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Bamba Fall
Bamba Fall

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Senegal

High School:
SEEDS Academy/Oak Hill Academy (Va.)

Height / Weight:
7-1 / 225

Position:
Center

Experience:
3L

Major:
French


Career Stats Through 2007-08 in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader

2007-08 Stats in PDF Format Get Acrobat Reader

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SMU CAREER BLOCKS: 1. 278 - Jon Koncak; 2. 178 - Bamba Fall

Bamba Fall goes to the basket against Marshall (2/13/08)


2007-08 (Junior): Played in 30 games with 14 starts...averaged 11.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.1 blocks while hitting 56.6 percent from the field...was 71.4 percent at the FT line (105-147)...had two double-doubles...led SMU in blocks 23 times, scoring 8 times, and rebounds 7 times...scored 10-plus 22 times and had 20 multi-block games...Honors: SMU Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team (12.0 pts, 10-14 FG, 6.0 rebs, 2.5 blks)...Team Rankings: 1st in blocks (63, 2.10), 1st in FG Pct. (56.6), 2nd in scoring (11.8), 2nd in rebounds (5.6), 3rd in FT Pct (71.4)...1st in FTM and FTA (105-147)...C-USA Rankings: 2nd in blocks (2.1), 3rd in FG Pct. (56.6), 9th in defensive rebounds (4.23), 18th in rebounds (5.6), 19th in scoring (11.8)...In league play, 2nd in blocks (2.0), 8th in FG Pct (51.9), tie-12th in defensive rebounds (3.94), tie-16th in scoring (12.4), tie-16th in rebounds (5.3), 25th in minutes (28.69)...NCAA Rankings: 39th in blocks (2.1)...Milestones: passed Ira Terrell (169) for second in career blocks at SMU with 4 blocks at ECU on 2/27...Game Highlights: In C-USA tournament, had team-high 13 points with 5 rebounds, 2 blocks and a steal vs. UTEP 3/12...Totaled 11 points, 8 rebounds, 4 blocks, and 2 assists against [2] Memphis 3/5...Career-high 19 points with 6 rebounds and 2 steals, hit 9-10 FT, vs. UTEP 3/1...Had 8 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 blocks (passed Ira Terrell (169) for second in career blocks at SMU) at ECU 2/27...14 points and 9 rebounds against UAB 2/23...16 points (7-8 FG) and 5 boards at Houston 2/16...Had 16 points (5-8 FG, 6-8 FT) vs. Marshall 2/13...Had 12 points and 4 blocks at No. 1 Memphis 2/6...Had 11 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 blocks in 43 minutes against UCF 1/26...Team-highs 15 points and 5 rebounds at Tulane 1/23...Had 13 points (4-5 FG, 5-5 FT), 10 rebounds, 4 blocks and an assist against Houston 1/16...Had 13 points, 5 rebounds, 3 blocks, 2 assists, and a steal at UTEP 1/9...Scored 15 points (7-7 FG, 1-2 FT) with 3 boards and 3 blocks against Texas St. 12/29...Had double-double (11 pts, 11 rebs) against Paul Quinn 11/27...Had 18 points (8-9 FG, 2-3 FT) to go with 7 boards and 2 blocks against Centenary...Totaled team-highs of 15 points (5-9FG, 5-6FT), 8 boards, and 5 blocks with 2 assists vs. Alabama St. 11/11.

2007 International: Fall was selected to Senegal's national team for the 2007 African Games from Aug. 15-25 in Angola...Senegal finished ninth in the African Games....The Senegalese went 1-2 in pool play with an 85-70 win against Mali, a 65-63 loss to the Ivory Coast, and a 66-63 loss to Egypt - the squad then won all three classification round games: 93-58 win over Rwanda, a 99-76 triumph over South Africa, and a defeat of Morocco 79-68 in the ninth place matchup...Also played for the Senegalese National Team in the 2007 Global Games held at Moody Coliseum from July 5-7...in two games, he played 28 minutes and totaled 9 points, 7 rebounds, 2 blocks, and an assist while hitting 4-7 FG and 1-3 FT.

2007-08 Media Guide Bio in PDF Format
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2006-07 Stats in PDF Format
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Bamba Fall 2006-07


2006-07 (Sophomore): Played in 25 of 31 games with 11 starts...averaged 7.1 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.48 blocks while hitting a team-best 54.4 percent from the field... Had 17 multi-block games with 3 or more 11 times...Had a double-double at Houston (12 pts, 10 reb) 1/13...Led team in blocks 18 times and rebounding 5 times...Team Rankings: 1st in blocked shots (62 total, 2.48 per game), FG Pct (.544); 4th in rebounding (4.7); 7th in scoring (7.1)... C-USA Rankings: 1st in blocks (2.48)... NCAA Rankings: 19th in blocks (2.48)... Note To Remember: Shot 83.3 percent from the free throw line in league play (20-24) after shooting 55.6 percent (20-36) in non-conference action... Honors: Selected to the Conference USA All-Defensive Team after leading the league with 2.48 blocks per game... Milestones: Set SMU sophomore blocks record with 62 (was Jon Koncak 54 in 30 games in 1982-83)...Had 100th career block in 36th game w/ 4 versus UTEP on 1/20... Injury: Missed last 6 conference games with a broken left ring finger suffered Feb. 10 against Rice (had surgery on Feb. 15)... Game Highlights: Returned from broken finger for C-USA Tournament with 4 points and 3 rebounds in 10 minutes against Southern Miss on 3/7...Game high 16 points with 6 boards, and 3 blocks at UAB 1/31...Totaled 6 points, 8 boards, and 5 blocks at Tulsa 1/27...First career double-double (12 points, 10 rebounds) at Houston 1/13... Tied career high of 6 blocks while moving into 5th all-time at SMU against Southern Miss 1/10...Tied career high of 17 points (7-7 FG) with 5 rebounds, 3 blocks and 2 assists against Texas College 12/3...Had 9 points, career-high 12 rebounds, career-high tying 3 assists, and 4 blocks against Paul Quinn 11/27...Had career-high 17 points along with 7 rebounds and 5 blocks against La-Monroe 11/22...Tied his career high with 6 blocks with 7 pts and 6 boards against McNeese State 11/13...had 11 pts, 5 rebs, and 3 blks in opener vs. Illinois St. 11/12.

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Bamba Fall 2005-06


2005-06 (Freshman): Played in 18 games with 14 starts and set SMU freshman blocks record with 53 (set record against UCF 2/18, passing Ira Terrell 43, 1972-73)...Averaged 5.8 points, 4.1 boards, and 2.9 blocks while shooting .485 (33-68)...Led team in blocks in 15 of 18 games played and his 2.9 blocks per game equalled the SMU season record (Jon Koncak 1983-84)...Led C-USA with 3.36 blocks in league play, which was the fifth-best season average in league history...In 18 games, he recorded 15 multi-block games and eight with four or more swats...Led team in rebounds twice; Southern Miss 2/4 and at Tulsa 2/22...Missed C-USA Tournament with back spasms...Left game with back spasms, scoring three points and grabbing three boards in 10 minutes at Rice 3/4...Tied career high of 14 points, including 10-10FT (11th time SMU player was perfect at line with 10+ FTA), and added six boards, three assists, and two blocks against UAB 2/25...Eight boards and a new best of six blocks at Tulsa 2/22...Eight points (4-6 FG), three boards, two assists, and two blocks against UCF 2/18...Ten points, four rebounds, four blocks, an assist, and a steal against Marshall 2/15...Five points, four blocks, and three rebounds against Tulsa 2/8...Team and season high 14 points, tied season high with five blocks, along with five boards, a steal, and an assist against Southern Miss 2/4...Grabbed career-best 10 boards (8 in 1st half) to go with four blocks, two assists, and a steal at Tulane 2/1...Contributed eight points, five rebounds, and two blocks at UTEP 1/28...Had seven points, three boards, two blocks, and his first two career assists at UT-Pan American 1/24... Totaled 12 points (5 pts in OT 1-1 FG, 3-3 FT), four boards, and four blocks against Rice 1/21...Had four blocks, including two in overtime, along with four points, six boards, and his first career steal at East Carolina 1/18...Had a game-high three blocks as well as six points (3-5 FG) and three boards in his first career start at #5 Memphis 1/14...Had game-high five blocks as well as four points (2-3 FG) and four boards against UTEP 1/11...Had a block against TCU 12/30...Made career debut with three points (3-4 FT), three rebounds, and three blocks against Harvard 12/28...Missed the first nine games of the season due to a stress-fracture in his lower back.

Summer 2005: Played in four games for team Africa during the Global Games in Frisco, Texas...Averaged 12.0 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 1.8 blocks while hitting 51.4 percent from the field in almost 30 minutes per outing .

Prep: Played for two seasons under coach Steve Smith at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia...Team finished ranked No. 1 in the nation by USA Today in both seasons...Team went 34-2 during senior season (2004-05)...Shot 63-percent from the field and 52-percent at the free throw line...Averaged four blocks, four points, and five rebounds per game...Had a career-best 14 blocks on Dec. 8 against West Caldwell HS (Lenoir, N.C.)...Junior year (2003-04), the team went 38-0... Contributed two points, three boards, and 1.1 blocks per game while shooting 53-percent from the field and 40-percent at the line... Teammates included Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks) and Division I players Rajon Rondo (Kentucky), Brian Johnson (Louisville), DayShawn Wright (Syracuse), Eric Devendorf (Syracuse), KC Rivers (Clemson), Jamont Gordon (Mississippi State), and David Palmer (Seton Hall)...Played AAU basketball for Dallas based Team Texas under Wes Grandstaff...Attended school and played basketball for SEEDS Academy in Dakar, Senegal, before coming to the United States to attend Oak Hill Academy in Virginia.

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