Dalton Nixon
Forward 33
Ht/Wt
6'
7"
|
215 lbs.
Class
Senior
Hometown
Orem, 
Utah
Last School
Orem High School
Roster Years
2014-2015 | 2017-2020


Personal

  • Wife Taylen Ballard-Nixon plays on the BYU women's volleyball team
  • Parents are Kevin and Stephanie Nixon
  • Has two sisters
  • His father Kevin Nixon played at BYU from 1991-93
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Boston
  • 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
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year 2014-2015

  • 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
Sophmore Year 2017-2018

  • Played in 23 games, missed 12 due to injury
  • Received the Best Conditioned Post Player Award at the end of season banquet
  • Posted season highs of 15 points (UT Arlington), 8 rebounds (UT Arlington), 4 assists (Saint Mary’s), 1 block (5 times), 2 steals (twice) and 2 3-point field goals (at Portland)
  • Hit 5 of 6 from the field and 5 of 6 from the free-throw line for a career-best 15 points vs. UT Arlington
  • Made 5 of 6 field goals for 12 points vs. Santa Clara
  • At Portland made 5 of 10 from the field and 2 of 4 from 3-point field goals for 14 points
  • Against Saint Mary’s in the WCC Championships had 10 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal
  • Scored in double figures four times
  • Led the team in scoring once, rebounds twice and assists once
Junior Year 2018-2019

  • Played in 25 games and started 8
  • Posted season highs of 15 points (Northwestern State), 7 rebounds (twice), 4 assists (Houston), 2 blocks (San Diego) and 3 steals (Utah State)
  • Hit 5 of 9 from the field and 4 of 4 from the free-throw line for 15 points vs. Northwestern State
  • Posted 5 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists vs. Houston
Senior Year 2019-2020

  • Played in 28 games and started 16
  • Posted season highs of 17 points (vs. UNLV), 11 rebounds (Portland), 3 (four times), 3 steals (vs. Kansas), 1 block (10 times)
  • Scored in double figures seven times and had double figure rebounds twice
  • Had one double-double
  • Had three steals once and three-plus 3-pointers once
  • Led the team in scoring once, rebounding five times and assists once
Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year