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About the only thing unsettled in Lubick’s game is his nickname. A fan favorite, Lubick has earned several distinct monikers, from “Thundersnow” to “Nate Dogg.” Senior center Henry Sims chimed in during an interview that Lubick should be “The Great White Hope.”

But Lubick remains partial to one given to him by ESPN.com writer Dave Telep during his high school days at St. Mark’s School in Massachusetts.

“Vanilla Gorilla,” Lubick said with a laugh. “It’s been around for a while. I’ll stick with that one.”