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‘The World’s Tallest Teenager’: 7-foot-7 Rioux Ready to Head to UF

Olivier Rioux (left), who will join the UF basketball team as a preferred walk-on in the fall, is currently 7-foot-7.

BRADENTON — The IMG Academy national men’s basketball team is running three-on-three drills with a skyscraper. It’s a standard afternoon practice in February, and the squad is playing in its 115,000-square-foot basketball complex. The royal blue, five-pointed logo of the “Ascenders” is illuminated by the overhead lighting that spans four basketball …

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