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Melissa Dixon
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Melissa Dixon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Johnsburg, Ill.

High School:
Johnsburg

Height:
5-8

Position:
G

Birthdate:
11/12/1992

04/15/2014

Hawkeyes Announce Team Awards, Celebrate 2013-14 Season

Iowa won 27 games this season, equaling the second-highest total in program history

03/24/2014

Iowa, Louisville Set for Second Round Showdown

Hawkeyes and Cardinals to meet Tuesday at 8:35 p.m. (CT) on ESPN2

03/23/2014

It's On to the NCAA Second Round

Hawkeyes blast Marist, 87-65, to set up Tuesday night matchup against No. 3 seed Louisville

03/22/2014

Playing For 1 Another

Tight-knit Hawkeyes face Marist in the First Round of NCAA Tournament on Sunday

03/20/2014

Iowa, Marist to Meet in NCAA First Round

Hawkeyes host Red Foxes on Sunday at 7 p.m. (CT) on ESPN2

03/25/2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes face Louisville in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament

The Iowa Hawkeyes face Louisville in the second round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament

03/23/2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes defeat Marist 87-65 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

The Iowa Hawkeyes defeat Marist 87-65 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

03/22/2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes prepare for their game against Marist is the first round of the NCAA Tournament

The Iowa Hawkeyes prepare for their game against Marist is the first round of the NCAA Tournament

03/09/2014

Iowa vs. Nebraska (USATSI)

Iowa vs. Nebraska (USATSI)

03/09/2014

The Iowa Hawkeyes face Nebraska in the championship game of the 2014 B1G Ten Tournament

The Iowa Hawkeyes face Nebraska in the championship game of the 2014 B1G Ten Tournament

2012-13 as a Sophomore...
Played in 34 games with three starts...Big Ten Sixth Player of the Year... given team's Hardest Worker Award... led Iowa in scoring during conference play (12.3 points per game)... during Big Ten play, led the conference in 3-point percentage (.430) and ranked second in 3-pointers made per game (2.9)... ranked 20th in the NCAA in 3-point percentage (39.8)... netted a career-high 23 points (5-of-10 3Pt. FGs) in win over Texas (Dec. 28)... tied school record for 3-pointers made by an Iowa player inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena with six against Northwestern (Feb. 3)... scored double figures 16 times, including four 20-point games... drained at least three 3-pointers in 11 contests... led the team in 3-pointers made (78) and 3-point percentage (.398)... averaged 10.1 points per game.

2011-12 as a Freshman...
Played in 24 games with eight starts... suffered torn meniscus at Ohio State and missed a total of seven games... first career start came at Indiana, registering 19 points on 5-of-10 shooting from 3-point distance... netted career-high 22 points in win over Michigan... scored in double figures in five contests... made at least two 3-pointers in eight games.

High School...
McDonald's All-American nominee... Miss Basketball of Illinois Top 10 finalist... three-time team MVP and team captain as a junior and senior... 11-time all-state selection, including first team honors by the Associated Press, Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign News Gazette and IBS as a senior... also named third team all-state by the Chicago Tribune for all-classes... four all-area team selections, including ESPN Chicago and Chicago Sun-Times honors as a senior... named Northwest Herald Player of the Year as a junior and senior... three-time Fox Valley All-Conference pick... all-team leading scorer in McHenry County, for boys or girls, with 2,146 points... averaged 16.1 points as a sophomore, 19.4 points as a junior and 23.4 points as a senior... made 276 career three-pointers... holds school records for points in a single game (41), career points (2,146), single season points (795), career steals (270) and career three-pointers (276)... led Johnsburg High School to IHSA sweet 16 appearances as a freshman, junior and senior and an elite 8 appearance as a junior and three-straight conference titles... played AAU basketball with Samantha Logic and Midwest Elite... member of the National Honor Society.

Personal...
Parents are Cindy and Scott Dixon... has two brothers, Mike and Steven... business major.

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