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

Ryan Glasspiegel

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

Cleanthony Early, Wichita State

Mangok Mathiang, Louisville

Shaquielle McKissic, Arizona State

Hayden Hoerdemann, Western Michigan


BeeJay Anya, NC State

Jordair Jett, Saint Louis

Dallas Ennema, Albany

Kethan Savage, George Washington

Wanaah Bail, UCLA

Hayward Register, Louisiana-Lafayette

Spike Albrecht, Michigan

Gary Gaskins, Oklahoma State

Rashad Whack, Mount St. Mary’s

Ish Wainright, 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

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