An early entry candidate for the 2007 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Continued the tradition of heralded Georgia Tech point guards, joining Mark Price, Kenny Anderson, Travis Best and Stephon Marbury. Recognized three times as the Atlantic Coast Conference Rookie of the Week.
Freshman (2006-07): Tied fellow-freshman Thaddeus Young as Tech’s scoring leader (14.4 ppg), which was good for 15th in the ACC. Led the Yellow Jackets in assists (5.8 apg), adding 3.7 rebounds and 2.0 steals per contest. Tallied double-figure scoring in 25 of 32 contests, while recording four games with 10 or more assists. Notched three point-assist double-doubles in ACC play. Logged 26 points, five rebounds, six assists and seven steals in a win over Clemson.
High School: One of two freshman on Georgia Tech’s roster (Young) honored as McDonald’s High School All-America selections. The top-rated point guard in the country according to Rivals.com. Led Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy to Class A state championships in 2004 (while teaming with Dwight Howard of the Orlando Magic) and 2006. Holds the school’s all-time scoring record with 3,500-plus points. Named Georgia’s “Mr. Basketball” in 2006.
Strengths: An excellent penetrator off the dribble thanks to a great first-step. A fine passer and sound decision-maker. Quick-handed defender who can rack up steals in bunches. A strong free-throw shooter with adequate range on his jump shot.
Personal: Son of Sonya Dixon; has a brother, Rashad, and a sister, Shaniya Lee.