Know About Tacko Fall; NBA, Height, Stats, Family, Girlfriend, College

Published Date: 25 Mar, 2019 Updated date: 25 Mar, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Tacko Fall is one of the tallest 40 humans on the planet; all thanks to his family whose height genes are very rare. The Senegal born optimizes his maximum height in securing most wins for his college basketball team.

Born as Elhadji Tacko Sereigne Diop Fall, the player plays center position college basketball for the UCF Knights. He is the 2017 recipient of the AAC Defensive Player of the Year and the Third-team All-ACC in 2019.

Tacko Fall Bio & Family

The 23-year-old was born on 10 December 1995 in Dakar, Senegal. After spending most of his earliest days in his hometown, he later migrated to the United States at the age of 16. Tacko who comes from a Muslim family went to Jamie’s House Charter School in Houston, Texas then Liberty Christian Prep in Tavares, Florida. He later attended the University of Central Florida to play Basketball since 2015.

The player stands a very tall height of 7 feet 6 inches (2.29 m) and weighs around 141 kg. He is almost a foot and a half taller than his Ohio based cab-driver father, and more than a foot and a half taller than his mother.

Tacko’s Playing Stats

The Basketball prodigy played his organized basketball in Houston, Texas under NBA Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon. Right after completing his two years at Liberty, Tack got the fortune to play college basketball for at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in 2015.

Similarly, he has been able to hold a magnificent stats, playing for UCF.

Tacko Fall stats from 2015-16 to 2018-19 season (Picture: ESPN)

His most recent game for UCF was against Duke Blue Devils at NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. The UCF lost the game 76-77 where Tacko used his height advantage to stop Duke’s player, Zion Williamson.

Tacko Fall impressive game for UFC against Duke on 25 March 2019 (Video: Twitter)

Tacko records a majestic game display at UFC which may lead him to be a perfect candidate at the upcoming NBA draft.

Is Tacko Single Or Does He Have A Girlfriend?

While Tacko’s game plays always roars, his personal life is just the opposite. The player has never been linked to anyone which can be a result of his private nature. So without any adequate knowledge, it is tough to know whether he has a possible girlfriend or not.

Some Interesting Facts About Tacko Fall

  • The Basketball player comes from a tall family where his mom is 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m), and his father is 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m). Similarly, his younger brother used to stand 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) during the age of 7.
  • Tacko’s shoe size is 22, and he has tremendous hands with an arm span of 8 ft 4 in (2.54 m) and a standing reach of 10 ft 5 in (3.18 m).
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