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How will announcers butcher 2016-2017 Syracuse basketball names?

You know Tyler Robertson and John Gallon are coming...

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It’s that special time of the year: The Syracuse Orange basketball team is about to begin their season.

It’s also another special time of the year: When announcers who didn’t do their homework have to pronounce the names of the players on the team.

It’s a fascinating, ongoing trend that we’ve been tracking for years (and even has a Twitterfeed). And not just for basketball either. The Cooney Brothers and Michael Binajee are gone but their memory will live on in whatever made-up names Big Ten, ACC, and ESPN announcers come up with. Let’s take a guess as to what they might come up with.

Frank Howard

Fred Howard

Howard Franklin

Hank Freidken

Andrew White III

Andrew White II

Anthony White

Angus Wade IV

John Gillon

John Gallon

Gil Johnson

John Gbinije

Taurean Thompson

Taurus Thompson

Taryn Thompson

Tom Thompson

Paschal Chukwu

Paschal Chukawoo

Pastel Chickwu

P.J. Chuckanut

Tyler Lydon

Tyler London

Trevor Lydon

Tyler Cooney

Tyler Roberson

Tyler Robertson

Robert Tylerson

Tyler Lydon

Tyus Battle

Tyler Battle

Tyus Brittle

Tyson Bottle

DaJuan Coleman

Derrick Coleman

Juan Coleman

DeVon Coolman

Doyin Akintobi-Adeyeye

Daryl Kenobi-Adebisi