Derrick Walton Jr. 10
Derrick  Walton Jr.

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Chandler Park Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
G


03/07/2016

Walton, Irvin Garner All-Big Ten Conference Honors

Walton, Irvin Earn Garner All-Big Ten Men's Basketball Honors

12/19/2015

Kornacki: Walton Gets Triple-Double, Who's Next?

Kornacki: Walton Gets Triple-Double, Who's Next?

01/25/2015

Kornacki: Derrick Walton Jr. Comes Up Big Even in Defeat

Kornacki: Derrick Walton Jr. Comes Up Big Even in Defeat

01/10/2015

Michigan Throws Down Minnesota in Throwbacks

Men's Hoops Throws Down Minnesota in Throwbacks

01/06/2015

Maize & Blue Handles Penn State for Road Victory

Men's Basketball Handles Penn State for Road Victory

11/16/2015

Men's Basketball Highlights - Elon

11/17/2014

Men's Hoops Cruises Past Bucknell

Michigan used a dominant first half to topple Bucknell, 77-53.

11/15/2014

Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Hillsdale College

Michigan prevailed Saturday in its season opener against Hillsdale College.

11/15/2014

Men's Basketball Wins Season Opener

A look back at U-M's season-opening win over Hillsdale College.

12/06/2013

Derrick Walton Jr. Roundtable

Derrick Walton Jr. before the Houston Baptist game.

03/18/2016

No. 6 Notre Dame vs No. 11 Michigan

No. 6 Notre Dame vs No. 11 Michigan

11/20/2015

Xavier vs. Michigan

Michigan hosts the Musketeers.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Michigan Career
• Played in 89 career games
• Holds a 67-38 career record
• PRESEASON HONORS: BTN.com Preseason All-Big Ten, Third Team (2015)
• Athlon Sports Preseason All-Big Ten, Third Team and Top Point Guard No. 13, (2015)
• Helped U-M to highlighted wins against Syracuse (68-65) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge; vs. Oregon (70-63) in the semifinal of the Legends Classic and No. 24/23 Ohio State (64-57) (2015)
• Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins (2014)
• Helped U-M defeated three straight top-10 opponents for the first time in school history -- at No. 3 Wisconsin (77-70, Jan. 18); against No. 10 Iowa (75-67, Jan. 22) and at No. 3 Michigan State (80-75, Jan. 25) (2014)
• Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten championship since 1986, winning the league by three games (15-3) (2014)
• Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 (2014)
• Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance (2014)
• Helped U-M advance to the Elite Eight for second straight year before falling to Kentucky, 75-72, on a last-second three-point field goal (2014)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2014)
• BIG TEN HONORS: All-Big Ten Freshman Team (2014)
• Freshman of the Week, Jan.27 (2014)
• MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014)
• Set the all-time, Big Ten Tournament record for most assists (12) in a single game in upset win over No. 10 Indiana, one seed in the tournament. With 22 assists over the course of the tournament, now ranks fourth all-time for assists in a single tournament

Junior (2015-16)
• Helped the Wolverines to a 20-plus win season (23-13)
• Helped the Wolverines reach the NCAA Tournament for the 26th time, winning the First Four game vs. Tulsa (March 16; 67-62) before falling to Notre Dame (March 18; 63-70) in the first round.
• Started 33 games; missed three games due to left ankle injury suffered at N.C. State (Dec. 1)
• Averaging 11.6 points per game
• Posted 23 double-figure games, with three 20-plus point games
• Scored career-high 26 points at Minnesota (Feb. 10) while grabbing eight boards and 7 assists. Walton went 9-for-15 (60 percent) from the floor and 5-for-8 from long distance
• Recorded U-M's fifth triple-double with 10 points, 11 rebounds (career-best) and 13 assists (career-best) against Youngstown State (Dec. 19)
• Recorded a double-double on road win at Nebraska (Jan. 23) with 19 points and a new career-best 12 rebounds
• Averaging a team- and career-high of 5.4 rebounds per game with a career-best 4.5 assists per game
• Had a career-high six steals against Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (March 18)
• Made a career-high 11 free-throws on a career-high attempts of 12 against Minnesota (Jan. 20)
• Helped U-M to a fifth place finish in "Battle 4 Atlantis"
• Helped the Wolverines set a "Battle 4 Atlantis" tournament record with 102 points against Charlotte (Nov. 26, 2015)
• Helped the Wolverines to a highlighted wins over No. 3 Maryland, 70-67 (Jan. 12) and No. 18/16 Purdue, 61-56 (Feb. 13)
• Helped the Wolverines advance to Big Ten Tournament semi-finals due to a 72-69, upset win over No. 10 Indiana, first seed in the tournament
• Helped the Wolverines set a single-game record of three-point field-goals (17) made against Bryant (Dec. 23)

Sophomore (2014-15)
• Helped U-M to a 16-16 overall record
• Started 19 games before suffering season-ending injury to his left toe/foot
• Injured left toe vs. Villanova (Nov. 25) in the championship game of the Legends Classic -- fifth game of season
• Played through injury before it impacted his overall left foot, causing him to miss the final 12 games
• Averaged 10.7 points per game, scoring 204 total points
• Scored in double figures in 11 games
• Scored a career-high 22 points against Hillsdale (Nov. 15)
• Averaged 4.7 rebounds, grabbing 89 total boards ... Had five-plus rebounds in 11 games
• Had a season-best eight rebounds against Bucknell (Nov. 17)
• Shot 34.6 percent (55-for-159) from the floor
• Made a season-best five field goals, three times
• Attempted a career-best 13 shots against SMU (Dec. 20)
• Shot 35.8 percent (29-for-81) from three-point range
• Made a career-best four three-pointers against Northwestern (Jan. 17)
• Attempted a career-best 10 three-pointers against SMU
• Shot 83.3 percent (65-for-78) from the free throw line
• Went a career-best-tying 9-for-10 from the free throw line against Hillsdale (Nov. 15)
• Recorded 57 assists (3.0 apg), with a career-best nine against Coppin State (Dec. 22)
• Had three-plus assists in nine games
• Recorded one block, with a career-best-tying one block against Coppin State
• Recorded 23 steals, with a career-best four against Eastern Michigan (Dec. 9)
• Averaged 33.3 minutes per game
• Played 20-plus minutes in 19 games
• Played a career-best 40 minutes, three times -- Detroit (Nov. 20), Northwestern (Jan. 17) and Wisconsin (Jan. 24)

Freshman (2013-14)
• Played in all 37 games (36 starts), one of seven Wolverines to do so
• Averaged 7.9 points per game, scoring 294 total points
• Scored in double figures in 12 games
• Scored a season-best 19 points at Michigan State (Jan. 25)
• Averaged 3.0 rebounds per game, grabbing 112 total boards
• Had five-plus rebounds in seven games
• Had a career-best 10 rebounds at Ohio State (Feb. 11)
• Posted first career double-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds at Ohio State, adding six assists
• Shot 42.9 percent (91-for-212) from the field
• Made a career-best six field goals, three times
• Attempted a season-best 11 vs. Long Beach State (Nov. 11) in the first round of the Puerto Rico Tipoff
• Shot 41.0 percent (43-for-105) from three-point range
• Made a season-best three three-pointers, three times
• Attempted a season-best seven three-pointers vs. Long Beach State
• Shot 79.3 percent (69-for-87) from the free throw line
• Went a career-best 9-for-10 from the free throw line at Michigan State
• Recorded 106 assists, with a season-best seven assists against Coppin State (Nov. 29)
• Had three-plus assists in 21 games
• Recorded one block, with a career-best one block vs. Michigan State (March 16)
• Recorded 21 steals, with a season-best three steals against UMass-Lowell (Nov. 8)
• Averaged 26.7 minutes per game
• Played 30-plus minutes in 16 games
• Played a season-best 36 minutes at Ohio State.

Prep Career
• Chandler Park Academy (2013)
• Coached by father, Derrick Walton Sr.
• Associated Press Class B Player of the Year (2013)
• Michigan Gatorade Player of the Year (2013)
• Mr. Basketball of Michigan Finalist (2013)
• Associated Press Class B All-State first team (2011, '12, '13)
• Detroit News Dream Team (2013)
• Detroit News Class B All-State first team (2012) and second team (2011)
• Detroit Free Press Class B All-State first team (2012) and second team (2011)
• Detroit News All-East first team (2011, '12, '13)
• Detroit Free Press All-Metro (2012, '13)
• Detroit Free Press All-East first team (2012, '13) and second team (2011)
• Four-year varsity starter
• Surpassed 1,500 career points after his junior season
• Finished with over 2,000 career points
• Led Chandler Park to a 20-4 record (2013)
• Led Chandler Park to the Charter School League title, 8-0 (2013)
• Lost to Detroit Country Day (75-57) in Class B regional semifinal, finished with 14 points (2013)
• Led Chandler Park to its second District title after wins over Detroit Osborn (78-58) in the final and Center Line (91-50) in the semifinal (2013)
• Recorded four triple-doubles on the season (2013)
• Playing for Team USA in Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany (2012)
• Led Team USA to a seventh-place finish with a 3-3 record, playing in all six games
• Closed with a tournament-best 20 points, three assists and five steals in the seventh-place game vs. France
• Led USA to a 2-1 preliminary record with wins over Greece (76-63) and Denmark (77-67) before losing to Serbia (78-68). In tournament play, lost to Spain (92-81) and Russia (98-78) before defeating France (87-81)
• Led Chandler Park to 18-6 record (2012)
• Led Chandler Park to the Charter School League title, 11-0 (2012)
• Advanced to championship after win over Clintondale (66-37) semifinal (2012)
• Led Chandler Park to its first District title after wins over Detroit Crockett (68-63) in final and Harper Woods (69-54) in semifinal (2012)
• Had 47 points, 12 rebounds and five assists against Detroit Crockett (2012)
• Recorded quadruple-double in late January with 34 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals (2012)
• Helped Chandler Park to an 18-2 record (2011)
• Led Chandler Park to the Charter School League title, 9-0 (2011)
• Advanced to Class B District 42 Championship after wins over Detroit Crockett (55-50) and Harper Woods (67-50) (2011)
• Advanced to Detroit City District semifinal after win over Harper Woods, 67-31 (2010)
• AAU: Played with the Michigan Mustangs and the Super Friends

Personal
• Given name is Derrick Walton Jr.
• Born April 3, 1995, in Detroit, Mich.
• Son of Angela and Derrick Walton Sr.
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts, general studies major

Personal Notes
• Right-Handed
• Verbally committed to Michigan (August 1, 2011)
• Signed with Michigan (Nov. 16, 2012).

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