Tacko Fall Biography
Tacko Fall is a Senegalese basketball player. He currently plays college basketball for the UCF Knights.
Tacko Fall Age
He was born Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall on December 10, 1995, in Dakar, Senegal. He is 23 years……Barry Tomkins
Tacko Fall Dating
Tacko Fall hasn’t so far mentioned any details regarding his personal life. Furthermore, there isn’t any information shared on the media which puts light on the facts of his love affair.
Tacko is a tall man and is a center of attraction due to his height. Tacko might have a girlfriend but unless he discloses any information we cannot say anything.
Tacko Fall Height | Weight
He has a height of around 7 ft 7 inches (2.31 m) and weighs around 289 lbs (131 kg).
Tacko Fall Early life
He was born and raised in Dakar, Senegal and at the age of 16, he moved to the United States. He visited the International Sports Training Institute at Dakar. Fall played soccer and had no much interests in basketball. He trained with the NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon and played his first organized basketball in Houston, Texas.
He attended to Liberty Christian Prep in Florida during his final two years.
Tacko Fall Net Worth
The average salary of the college basketball players is reported to be between $36,832 to $45,564 which might reach $50,000 for experienced players. He is waiting for his selection in the NBA draft and if he gets drafted he might earn a salary amount more than $51 million.
Tacko is found to be promoting the Nike brand which suggests that he might be in an endorsement deal with Nike but the exact information is not available. His personal assets include cars and a home.
Tacko Fall High School Career
Standing at a height of 7 ft 6 in he was the tallest high school basketball player in the country while he played for Jamie’s House Charter and Liberty Christian Prep. He was among the most highly scouted high school basketballer centers in the country due to his height and wingspan.
He first played for Jamie’s House Charter School in Houston, where his team won the state championship. Fall played with ISTI all-stars summer travel team. He later joined the University of Central Florida in Orlando despite different schools expressing interest in him. He was officially signed by the UCF Knights under head coach Donnie Jones.
Tacko Fall Basketball Career
He joined the UCF as a center. In the tallest tip-off and match-up in US college basketball history in a game against the UC Irvine Anteaters, he faced fellow 7 ft 6 inc Senegalese.
He became the tallest player in college basketball by his sophomore year. He was named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2017. He ranked second nationality in field goal percentage as of January.
He decided to test his name for the 2017 NBA Draft, on April 5 with the possibility of returning to Central Florida still available to him before the end of the draft lottery that year. He later withdrew his name from the consideration for the NBA Draft, to return to UCF for his junior year. He injured his shoulder.
He was named to the Preseason Second Team All-AAC. During his senior season, Fall helped lead the Knights to the NCAA Tournament and secured their first victory in program history with a win over VCU during his senior season.
Tacko Fall committed to play for the University of Central Florida and started playing for the UFC Knights. During his sophomore year, he was considered the tallest player in college basketball. He was also named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2017.
During his initial phase, he got trained by Hakeem Olajuwon who is NBA Hall Of Famer. He declared for the 2017 NBA draft but he returned to UCF for junior year. Fall scored an average of 15 points and six rebounds in his final game with UFC Knights.
Currently, he is waiting for the 2019 NBA draft and he was transferred to the NBA Draft Combine along with 10 other participants. Besides him, some of the other college basketball players including Zion Williamson has the height of more than 2 meters.
Tacko Fall News
On Sunday night Williamson banked the Blue Devils’ first shot of the content after UCF’s Tacko Fall opened things up with a dunk. He then made his way into the first viral clip of the clash, but unfortunately as the recipient of straight-up stuff from Fall.
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