Dion Dixon
Dion  Dixon


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Crane Technical Prep Common

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195





KOCH: How I Ranked the Top 10 Players of the Cronin Era

Koch recaps his selections and explains his ranking


Postgame Notes - Cincinnati 102, Chicago State 62


Cincinnati Faces Ohio State in East Region Semifinal

Bearcats battle Buckeyes Thursday at approximately 9:45 p.m. ET


Cincinnati-Florida State Preview

Courtesy of the Associated Press


Bearcats Withstand Rally, Corral Longhorns 65-59

Cincinnati advances to the Round of 32 with its defeat of Texas


Cincinnati 66, Ohio State 81 - AP Photos

Cashmere Wright scored 18 and Sean Kilpatrick had 15 for the Bearcats.



Bearcats top Florida State for first trip to Sweet 16 since 2001.


NCAA Third Round : Cincinnati vs. Florida State

Cincinnati 62, Florida State 56


Cincinnati Upsets No. 2 Syracuse 71-68 to Advance to Final (AP)

Bearcats withstand a late run by the Orange to clinch a spot in the BIG EAST championship game.


Cincinnati Edges No. 13 Georgetown In Double Overtime, 72-70 (AP)

Bearcats will face second-ranked Syracuse on Thursday.

2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats

2010-11 Game-by-Game Stats

2009-10 Game-by-Game Stats

2008-09 Game-by-Game Stats

Pronunciation: DEE-on Dixon

Member of 1,000-point club (22nd place - 1,281 points)
Ranks first at UC with 137 career games played
BIG EAST Player of the Week (1/16/12)
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (2/20/12)

2011-12 Season (Senior): Started all 37 games played, averaging 34.2 minutes ... ranked second on the team and 22nd in the BIG EAST averaging 13.0 points ... ranks first in school history having played in 137 career games ... finished career with 1,281 points, ranking 22nd in school history ... tallied 481 points, fourth-most in a season during the Mick Cronin era ... posted 30 double-digit scoring games ... registered five games with 20 or more points ... ranked second on the team in steals (60) and third in assists (76) ... made a team-high 116 free throws ... scored a season-high 22 points in back-to-back games against Georgetown (1/9) and Villanova (1/14) to earn BIG EAST Player of the Week accolades ... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after scoring a game-high 20 points against Seton Hall (2/18) ... recorded a steal and dunk with 1:30 remaining, finishing with 15 points, to help spur UC to a 62-56 win over Florida State (3/18) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament ... posted 21 points and tied a career-high with five steals against Marquette(2/29) ... scored a game-high 18 points against Notre Dame (1/4) ... scored 19 points with three steals at Georgia (12/2).

2010-11 Season (Junior): Started in 30 of 35 games played, averaging 26.8 minutes ... led Bearcats in scoring in nine games ... scored in double figures in 23 games ... totaled five points and two rebounds vs. Connecticut (3/19) in NCAA Tournament third round ... scored 16 points and grabbed six boards vs. Missouri (3/17) in NCAA Tournament second round ... put up 14 points with four rebounds and three assists vs. Georgetown (3/5) ... had 17 points and three steals at Georgetown (2/23) ... scored 16 points at Providence (2/19) ... scored 14 points with a three steals and four rebounds vs. Rutgers (1/26) ... scored 18 points after making a career-high six three-point field goals at Syracuse (1/15) ... scored 16 points and grabbed six first-half rebounds vs. USF (1/12) ... scored 16 points and grabbed a season-high nine rebounds vs. Xavier (1/6) ... dished out six assists and scored nine points vs. Seton Hall (12/31) ... scored a career-high 23 points and added a season-high seven rebounds at Miami (Ohio) (12/21) ... scored 12 points against Georgia Southern (12/14) and at Oklahoma (12/18) ... posted 15 points and dished out a season-high four assists vs. Utah Valley (12/11) ... shot 60 percent from the floor scoring a game-high 17 points at Toledo, his third consecutive double-digit scoring game ... posted 20 points vs. Dayton (11/27) ... scored 14 points and made four 3-pointers vs. Florida A&M (11/22).

2009-10 Season (Sophomore): Was the Bearcats' top reserve, averaging 4.6 points and 2.0 rebounds in 32 games off the bench ... notched first double-figure scoring effort in 10 games with 12 points off the bench vs. Marquette (2/21) ... scored all six points in a key three-minute stretch of the second half to help UC defeat Connecticut (2/13) ... dished out a season-high four assists and tied a career high with two steals in two-point win over Connecticut (12/30) ... scored 13 of 15 points in the first half of UC's win over Lipscomb (12/19) ... poured in a team-high 13 points at UAB (12/16) ... scored 13 points and added three boards and three assists in his only start of the season vs. Texas Southern (12/1) ... notched first career double-double with 12 points and a career-high tying 10 rebounds against Vanderbilt (11/23).

2008-09 Season (Freshman): Team's top scorer off the bench averaging 7.3 points ... recorded fourth double-figure scoring game in a five-game stretch with 18 points at Syracuse (3/1) ... scored 10 points for the third straight game on 4-of-5 shooting vs. Louisville (2/21) ... poured in 10 points at Pittsburgh (2/14) ... added 10 points off the bench and tied a season-high with five assists vs. St. John's (2/11) ... poured in all of his 10 points in the second half in a win over Georgetown (1/28) ... tied a then career-high with 14 points on a career-high four 3-pointers at Providence (1/19) ... scored eight points, grabbed eight rebounds, and dished out four assists vs. Eastern Kentucky (12/20) ... posted 14 points vs. Mississippi State (12/18) ... registered 11 points vs. Xavier (12/13) ... scored five points and grabbed five rebounds in first career start against UAB (12/6) ... posted 13 points (5-of-7), including three 3-pointers in win over UNLV (11/29) ... grabbed a season-high 10 rebounds vs. Texas Southern (11/18).

Prior to Cincinnati: Played his prep career at Crane Technical Prep in Chicago ... averaged 21.8 points, 5.6 rebounds, and 2.2 steals per game as a senior ... led the city in scoring ... earned special mention all-state from the Associated Press in 2008 ... named to the honor roll while in school.

Personal: Full name is Diontae Dwayne Dixon ... born Dec. 24, 1989 in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Toni Dixon and Donnie Harris ... has a twin sister D'Anna ... majoring in criminal justice.

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