Full Name:
Juan Dixon
Position:
Guard
College:
Maryland
Height:
6-3
Weight:
164
High School:
Calvert Hall HS (Baltimore. Md.)
Birthdate:
October 9, 1978

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
Named First Team All-America by The Associated Press as a senior.
Voted the 2002 ACC Player of the Year, garnering more votes than AP National Player of the Year Jason Williams of Duke.
Joined Albert King, the late Len Bias and Joe Smith (Minnesota Timberwolves) as only Maryland players to capture ACC Player of the Year honors.
Named Most Outstanding Player of the NCAA Final Four after leading Maryland to school’s first men’s basketball national championship.
Became Maryland’s all-time scoring leader when he scored 29 points against Wisconsin to help Terps advance to Sweet Sixteen, passing Bias (2,149 points).
Finished No. 2 all-time in steals at Maryland with 333.
Only player in NCAA history to accumulate 2,000 points, 300 steals and 200 three-point field goals.
Joined John Lucas (head coach of Cleveland Cavaliers) as only Terps to be named All-ACC First Team three consecutive seasons.
Won 110 games, the most by any Maryland player.


AT MARYLAND
As a senior, led Maryland to its first NCAA title.
Led Maryland in scoring in five of the six NCAA Tournament victories and averaged 25.8 points for the Tournament.
In 64-52 NCAA final win over Indiana, scored team-high 18 points.
In Final Four win over Kansas, erupted for career-high-tying 33 points.
Scored 29 points apiece vs. Siena and Wisconsin to propel Maryland into Sweet Sixteen.

As a junior, named Honorable Mention All-America by AP.
Helped Maryland reach the 2001 NCAA Final Four.
Named First Team All-ACC and First Team All-ACC Tournament.
Led ACC in steals (2.6 spg) for second straight season.
Was fifth in the ACC in scoring with 18.2 ppg, adding 4.3 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game.
Scored 28 points to lead Maryland to victory at Duke for second straight season.
Tallied 19 points and eight rebounds in NCAA Final Four loss to Duke.
Scored in double figures in 34 of 36 games.
Shot 86.5% from the line, the second best single-season percentage in Maryland history.

As a sophomore, named Honorable Mention All-America by AP.
Named All-ACC First Team, First Team All-ACC Tournament and ACC All-Defensive First Team.
Finished second in the ACC with 18 ppg, and led the league in steals (2.7 spg).
Was sixth in the ACC with 3.6 assists.
Began his consistent run of double figure scoring with double digits in 32 of 35 games.
Scored 20 or more points 13 times, including career-high 33 points vs. Georgia Tech.

As a freshman, came off the bench to average 7.4 points in 14.9 minutes.
Led all ACC freshman with 50 steals.
Scored seven points in only 13 minutes against Creighton in the second round NCAA Tournament win.
Sat out as a redshirt in 1997-98 season.

STATISTICS
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 34 0 85 192 .443 44 53 .830 88 47 50 1 250 7.4
1999-00 35 35 234 506 .462 113 143 .790 192 127 96 10 630 18.0
2000-01 36 36 232 480 .483 128 148 .865 153 93 95 8 654 18.2
2001-02 36 36 251 535 .469 141 157 .898 166 104 92 7 735 20.4
TOTALS 141 107 802 1713 .468 426 501 .850 599 371 333 26 2269 16.1
Three-point field goals: 1998-99, 36-for-97 (.371); 1999-00, 49-for-135 (.363); 2000-01, 62-for-151 (.411); 2001-02, 92-for-232 (.397). Totals: 239-for-615 (.389).