Dixon May Be Spring Guard Option

College coaches are overturning rocks left and right in search of players. A name that may pop up strong this spring is Chicago guard Dion Dixon.

The city of Chicago, at least the past few years, has cranked out a high-level spring signee. Two years ago, Patrick Beverley emerged and is now doing great things for Arkansas. This year, we've got a feeling Steve Goins and Dion Dixon is potential spring breakout kids.

Dixon, a 6-foot-3 combo guard, plays at Chicago Crane. During the fall period, only one program – Corpus Christi – offered him a scholarship. The school has a former Chi-Town standout on staff and tried to beat the spring posse.

"I really didn't have the offers that I wanted," Dixon said. "I didn't have that many schools; I only had one school that offered. I wanted to see how other schools were."

As Dixon waits for the verdict on his SAT score and academic situation, programs are becoming increasingly more interested. "I got a lot (of schools)," Dixon said. "Marquette, Cincinnati and they about to offer. Wyoming offered and UAB offered. Ohio State and Kentucky are showing interest."

Dixon visited Marquette, Indiana and Texas-Corpus Christi unofficially. The guard that averages 28 points is thought of by the college coaches as a combo. "They look at me as a point guard that can score. They can move me the two guard if they have too. "

When the time comes, Dixon will have his full compliment of visits remaining. "I'm definitely going to visit Cincinnati and UAB."


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