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68 Funny NCAA Tournament Bracket Team Names

These March Madness bracket team names will make your league laugh.
These March Madness bracket team names will make your league laugh.

The NCAA Tournament is about to tip off. And while only one person will win your office bracket pick 'em pool — probably the girl who makes her picks based on colors, mascots and hot dude-bros, not the nerd alert with KenPom.com bookmarked — everyone can have a funny March Madness bracket team name. Here are 68 names that should get a chuckle from the First Four to the Final Four.

Ranking Every Coach in the 2013 NCAA Tournament

Coach K is at the head of the class, with four national titles and 11 trips to the Final Four.
<p> Ranking Every Coach in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, including Mike Krzyzewski, Rick Pitino, Tom Izzo, Roy Williams, Billy Donovan, Jim Boeheim, Bill Self, Tubby Smith, Steve Fisher, Brad Stevens, Ben Howland, Thad Matta, Bruce Weber, Shaka Smart, Jim Larranaga, Jay Wright, Tom Crean, John Thompson III, Sean Miller, Bo Ryan, Bryce Drew and Andy Enfield.</p>

The NCAA Tournament is a results-based business for coaches. Having the best players or fanbase or reputation isn’t enough. Dean Smith couldn’t even make the Final Four with a team that had Michael Jordan, Sam Perkins, Brad Daugherty and Kenny Smith. Jim Valvano ran wild after motivating a group of nobodies past the future Hall of Fame-laden “Phi Slamma Jamma” of Akeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler.

Greatest Kentucky Basketball Team Ever?

John Calipari’s 2012 Kentucky Wildcats or Rick Pitino’s 1996 Kentucky Wildcats?
<p> The greatest Kentucky basketball team ever? John Calipari's 2012 Kentucky Wildcats or Rick Pitino's 1996 Kentucky Wildcats?</p>

John Calipari’s Kentucky Wildcats play Rick Pitino’s Louisville Cardinals in the Final Four on Saturday in a game that will determine the best team in the Commonwealth this season. But even if UK crushes the U of L, as expected, will Pitino still have bragging rights over Calipari?

NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview: West Region

Michigan State held on, while Florida chomped along thanks to Norfolk State's upset of Missouri.
<p> Michigan State held on, while Florida chomped along thanks to Norfolk State's upset of Missouri.</p>

NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Preview: West Region

Top Dog — Michigan State (1)