Updated on 2/2/23. Written by Alan Lu.
Classification: Redshirt Junior
Projected Draft Range: Likely Undrafted
Decent low post scorer
Decent shooter, especially from the mid-range
Adequate playmaker for his size
Above average athlete
Has good strength
Can struggle to score in traffic
Can tend to be too scoring focused on offense
Not an elite rebounder
Can struggle to guard quicker players
Not an elite athlete
May be in between forward positions
Eric Dixon is a strong, mobile big man that has become Villanova’s go-to scorer under their new head coach Kyle Neptune, and Dixon has operated primarily as a post-up scorer and spot-up shooter for Villanova.
Dixon has provided them with shooting and scoring when Whitmore was injured early on and has continued to provide them consistent scoring since. Villanova has had their ups and downs since Whitmore’s return, as they haven’t always integrated Whitmore very well into their offense, but Dixon has had a solid junior season this year, and could garner some looks from NBA teams when he decides to declare to enter the NBA draft.
Villanova Basketball Bio
YouTube’s 12/31/22 Highlights of the Villanova-Marquette Game via DSRHIGHLIGHTS
2/1/23 Villanova vs. Marquette
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