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Blog: Former UGA hoops player transferring to Division II program

Tim Dixon is going back home to continue his college basketball career.

The former Georgia reserve forward/center has signed with Columbus State, the NCAA Division II program confirmed. The 6-foot-10 Dixon played at Kendrick High in Columbus before transferring his senior season to Oldsmar (Fla.) Christian. He’s eligible to play immediately this coming season.

Georgia announced on April 17 that Dixon was transferring with one season of eligibility remaining.

He averaged 7.8 minutes, 1.3 rebounds and 0.8 points per per game last season.

Columbus State finished 14-13 last season when it was fifth in the Peach Belt Conference West Division.

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