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    Great Names in College B-Ball

    Just a list of names in college basketball that I've heard, thought were cool, and wanted to share.


    Maverick Ahanmisi- Minnesota
    Scoop Jardine- Syracuse
    Mookie Jones-Syracuse
    Fab Melo- Syracuse
    Jordair Jet- St. Louis
    Jimmer Fredette- BYU


    Got any others?


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    Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje is still my favorite of all time.


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    I always loved Duaney Duaney from Wisconsin



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    Re: Great Names in College B-Ball

    How many of those names are their given names versus nicknames? The Jimmer's given name is James Taft Fredette - which is not so cool. I think the list should be limited to given names, or else you could come up with a "great nicknames" list.



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    I prefer the past.

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    Isn't there a Bak Bak at Cal?


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    Fav of all time---former Virginia b-ballers Majestic and Scientific Mapp



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    Re: Great Names in College B-Ball

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Isn't there a Bak Bak at Cal?
    Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak Bak



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    Former Providence guard: God Shammgod



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    Phi Slama Jamma from Houston in early-mid 80s


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    Peter Jurkin- Indiana

    (I guess he's class of 2012 but that still counts )



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    Re: Great Names in College B-Ball

    Luc Richard Mbah a Moute - UCLA
    Stanley Asumnu - Tennessee
    Pops Mensah-Bonsu - GW
    Dipo Popoola - Northeastern
    Chief Kickingstallionsims - Stetson
    Willie Dingle - Rider
    B-Jay Walker - Oakland
    Parfait Bitee - Rhode Island

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    God's Gift Achiuwa - Yahoo! Sports
    Not in college yet. But is a pretty cool name.



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    bubu palo



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    Re: Great Names in College B-Ball

    Quote Originally Posted by JP4CY View Post
    Former Providence guard: God Shammgod
    First name I thought of, too--good call.

    Also, this is an excellent thread!



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