Central Florida Rumors & News

  • UCF's Tacko Fall returning to school for junior season

    Orlando Sentinel "Tacko Fall’s NBA dream can wait, at least for another year. The 7-foot-6 center will return to the UCF basketball team to complete his upcoming junior season. The decision concludes a whirlwind cross-country tour of NBA workouts for 21-year-old Fall, who originally entered his name into the..." May 24

  • UCF's Tacko Fall to test NBA draft waters

    Orlando Sentinel "Tacko Fall will test the NBA Draft waters with an option to return to UCF, the school announced Wednesday. Fall, a 7-foot-6 center, has earned considerable national attention throughout his basketball career due to his size. He took a big step forward in his development under the direction of..." April 05

  • TCU reaches first NIT final in school history

    The Sports Xchange "NEW YORK -- Texas Christian coach Jamie Dixon instilled in his players how important playing at Madison Square Garden is to him. The Garden is where he won 25 games as the head coach at Pittsburgh, including the 2008 Big East Conference tournament. He also recorded seven victories over Top..." March 29

  • UCF stymies Illinois, reaches NIT semis

    The Sports Xchange "During his eight seasons at Stanford, Johnny Dawkins twice directed the Cardinal to the NIT championship. Now his new school, Central Florida, is two steps away from the same accomplishment. Backstopped by 7-foot-6 sophomore center Tacko Fall, who blocked three shots and influenced numerous..." March 22

  • UCF upsets No. 15 Cincinnati

    The Sports Xchange "Points figured to be at a premium when No. 15 Cincinnati and Central Florida got together for an American Athletic Conference matchup Sunday afternoon at CFE Arena in Orlando, Fla. And they were. The two teams came into the game holding their respective opponents to 61 points a game..." February 26

  • Cincinnati beats Central Florida for 15th straight win

    The Sports Xchange "CINCINNATI -- Going into Wednesday night's game against Central Florida, No. 11 Cincinnati predictably focused its game plan on containing 7-foot-6 UCF center Tacko Fall. From the start, the Bearcats swarmed Fall every time he touched the ball and played keep-away behind the arc at the other..." February 09