7. Nike Zoom Huarache 2K5

Year released: 2005

Notable schools: Kentucky, Michigan State, UConn

The successor to Kobe Bryant's well-received Huarache 2K4s, the 2K5s took things up a bit with even more comfort and more colors. The Zoom Air unit was perfect for speedy players to burn opponents and get off the floor with ease, and the design wore school colors perfectly.