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Tacko Fall Is Already Dominating UCF's Game Against Duke

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COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA - MARCH 22: Tacko Fall #24 of the UCF Knights reacts against the Virginia Commonwealth Rams in the first half during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Tacko Fall, UCF's giant of a 7-foot-6 big man, had a message for Duke star freshman Zion Williamson before their teams' second round NCAA Tournament matchup.

The message: You're not going to dunk on me.

"It's very hard [to dunk on me]," Fall told on Friday. "I mean, I won't allow it. I won't allow it. I won't allow him putting me on one of his highlight tapes.

"He's someone, pretty much, we've never seen in weight, size. He's immense, and he's so quick," he said of Williamson, who is 6-7 and weighs 284 pounds. "But the coaches are going to have a great game plan, especially Coach [Johnny] Dawkins, I feel like, because he played for Duke, so he's going to have to help us out a lot."

So far, Fall has lived up to his promise.

UCF's star big man got off to a dominating start against Duke.

The 7-foot-6 big man scored 4 points, grabbed 3 rebounds and blocked one of Williamson's shots in the game's opening minutes.

The rest of UCF's team has gotten off to a good start, too.

The Knights are leading the Blue Devils, 17-11, with less than 14 minutes to play in the first half.

The game is on CBS.