The Best Names in College Basketball in 2015-16

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The Best Names in College Basketball in 2015-16
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What's in a name exactly? A lot of fun examination in many cases, especially around the eclectic world of college basketball.

So much diversity exists in the game for American-born players, and of course, there's even more variety with the sport becoming a global one in the last decade. We'll take a look at some of the best names in the 2015-16 season.

We're not here to kid around, either. We will only "Mock" once, and that's only because we're going to kindly look at Evansville's Egidijus Mockevicius.

But the producer of this slideshow (with the last name Franchuk) isn't going to poke fun at anyone. Names are sacred things.

There are, however, many that make us think. Make us go wow. Make us smile, because they're just really cool.

We'll also tell you (when applicable) a little bit about their origins and ongoing seasons.

Certainly, some names you'll need to know or do already. Maryland Terrapins freshman Diamond Stone is a gem of a center. Do you wonder how Indiana Hoosiers star Kevin Ferrell became Yogi? Read on to find out.

There's a case of royalty to know in the Pac-12. We have a Scoochie and a Biggie, too.

We looked at everyone from Mike Aaman (Wagner) to Johnny Zuppardo (Mississippi State). There are a couple of redshirt guys, too, because we just couldn't resist showcasing them.

And we wish you Goodluck (as in Okonoboh of UNLV) moving forward.

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