Family, hoops guide Pitt's Dixon

Originally Published: March 4, 2010
By Dana O'Neil | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- Phil and Juan Dixon grew up on the Baltimore basketball courts, honing their skills well enough to parlay them into collegiate success: Phil as a Division III All-American, and Juan as an ACC Player of the Year and national champion at the University of Maryland.

Whenever they practiced, they dragged their younger brother, Jermaine, along with them.

By the time Jermaine was a preteen, Phil and Juan were convinced.

The basketball gods had skipped ...

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