Dalton Nixon

#30 Dalton Nixon

Position: Forward Height: 6-7 Weight: 215 Class: Freshman Roster Years: 2014-2015 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Orem High School

Personal

  • Parents are Kevin and Stephanie Nixon
  • Has two sisters
  • His father Kevin Nixon played at BYU from 1991-93
  • Also recruited by Arizona State, Creighton, Hawaii, San Diego, San Francisco, Utah, Utah State and Weber State

At Orem High School

  • A four-year letterman playing for Golden Holt at Orem High School
  • Orem’s all-time leading scorer with 1,367 points and a three-time first-team all-state honoree
  • As a senior averaged 20.2 points, 8.9 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.1 steals as Orem finished 18-9 overall, 10-2 in region play and advanced to the 4A state championship game
  • Named first-team all-state by the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune
  • As a junior averaged 17.5 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.7 assists and 1.3 steals and hit 21 threes as Orem finished 20-4 overall and 13-1 in region play
  • Named first-team all-state by the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune, All-Valley by the Daily Herald
  • As a sophomore averaged 12.5 points and 5.5 rebounds and hit 33 threes as Orem finished 24-1 overall, 14-0 in region play and won the 4A Utah state title
  • Named first-team all-state by the Deseret News and the Salt Lake Tribune and All-Valley by the Daily Herald
  • Named the 4A Tournament MVP as a sophomore
  • National position recruiting rankings: 51st by ESPN
  • Played for the Utah Prospects during the AAU season


2014-2015 | Freshman Year

  • Played in 27 games and started 2
  • 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)
  • Posted 10 points, 3 rebounds, 2 assists and 1 steal vs. Southern Virginia
  • Had 7 points, 3 rebounds, 1 assist and 1 block vs. Chaminade
  • Totaled 5 points and 4 boards at Weber State
  • Hit 4 of 4 from the field for 8 points and added 3 rebounds and 1 steal at San Diego