Who Is Eric Dixon? Everything To Know About The College Basketball Player

Who Is Eric Dixon? Everything To Know About The College Basketball Player

Eric Dixon is 20 years old collegiate basketball player currently playing for Villanova Wildcats Men’s Basketball Team. Please get to know him more through the article below.

Both of Dixon’s parents, Eric Sr. and Jean. E was high school basketball, and now he is carrying his family’s basketball legacy. 

In his senior year at Abington High School, Dixon recorded 27.6 PPG and became the first to score 2000 points in school history.

But things are not going well for ESPN’s four-star recruit as he has been red-shited in both years at the college. 

Eric Dixon: Age And Height Revealed

As of writing Eric Dixon is 20 years old. He was born on 26 January 2001 in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. 

Like other basketball players, Dixon is tall, standing 6 ft 6 inches (1.98m). Likewise, he is big and robust, weighing 250 pounds (113 kg).

Likewise, being tall, it is no surprise he has a wingspan of 6 ft 10.5 inches and has a standing reach of 8 ft 7 inches. He completed his high school at Abington High School and later attended the University of Villanova under the basketball scholarship program. 

Meet Eric Dixon Parents

He is the eldest son of parents Jean E. Dixon and Eric Dixon Sr. He has a younger brother Charles Dixon who is six years old. 

Both of his parents were high school basketball players in their hometown. So, it’s no surprise that he got his basketball talent and skills. 

Moreover, his parents have a massive role in his development as a basketball player. His father first taught him how to play basketball—currently, both Jean and Eric Sr. work as educators. Eric discusses any massive decision in his life with his parents, such as when he decided to attend Villanova. 

Explore Eric Dixon Wikipedia

Eric Dixon’s bio is yet to publish on the Wikipedia platform, but several sports websites such as ESPN, 247 Sports, USA Basketball have provided information about him. 

In 2018 USA Today honored him with Pennsylvania State Player of the Year.   Currently, he is a member of the Villanova Wildcats basketball team.

Dixon red-shirted his freshman year, and in his second season, as a reserve, he averaged 3.0 PPG and 1.6 RPG in 21 games. He also played for the 2021 USA 3×3 U-23 Nation league in France. Likewise, he has been called up for USA different age groups training and mini-camps multiple times. 

Eric Dixon On Instagram

Eric Dixon has an Instagram account named @cantguardric. Being top collegiate basketball, he has gained around 8k followers. 

He has posted photos and videos related to basketball from his high school days to college on his Instagram. Likewise, Dixon has a Twitter handle of about 1.7k followers but is not acting like Instagram.

On both social media, Dixon has written Most Unproven on his bio. As being recruited as a top prospect, things are not going as expected, so it seems he has so much to prove. 

About Author: Salon Gurung

Salon is an Environmental Science graduate. He is a sports enthusiast playing amateur football and basketball. He is also an avid traveler and loves exploring different tourism destination around the world.

Last Modified: January 13, 2022

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