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Danny Dixon
Player Profile:
Danny Dixon 3112764
Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 230
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.
High School: Grosse Pointe Park South
Other College: George Mason University

2017-18: Will have to sit out under NCAA transfer rules.

2016-17 (George Mason): Four rebounds, three points vs. Longwood (12/12) ... Four points, two rebounds, two blocks vs. Prairie View A&M (12/22) ... Saw action in six games.

2015-16 (George Mason): Saw action in 25 games…Opened season playing seven minutes against Colgate (11/13) and registered one rebound…Scored first field goal at Mercer (11/16) to finish with two points and three rebounds in 16 minutes…Tallied career-best four points against Wright State (11/28) going 2-for-3 from the field and added three rebounds…Matched season-best four points against Penn (12/5) hitting two free throws…Played career-high 21 minutes against Longwood (12/19) and posted career-high four rebounds and matched career-high four points…Dished out two assists, three points and one rebound in 14 minutes against Dayton (2/6)…Pulled down four rebounds at George Washington (3/1).

Background: A multi-sport athlete at Grosse Pointe South High School...Averaged 19.0 points per game, 11.0 rebounds per game and 4.0 blocks per game in 2014...Shot 56.0 percent from the field and 72.0 percent at the free throw line...2014 Recreational Debut All-Tournament Team member...Also tabbed 2014 Detroit Free Press All-East First Team and McDonalds All-American nominee...Voted 2014 Most Valuable Player...2013 Best Defensive Player at Grosse Pointe South...Member of National Honor Society...Earned a spot on the All-Conference Academic Team in 2014...Attended the IMG Academy Post Graduate program last season where he averaged 9.0 points per game and 8.0 assists per game...Posted highs of 19 points versus Montverde Post Grad and 12 rebounds versus Impact Academy.

Personal: Son of Jim Dixon and John and Sue Swegles ... Has two siblings: Jimmy and Sally ... Father, Jim Dixon, played collegiate basketball at Northern Illinois University ... Stepfather, John Swegles, swam at Eastern Michigan University ... Plans to major in business and marketing.

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