10 - R.J. Dixon
R.J. Dixon
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Charlotte, N.C.
High School: Cannon School
Position: G

Starting guard. Dynamic leader and ballhandler. 2009-2010: Named first-team All-Landmark Conference • Named MVP of the 2010 CUA/Residence Inn Greenbelt Classic • Named Landmark Conference Player of the Week on 1-4-10 • Started in all 27 games • Averaged a career-high 12.4 points, which was ninth best in the conference • Averaged a career-high 2.8 rebounds • Led the team and ranked third in the conference in assists with a career-high 93 • Averaged the second most minutes of any Cardinals player (29.0) • Scored a career high 335 points • Had a career-high 22 points vs. MMA on 8 of 9 shooting from the floor (.889%) and 4 of 6 from the FT line • Had 6 assists 4 times during the season •Tied a career high with 7 rebounds at SUS • Had a team-high 57 steals on the season • Third in the conference in steals with 27 during conference play • Had a career-high 5 steals on two occassions (vs. MOR, vs. JUN) • Hit a team-high 35 3-pointers and shot .441% from behind the arc • Shot a career-high 80% from the FT line making 52 of 65 shots • Shot a career-high 44.9% from the floor, hitting 124-of-276 shots • Had a career-high 7 assists in the first game of the season vs. St. Vincent •  2008-09: Played in 28 games • Posted averages of 8.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, 2.9 assists & 1.3 steals • Team leader in steals (32) & second in assists (80) • Succeeded on .700 of his FTs (42 of 60) • Named All-Tournament in Radisson/Carnegie Mellon Tournament • Scored a career-best 16 points vs. Washington & Lee. Hit 4 of 5 shots, 3 of 4 3-pointers & 5 of 6 FTs. Added 4 assists & 3 boards • Tallied 14 points on 5 of 8 shooting vs. GOU • Had 12 points, 5 rebounds, 3 steals & 2 assists at MOR • Tied career high with 5 assists five times • Recorded season-high 5 rebounds twice: vs. Pitt-Greensburg & MOR. 2007-08: Saw action in 25 contests & started 13 • Averaged 5.1 points, 2.1 rebounds & 2.6 assists • Tied for club lead in steals with 23 • His 64 assists ranked second on team • Had a 1.7 assist/turnover ratio • Scored a season-high 10 points twice: vs. JUN & at GOU • Made 4 of 5 shots, including a 3-pointer, for 9 points at MMA. Added 3 assists, 2 rebounds & 2 steals • Tallied 9 points & personal-high 5 assists vs. SCR • Had 9 points & 4 helpers at SUS • Totaled 8 points, 4 assists & 2 boards at MOR • Had 7 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists & 2 steals vs. Bates • Secured a career-best 7 rebounds & had 7 points, 3 assists & 3 steals vs. MOR. Steal total matched high vs. DRW & Salve Regina • Had 7 points & 4 assists vs. Piedmont. High School: Three-year starting point guard & captain • School’s all-time scoring leader (1,290 points) & No. 1 in assists • Named first-team All-Metrolina Athletic Conference (MAC) each year • Averaged 15 points, 5 rebounds & 7 assists as a senior; 16 points, 5 rebounds & 6 assists as a junior; & 19 points, 4 boards & 5 assists as a sophomore • Cougars captured regular-season & tournament championships his junior & senior seasons. 34-0 record in MAC play • Club won North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association 2A State Championship in 2006 & advanced to state semifinals in 2007 • Team MVP in 2004-05 & Coach’s Award winner next two years • Nominated for state Wendy’s High School Heisman in 2007 • Coached by Ron Johnson. Notable: Played on three national championships teams for Charlotte Stars: two in Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) & one AAU • YBOA titles came in 2002 & 2003 & AAU in 2000 • Stars also won five YBOA & five AAU state championships • Played with Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Omar Carter (Charleston Southern), Doneal Mack (Memphis), J.T. Thompson (Virginia Tech), Ben Stywall (UNC Greensboro) & Jamie Skeen (Wake Forest). Personal: Son of Ronard & Dione Dixon.

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