravious Simmons, VCU; JayVaughn Pinkston, Villanova; Kaleb Tarczewski, Arizona; Brady Borklund, Oklahoma State; Je’lon Hornbeak, Oklahoma; Kibret Woldemichael, San Diego State; Tanveer Bhullar, New Mexico State; Mogboluwaga Oginni, Creighton; Damyean Dotson, Oregon; Duje Dukan, Wisconsin; Yilret Yiljep, American University; Achraf Yacoubou, Saint Louis; Ashton Pankey, Manhattan; Semi Ojeleye, Duke; Kevin Canevari, Mercer; Zac Grossenbacher, Wofford; Quinton Chievous, Tennessee; Roy Devyn Marble, Iowa; Semaj Christon, Xavier; Colton Ray-St Cyr, Coastal Carolina

[Photos via Getty Images]

Latest Leads