2016-17 College Basketball – All-Name Team

tacko-fall-central-florida-americas-white-boy-all-name-team-2016-2017-college-basketballWe have many new entries this season, but I’m sad great names like Diamond Stone and Max Hooper have graduated. We have plenty of fun names this year.

We picked through every Division-I college basketball roster and a few smaller schools for our list. This year’s class is solid and better than last year’s All-Name Team.

My name is Bobby Roberts, so I am often jealous of people with unique names. The most unique thing about my name is that I was not born ‘Robert Roberts’, Bobby is my given name. I don’t know too many grown men named Bobby.

This list consists of names that we wished he had and ones we find humorous. Enjoy!

Before I get started, I noticed something while going through college basketball rosters. Just like a few years ago when we were swarmed with many freshmen named Shaq or Shaquille, this is the year many different spellings of ‘Kobe’ hit college basketball rosters. I have a feeling even more Kobes will be clogging rosters soon. I guess the next big wave will be college players named ‘LeBron’, which will hit in five or six years.

Some names on the list may not be their birth name, but these are the names included in the media guides. That’s good enough for us. Enjoy!

Izayah Mauriohoohoo-Le’Afa – Guard – Sacramento State Hornets
Dallas Ennema – Forward – Albany Great Danes
Tacko Fall – Center – Central Florida Knights
Legend Robertin – Center – Clemson Tigers
BeeJay Anya – Forward – North Carolina State Wolfpack
Seventh Woods – Guard – North Carolina Tar Heels
Sir Washington – Guard – Eastern Washington Eagles
Mogga Lado – Forward – Campbell Camels
Armel TeTe – Center – Presbyterian College Blue Hose
Lourawls Nairn Jr. – Guard – Michigan State Spartans
Lionhart Leslie – Guard – Cal State Fullerton Titans
Sheriff Drammeh – Guard – Hawaii Rainbow Warriors
Andrew Pickles – Forward – UC Santa Barbara Gauchos
Pancake Thomas – Guard – Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Peter Kiss – Guard – Quinnipiac Bobcats
Doudou Gueye – Center – Ball State Cardinals
Innocent Nwoko – Center – Central Michigan Chippewas
Thik Bol – Forward – Southern Illinois Salukis
Che Bob – Forward – Colorado State Rams
Gorjok Gak – Forward – Florida Gators
Admiral Schofield – Forward – Tennessee Volunteers
DJ Hogg – Forward – Texas A&M Aggies
Daniel Amigo – Center – Denver Pioneers
Tookie Brown – Guard – Georgia Southern Eagles
Faith Pope – Forward – UT-Arlington Mavericks
Jock Perry – Center – Saint Mary’s Gaels
Jock Landale – Center – Saint Mary’s Gaels
Jimbo Lull – Center – San Francisco Dons
Fiifi Aidoo – Guard – Grand Canyon Antelopes

ALL NEPOTISM TEAM
Mike Bibby Jr. – Guard – South Florida Bulls
Dennis Smith Jr. – Guard – North Carolina State Wolfpack
Trey Mourning – Forward – Georgetown Hoyas
Reggie Theus Jr. – Forward – Cal State Northridge Matadors
Sam Cassell Jr. – Guard – Iona Gaels
Donyell Marshall Jr. – Forward – Central Connecticut Blue Devils
Lorenzen Wright Jr. – Guard – Robert Morris Colonials
Avery Johnson Jr. – Guard – Alabama Crimson Tide
Lamond Murray Jr. – Guard – Pepperdine Waves
Xavier McDaniel Jr. – Guard – UT Rio Grande Valley Vaqueros

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sweetbob-author-picAbout the Author…

Bobby Roberts (otherwise known as Sweetbob) is the creator of ‘America’s White Boy’ and contributor at Project Shanks. His writing has been featured on ESPN’s ‘SportsNation’, Sports Illustrated’s Hot ClicksGuyspeed, and various other sites. You can follow him on Twitter at @Sweetbob.

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