Dalton Nixon is a 6’7” 215 lb. small forward for the BYU basketball team (Class of 2014) . He played the 2014-15 season and is currently serving an LDS mission in Boston, MA. As a freshman he played in 27 games (with 2 starts) and posted season highs of 10 points (Southern Virginia), 4 rebounds (4 times), 4 assists (San Francisco), 2 blocks (Santa Clara), and 1 steal (4 times).
BYU Game Stats
He prepped at Orem High School where he was a four-year letterman and finished his career as the all-time leading scorer with 1367 points. He was also a tree-time first-team all-state honoree and as a senior averaged 20.2 ponits, 8.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.1 steals per game. He was part of the Tigers first state championship in school history in 2012.
A consensus three-star recruit, he was rated 42nd in his position, 26 regional, and 3rd in state with a grade of 75 by ESPN. He was recruited by Arizona State, BYU, Creighton, Hawaii, San Diego, San Francisco, UC-Santa Barbara, Utah, Utah State, and Weber State. He joined a recruiting class of Payton Dastrup, Ryan Andrus, TJ Haws, and Jake Toolson which ranked no. 28 nationally according to 247sports.com (following the 17th ranked 2013 class). Originally he planned on serving an LDS mission straight from High School but was able to postpone his mission service until after his freshman season. He played the 2014-15 season as a non-scholarship player.
Massachusetts, Boston mission. Leaving May 6! #CalledToServe
— Dalton Nixon (@dnixon33) April 8, 2015
|Hometown:||Orem, Utah||High School||Orem HS|
|Last Team:||Orem HS||AAU Team:||Utah Prospects|
|Position:||Forward||HT/WT:||6’7”, 215 lbs.|
|Profiles:||BYU, Deseret News||Social Media||Twitter (@dnixon33)|
|[usrlist Rivals:3 Scout:3 ESPN:3 avg=”true”]||Offers: BYU, San Francisco, Utah, Utah State|
High School Game Stats
- Dalton Nixon opts to play for the 2014-15 season – Brandon Gurney, Deseret News, June 3, 2014
- Dalton Nixon will have Instant Impact on 2014-15 Cougar Cagers – Mitch Harper, The Lawless Republic, June 3, 2014