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Tuesday, May 5, 2009

WNBA’s Fever sign KU product Dixon

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Kansas University product Tamecka Dixon has signed a free-agent contract with the Indiana Fever of the WNBA.

A three-time WNBA All-Star and one of the league's all-time leading scorers, Dixon has played in the WNBA since its inception in 1997 and is 21st on the league’s career scoring list with 3,368 points. She has played the last three seasons with the Houston Comets.

Dixon spent her first nine years in the WNBA with the Los Angeles Sparks, winning championships in 2001 and 2002. She was on the Western Conference All-Star team in 2001, 2002 and 2003.

She was selected to start for the West in 2003. Dixon is among the WNBA’s career top 10 in assists (eighth) with 924 and is 20th in league history in steals with 342.

Comments

Toto_the_great 10 years, 8 months ago

Dixon was a beast while at KU. I gained a new respect for women's hoops when I played against her at Robinson. She lite me up like a Christmas tree. TD, AA, and LW... those are some of the best girls I have ever seen play and the great thing is they all were 'Hawks.

FSUJHAWK 10 years, 8 months ago

I am happy for Tamecka. She's legendary at KU and has had a great WNBA career. I also played against her at Robinson. Fortunately I didn't share the same experience as Toto but I suspect she was taking it easy on me :).

oregonjhawk 10 years, 8 months ago

She's super cool too. I remember standing behind her in line at Strong Hall, waiting to register for classes. We chatted for a bit - she was really smart and down to earth.

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