11  Michael Dixon Jr.
Michael Dixon Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kansas City, Mo.

High School:
Lee's Summit West

Last College:
Missouri

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 200

Position:
Guard

Experience:
TR

Major:
Interdisciplinary Studies


03/23/2014

Memphis Ends Season With Loss to No. 1 Seed Virginia

Tigers fall to Cavaliers 78-60 in NCAA Third Round

03/21/2014

Memphis Holds On to Top GW, 71-66

Dixon Jr. scores 19 points and hits four free throws in the final 10 seconds to push Tigers to third round.

03/19/2014

Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. George Washington/NCAA Tournament

Tigers, Colonials to face off in a second-round match-up Friday in Raleigh.

03/12/2014

Nichols Named The American Rookie of the Year; Dixon Jr. Selected League's Sixth Man of the Year

Two Tigers honored with hardware prior to start of the American Athletic Conference Championships

03/08/2014

Memphis vs. SMU Postgame Quotes (Mar. 8)

03/17/2014

Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.

01/22/2014

Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!

01/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.

03/23/2014

Memphis vs Virginia - NCAA Third Round

Memphis vs Virginia in the NCAA Third Round in Raleigh, N.C. Photos by Tim Cowie

03/23/2014

Memphis vs. Virginia (USATSI)

Memphis vs. Virginia photos by USA TODAY Sports

03/21/2014

Memphis vs George Washington - NCAA Second Round

Memphis vs George Washington in the NCAA Second Round in Raleigh, N.C. on March 21, 2014. Photos by Tim Cowie

03/20/2014

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day

Memphis NCAA Tournament Second Round Practice Day on March 20, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.

03/13/2014

No. 19 Memphis vs No. 21 UConn - March 13, 2014

No. 19 Memphis vs No. 21 UConn in the American Athletic Conference Tournament on March 13, 2014 at FedExForum.

Career
Transferred to the University of Memphis from University of Missouri ... Received an NCAA waiver to play immediately for the Tigers in 2013-14 ... Did not play in the 2012-13 season ... Has played in 101 games, making 25 starts ... Averaging 10.5 points, 2.8 assists and 1.8 rebounds ... Has 130 steals and five blocked shots ... Shooting 46.5 percent from the floor, 37.1 percent from the three-point line and 85.4 percent from the free throw line ... Has 56 double-figure scoring games ... Dished out four or more assists 37 times.

Honors
2013-14 Bob Cousy Award Watch List ... 2011-12 All-Big 12 Conference second team (Kansas City Star) ... 2011-12 All-Big 12 Conference honorable mention (Associated Press) ... 2011-12 Big 12 Conference All-Defensive Team (coaches) ... 2011-12 Big 12 Conference Sixth Man of the Year (coaches) ... 2011-12 Bob Cousy Award Watch List ... Big 12 Conference Rookie of the Week on Dec. 28, 2010.

On the Charts (Missouri)
Career: His 1,057 points are No. 38 on the list ... His 85.4 free throw percentage is No. 1 on the list.

2011-12 (Junior)
Helped lead Missouri to a 30-5 overall record and the Big 12 Conference Tournament title ...The 30-win season was the second in school history ... The 30 wins are the second-most in the program's history ... First reserve off the bench in all 35 games ... Averaged 13.5 points, 3.3 assists and 1.8 rebounds ... Led nation in scoring for players without a start (13.5 ppg) ... Shot 48.7 percent from the floor, 36.8 percent from the three-point arc and 87.9 percent from the charity stripe ... Had 26 double-figure scoring games ... Dished out four or more assists 16 times ...

Postseason (NCAA/Big 12 Tournaments): Saw action in all four postseason games ... Averaged 15.5 points, 4.8 assists and 0.8 rebounds in the postseason ... Shot 52.6 percent from the floor, 44.4 percent from the three-point arc and 77.8 percent from the charity stripe ... In the NCAA Tournament, scored 22 points and handed out five assists in a second-round loss to Norfolk State ... Netted his 22 points on 8-of-12 FG, 4-of-5 treys and 2-of-3 FT ... The four treys made tied a career high ... In the Big 12 Tournament (three games), averaged 10.0 points, 4.7 assists and 0.7 rebounds ... Had 17 points and four assists in the Big 12 Conference Tournament championship game win over Baylor ... Hit a career-high tying 10 FT (10-of-11) vs. the Bears ... Recorded 10 points and three assists in a Big 12 Conference Tournament semifinal victory over Texas ... Had 13 points and seven assists in a Big 12 Conference Tournament quarterfinal win over Oklahoma State ...

Big 12 Conference play: Saw action in all 18 league games ... Averaged 13.8 points, 3.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds ... Had 11 steals ... Shot 52.5 percent from the field, 39.2 percent from the three-point arc and 87.7 percent from the charity stripe ... Had 14 double-figure scoring games ... Recorded eight games with four or more assists ... Netted 13 points in the regular-season home finale win over Texas Tech ... Recorded a solid all-around performance in a home win over Iowa State with 21 points, five rebounds (tied season high) and four assists ... Had 17 points and six assists in a road overtime loss at Kansas ... Played a career-high 42 minutes vs. the Jayhawks ... Netted 21 points, including 9-of-10 FT, in a home setback to Kansas State ... Scored 15 points and handed out six assists in a road win at Texas A&M ... Had 15 points in a home victory over Oklahoma State ... Posted 16 points and six assists in a home win over Baylor ... Tied a career best with four treys made vs. the Bears ... Scored 13 points and handed out five assists in a road win at Oklahoma ... Recorded 15 points and five assists in a home win over Kansas ... Scored 21 points, including 9-of-10 FG, in a road victory at Texas ... Tied a season best with five boards and added 18 points in a home win over Texas A&M ... Posted double-figure scoring games vs. Iowa State (12 points), Kansas State (16) and Oklahoma (13) to open Big 12 Conference play ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Saw action in 13 non-league contests ... Posted averages of 12.5 points, 3.0 assists and 2.2 rebounds against non-conference foes ... Shot 42.2 percent from the floor, 29.5 percent from the three-point arc and 91.2 percent from the free throw line ... Had eight double-figure scoring games ... Dished out four or more assists five times ... Hit a career-best 10 FT (10-of-12) in the Braggin' Rights game win over Illinois in St. Louis, Mo. ... Scored 18 points and dished out four assists vs. Illinois ... Netted a career-high 30 points in a home win over William & Mary ... Also posted career bests for FG made (13) and FG attempts (19) vs. the Tribe ... Had 18 points, four assists and three steals (tied season high) in a home win over Kennesaw State ... Handed out seven assists in a win over Villanova in the Jimmy V Classic in New York City ... Posted 19 points and three steals (season high) in a home victory over Northwestern State ... Netted 11 points in a win over California in the CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo. ... Tied a season high with five rebounds vs. Notre Dame in the CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo. ... Scored 12 points in a home win over Niagara (CBE Classic Regional) ... Had 14 points, four boards and two steals in a home win over Mercer (CBE Classic Regional) ... Scored eight points on 8-of-8 FT in the season-opening home win over Southeast Missouri.

2010-11 (Sophomore)
Played in 32 of the Tigers' 34 games ... Made 17 starts ... Averaged 10.3 points, 3.5 assists and 2.5 rebounds ... Had 56 steals ... Shot 40.3 percent from the floor, 38.8 percent from the three-point arc and 82.5 percent from the free throw line ... Second on team with 113 assists ... Had 12 double-figure scoring games and 16 contests with four or more assists ... Ranked among the top-10 leaders in the Big 12 Conference in assists, steals, free throw percentage and assist-turnover ratio ...

Postseason (NCAA/Big 12 Tournaments): Saw action in all three postseason games ... Averaged 10.0 points, 2.0 assists and 1.3 rebounds in the postseason ... Shot 42.1 percent from the floor, 40 percent from the three-point arc and 92.3 percent from the charity stripe ... In the NCAA Tournament, scored 11 points in a second-round loss to Cincinnati ... In the Big 12 Tournament (two games), averaged 9.5 points, 2.5 assists and 2.0 rebounds ... Tied a season-low with two points in a quarterfinal loss to Texas A&M ... Had 17 points, three rebounds and four assists in an opening-round win over Texas Tech ...

Big 12 Conference play: Saw action in all 16 league games ... Averaged 9.8 points, 2.8 assists and 2.6 rebounds ... Had 23 steals ... Shot 37.5 percent from the field, 39.6 percent from the three-point arc and 79.6 percent from the free throw line ... Posted eight double-figure scoring games ... Posted 10 points, five rebounds and five assists in the regular-season home finale loss to Kansas ... Netted 11 points in a road loss at Nebraska ... Hit a season-high tying three treys vs. the Cornhuskers ... Scored 10 points in a road setback at Kansas State ... Had 13 points and four rebounds in a home win over Texas Tech ... Scored 18 points and grabbed four boards in a home victory over Oklahoma ... Tied a season high with three treys made vs. the Sooners ... Had 13 points, four rebounds and three assists in a home win over Colorado ... Grabbed a career-high eight boards and added 15 points in a home victory over Iowa State ... Tied a season high with three treys made vs. the Cyclones ... Scored 17 points and pulled down four rebounds in road loss at Colorado (league opener) ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in 13 non-conference contests ... Averaged 10.9 points, 5.1 assists and 2.3 rebounds vs. non-conference opponents ... Shot 43.8 percent from the field, 37.5 percent from the three-point line and 82.7 percent from the charity stripe ... Had nine double-figure scoring performances ... Dished out four or more assists 12 times ... Handed out a career-best nine assists and added 10 points in a home win over North Alabama ... Netted a season-high 18 points in a home win over Old Dominion ... Hit 5-of-7 FG, 3-of-3 treys and 5-of-5 FT for the 18 points ... Tied a season high with three treys made ... Also had five boards, four assists and two steals vs. Old Dominion ... Dished out eight assists and added eight points and four steals in a home win over Northern Illinois ... Had 10 points, six assists and four rebounds in a win over Illinois in the annual Braggin' Rights Game in St. Louis, Mo. ... Handed out six assists in a home victory over Presbyterian ... Posted a solid all-around game with 15 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in a home win over Vanderbilt ... Hit a season-high seven FG vs. the Commodores ... Connected on 9-of-10 FT and scored 11 points in a road victory at Oregon ... The nine FT made were a season best ... Scored 17 points and added four boards, four assists and four steals in an overtime setback to Georgetown in Kansas City, Mo. ... Hit 8-of-11 FT vs. the Hoyas ... Tied a season high with three treys made and netted 11 points in a home win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Also had five assists and four steals vs. the Golden Lions ... Recorded 17 points, six rebounds, six assists and two steals in a win over Wyoming in the Cancun Challenge in Cancun, Mexico ... Hit a season-best three treys vs. the Cowboys ... Posted a career-high five steals in a home victory over North Florida ... Also had 11 points and four boards vs. the Ospreys.

2009-10 (Freshman)
Played in all 34 games and made eight starts ... Averaged 7.5 points, 1.6 assists and 1.1 rebounds ... Had 33 steals ... Shot 47 percent from the floor, 35.5 percent from the three-point arc and 85.7 percent from the free throw line ... Led the team in free throw percentage ... Had 12 double-figure scoring games and five contests with four or more assists ... Third on team with his 55 assists ...

Postseason (NCAA/Big 12 Tournaments): Saw action in all three postseason games ... Averaged 10.3 points, 1.0 assists and 1.0 rebounds in the postseason ... Shot 55.6 percent from the floor, 57.1 percent from the three-point arc and 87.5 percent from the charity stripe ... In the two NCAA Tournament games, averaged 11.5 points, 1.5 assists and 1.5 rebounds ... Shot 57.1 percent from the field, 40 percent from the three-point line and 83.3 percent from the free throw line ... Netted a team-high 15 points (6-of-10 FG, 2-of-4 treys, 1-of-2 FT) in the NCAA Tournament second-round loss to West Virginia ... Played 17 minutes off the bench against the Mountaineers ... The six FG made tied a season best ... Scored eight points and added two boards and two assists in an NCAA Tournament first-round win over Clemson ... Hit 4-of-4 FT vs. Clemson ... In a Big 12 Conference Tournament loss to Nebraska, scored eight points before fouling out for the first time in his career ...

Big 12 Conference play: Saw action in all 16 league games ... Averaged 5.4 points, 0.7 assists and 1.0 rebounds ... Had 13 steals ... Shot 42.7 percent from the field, 26.7 percent from the three-point arc and 89.5 percent from the free throw line ... Posted four double-figure scoring games ... Scored four points in the regular-season home finale vs. Kansas (loss) ... Netted 10 points and grabbed three boards in an overtime road win at Iowa State ... The three rebounds tied a season best ... Had 13 points (5-of-7 FG, 3-of-3 FT), two boards and two steals in a home win over Texas ... Played a career-low four minutes in a road setback at Baylor ... Scored 12 points (4-of-6 FG, 4-of-4 treys) and added two assists and two steals in a home win over Oklahoma State ... The four treys made were a career best ... Scored 11 points, including 6-of-6 FT, in an overtime road win at Texas Tech ... Had only two points in his Big 12 Conference debut vs. Kansas State (home win) ...

Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in all 15 non-conference contests ... Averaged 9.0 points, 2.7 assists and 1.3 rebounds vs. non-conference opponents ... Shot 44.8 percent from the field, 38.5 percent from the three-point line and 81.8 percent from the charity stripe ... Had seven double-figure scoring performances, including four straight from Dec. 12-27 ... Dished out four or more assists five times ... Scored 10 points and had three steals in a home win over Savannah State ... Netted 12 points on a near-perfect shooting game in a home win over Austin Peay ... The double-figure scoring game vs. Austin Peay was his fourth straight ... Hit 4-of-5 FG, 1-of-1 treys and 3-of-3 FT for his 12 points vs. the Governors ... Had a season-high four steals and added four assists vs. Austin Peay ... Had thirdstraight, double-figure scoring game vs. Illinois with a season-best 16 points ... Hit a season-high six FG in the win over Illinois in St. Louis, Mo. ... Also had five assists and three steals vs. the Fighting Illini ... Netted double figures for a second-consecutive game with 13 points in a home win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff ... Began four-game, double-figure scoring streak with 10 points in a home victory over Fairleigh Dickinson ... Grabbed three boards and dished out five assists vs. Fairleigh Dickinson ... Netted 10 points and had three rebounds and three assists in a home win over Oregon ... Scored 11 points in a road loss at Vanderbilt ... Made his first collegiate start in a home win over Texas-Pan American (second game of season) ... Had nine points and handed out a season-high seven assists vs. Texas-Pan American ... Netted seven points in his collegiate debut vs. UT Martin (home win).

High School
Named 2009's Show Me Basketball as the state of Missouri's top player his senior season ... A Kansas City Star and Missouri Basketball Coaches Association All-State first team pick both his junior and senior seasons ... Three-time All-Suburban Small 6 Conference pick ... Named the Suburban Small 6 Conference MVP as a senior ... Helped lead Lee's Summit West High School to a 24-4 overall record in 2008-09 ... The Titans won 21-straight games before falling in the sectionals ... Averaged a school-record 24.2 points his senior campaign ... Also posted averages of 5.5 assists, 3.1 steals and 4.4 rebounds as a senior ... Finished high school career with 1,849 points, 532 assists and 245 steals, each of which rank No. 1 or No. 2 in Lee's Summit West history.

Personal
An interdisciplinary studies major ... Birthday is Dec. 1 ... Born in Kansas City, Mo ... Son of Mike Dixon Sr. and Sybil Dixon ... Has one sister, Alexis, and one brother, Jarred ... His father played collegiately at San Jose State and finished his career as the program's all-time assists leader.

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