Fans of college hoops might not recognize these names. They might not be able to pronounce these names. Heck, they might not even believe these names are real. But each one of them is, and what they have in common – other than their uniqueness – is that they’ll all be taking part in the NCAA tournament.
Connecticut guard Shabazz Napier celebrates a score against Memphis during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in the quarterfinals of the American Athletic Conference men's tournament Thursday, March 13, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Royce Woolridge #22 of the Washington State Cougars looks to the hoop while making a goal attempt against (R) Nimrod Hilliard #11 of the Lamar Cardinals during the second half of the game at Beasley Coliseum on November 16, 2013 in Pullman, Washington. (Photo by William Mancebo/Getty Images) Morehead State's Chad Posthumus, left, fouls UCLA's Jordan Adams, right, on a rebound attempt during the first half of a Las Vegas Invitational regional NCAA college basketball game, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok) Saint Louis guard Jordair Jett (5) takes to the air in an attempt to block Massachusetts forward Sampson Carter (22) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Amherst, Mass., Sunday, March 9, 2014. St. Louis won 64-62. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) Middle Tennessee guard Tweety Knight, left, chases a loose ball against Cincinnati guard Troy Caupain in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) San Diego's Jito Kok (33) dunks during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against BYU, Saturday, March 1, 2014, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)