Last updated on August 20th, 2023 at 09:49 am
Facts About Tacko Fall
|Celebrated Name||Tacko Fall|
|Age||27 Years Old|
|Birth Name||Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall|
|Place Of Birth||Dakar|
|Current Team||UFC Knights|
|School||Jamie's House Charter School|
|High School||Liberty Christian Prep (LCP)|
|Height||7 feet 6 inches|
|Source of Wealth||Basketball|
Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall famed as Tacko Fall is a Senegalese basketball player who is currently playing college basketball for the UCF Knights. He is one of the tallest living people in the world with a height of 7 ft 6 in (2.29 m). He began his career in Houston, Texas and trained with NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon.
Zion Williamson faces a huge test in NCAA Tournament against 7-foot-6 Tacko Fall: Duke Vs. UFC
When Duke and UCF take the floor on Sunday with a spot in the Sweet 16 on the line, the collision of storylines is going to be larger than life, and the magnitude of the matchup could not be better represented than the showdown of the building's two larger than life stars, Zion Williamson and Tacko Fall. Williamson's star shines the brightest but Fall is the star that literally is the largest. The 7-foot-6 center has worked hard on his health and fitness throughout his career to be in top shape for this tournament run, helping lead the Knights to their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2005 and the program's first-ever NCAA Tournament win at the Division I level. In Friday night's win against VCU, Fall had 13 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks in 28 minutes of action. After the game, Tacko Fall made headlines with his declaration that he would not allow Zion to dunk on him, noting that he did not want to be a part of the highlight reel for a player who has become must-see TV for his frequency of highlight-worthy dunks.
Early Life of Tacko Fall
On 10th December 1995, Tacko Fall was born in Dakar, Senegal with the birth name of Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall. His nationality is Senegalese and his ethnicity is Black. His religion is Christian. He moved from Senegal to the United States at age 16. He then visited the International Sports Training Institute at Dakar, known as ISTI-Dakar. Information regarding his parents and other early life will be updated soon.
Concerning his education, he attended Jamie's House Charter School. He went to Liberty Christian Prep (LCP), in Florida, for his final two years of high school.
Body Features of Tacko Fall
Tacko is a very handsome person with cool body measurements. He has a tall height of 7 feet 6 inches and has a balanced weight of 311 lb. His shoe size is 22 and he has large hands with an arm span of 8 ft 4 in (2.54 m). His standing reach of 10 ft 5 in (3.18 m). His other body measurement will be updated soon.
Career Start of Tacko Fall
- Fall began his career in Houston, Texas and trained with NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon.
- He plays college basketball at the University of Central Florida (UCF).
- Due to his height and wingspan, he was one of the most highly scouted high school basketball centers in the country.
- He first played for Jamie's House Charter School in Houston, where his team won the state championship.
- He also played with ISTI all-stars summer travel team.
- He then committed to the University of Central Florida in Orlando, who had officially signed him on October 28, 2014.
- He would play with the UCF Knights under head coach Donnie Jones.
- He made his debut game against the UC Irvine Anteaters.
- He became the exclusive tallest player in college basketball thanks to N'Diaye's declaration to enter the 2016 NBA Draft by his sophomore year.
- He was named American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year in 2017.
- He decided to test his name for the 2017 NBA Draft, with the possibility of returning to Central Florida still available to him before the end of the draft lottery that year on 5th April. He withdrew his name from consideration for the NBA Draft, to return to UCF for his junior year on May 24, 2017.
- During his junior year, he injured his shoulder, causing him to only play in 16 games, totaling 351 minutes.
- Coming into his senior season, he was named to the Preseason Second Team All-AAC.
Personal Life of Tacko Fall
Tacko Fall's marital status has not been revealed yet. He may be married or unmarried. There is no information regarding his rumors with any other lady. He does not have any children.
Net Worth of Tacko Fall
The net worth and salary of Tacko Fall have not been published yet. It will be updated soon. There is no doubt in the mind of his follower that he is earning a considerable amount of salary from his present work. He is satisfied with his earnings.