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Jamaal Dixon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Braintree, MA

High School:
Thayer Academy

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
Guard


Who Is Jamaal Dixon?
Jamaal Dixon is a 6-2 guard and can play at both the point and shooting guard positions ... led Thayer Academy to three league titles as a three-year captain ... is a long, quick and explosive player ... gets to the basket well ... will get a shot at significant playing time this season

Before Loyola
A four-year starter at Thayer Academy (MA) ... averaged 20.5 points and eight assists per game senior year ... earned all-state honors junior and senior seasons ... honorable mention All-America senior season ... named all-league three years ... was a 1,000-point scorer ... led team to three league championships ... earned all-scholastic honors twice

Personal
The son of Rob and Amanda Dixon, Robert Jamaal Dixon was born Aug. 26, 1984 in Dorchester, Mass. ... father was drafted by the Washington Bullets of the NBA ... aunt Medina Dixon played on the 1992 Olympic women's basketball team ... has two siblings, Rashaad (10) and Shallyah (5) ... intends to major in business at Loyola