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Bishop Miege’s Bol Bol is among the people in the Name of the Year bracket

Portrait of Bol Bol, son of former NBA star Manute Bol. Bol is a 6-10 freshman at Bishop Miege High School.
Portrait of Bol Bol, son of former NBA star Manute Bol. Bol is a 6-10 freshman at Bishop Miege High School. The Kansas City Star

The NCAA Tournament not only means fun for basketball fans, it’s also a time for people to make brackets for non-sporting competition.

There’s a heros and villains bracket, one for college football helmets and even one for Alabama-made foods.

The Name of the Year blog has a bracket for, you guessed it, fantastically-named people.

Bol Bol, the son of former NBA star Manute Bol, is among the 64 people in that bracket. Bol Bol, who plays basketball at Bishop Miege, was featured in this fine column by Sam Mellinger.

Bol Bol is up against Dallas Ennema, who is a basketball player at the University of Albany.

Should Bol Bol advance to the next round and the winner of No. 3 seed Lancelot Supersad Jr. and LaAdrian Waddle awaits.

Dr. Electron Kebebew is the top seed and, obviously, will have no trouble keeping negative vibes away.

Jazznique St. Junious is the No. 2 seed in the regional, and, well, you can see why this is such a fun bracket.

However, I’d say Bol Bol doesn’t have a chance at winning it.

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