A Bit Longer

It looks like that Jermaine Dixon return is put on hold yet again.
Pitt senior guard Jermaine Dixon will be out another two to three weeks while he rehabilitates a slow-to-heal foot injury. Dixon will miss next week's O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic in Kansas City as well as the home game against Youngstown State Nov. 28.

That's not really a huge surprise in my opinion. In the quotes I've seen from Dixon, he sounded kind of undecided when he might come back. Here's one where he emphasized the need to be cautious.

It's not a huge setback if you really think about it. Pitt has an abundance of guards/small forwards that have been filling in pretty well. And even if he got back in time for the Wichita State and Texas/Iowa games, he wouldn't likely be at 100% and would be seeing his first game action of the year. It's best that he rest a bit and get back healthy for the Big East season. His leadership will be needed as the games will get kicked up a notch.

That 2-3 week timetable would put him back right around the Indiana game at MSG on December 8th. After that are three more non-conference games before the Big East season gets underway.

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