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Michigan used a dominant first half to topple Bucknell, 77-53.
Michigan prevailed Saturday in its season opener against Hillsdale College.
A look back at U-M's season-opening win over Hillsdale College.
Derrick Walton Jr. before the Houston Baptist game.
• Played in 98 career games, needing one games to become the 65th Wolverine to surpass 100 career games
• Scored 991 career points, needing nine to become the 51st U-M 1,000 point scorer
• Recorded 346 career assists, needing 54 to become ninth Wolverine with 400-plus in career
• Recorded just the fifth triple-double in U-M history with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists against Youngstown State (Dec. 19, 2015)
• All-Big Ten third team (2016, B1G Coaches), honorable mention (2016, media)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2014)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 27, 2014)
• U-M's Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player (2016)
• U-M's Gary Grant Award for Most Assists (2016)
• U-M's Loy Vaught Rebounding Award (2016)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014)
• 2K Classic All-Tournament team
• Started all nine games for the Maize and Blue
• Averaging 12.1 points per game
• Led the Wolverines with 23 points on 7-of-12 shooting from three-point range in the 2K Classic championship game win over SMU (Nov. 18)
• Has scored 20 or more points in a game twice this season, as he had 20 points in the win over Howard (Nov. 11)
• Tied a season high with six rebounds in a win over Mount St. Mary's (Nov. 26)
• Is 26-for-29 (89.7 percent) from the free-throw line.
• Averaging 4.0 assists per game
• Had a season-high eight helpers in the Kennesaw State win (Dec. 3)
• Averaging 34 minutes per game
• Started 33 games, missing three games due to left ankle injury
• Helped U-M return to NCAA Tournament, earning No. 11 seed in the East regional
• Played in program's first NCAA First Four defeating Tulsa (W, 67-62; March 16) and advancing to NCAA first round match-up against No. 6 Notre Dame (L, 70-63; March 18)
• Helped U-M advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinal for the sixth time after a buzzer beating win over No. 1 seed Indiana (W, 72-69; March 11) -- U-M's first win over a No. 1 seed at the conference tournament
• Recorded U-M's fifth triple-double in program history with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists against Youngstown State (Dec. 19)
• Recorded a double-double on road win at Nebraska (Jan. 23) with 19 points and a career-best 12 rebounds
• Averaged 11.6 points per game, posting 23 double-figure games, with three 20-plus point games including a career-best 26 points at Minnesota (Feb. 10)
• Averaged a team and career-best 5.4 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game
• Recorded two 10-plus assist games, including a career-best 13 against Youngstown State and 12 vs. Indiana (March 11) in Big Ten Tournament, which set the conference tournament single game record
• Led U-M with 59 steals (1.8 spg), including a career-best six steals vs. Notre Dame (March 18) in the NCAA Tournament
• Averaged 33.6 minutes per game, playing over 1,000 minutes (1,108) and recording 26 games of 30-plus minutes including a season-best 41 minutes in overtime game vs. Northwestern (March 10) at the Big Ten Tournament
• Started 19 games before suffering season ending injury to his left toe/foot vs. Villanova (Nov. 25) in the championship game of the Legends Classic -- fifth game of season
• Played through injury over the next 14 games before it impacted his overall left foot causing him to miss the final 12 games of the season
• Helped U-M to highlighted season wins over Syracuse (68-65; Dec. 2) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge; vs. Oregon (70-63; Nov. 24) in the semifinal of the Legends Classic and 24/23 Ohio State (64-57; Feb. 22)
• Averaged 10.7 points per game, scoring in double figures in 11 games, including a season-best 22 points against Hillsdale (Nov. 15)
• Averaged 4.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game
• Averaged 33.3 minutes per game playing 20-plus minutes in 19 games with a season-best 40 minutes, three times -- Detroit (Nov.. 20), Northwestern (Jan. 17) and Wisconsin (Jan. 24)
• One of seven Wolverines to play in all 37 games -- joining graduate student Jordan Morgan, senior Jon Horford, juniors Spike Albrecht and Glenn Robinson III, sophomore Caris LeVert and freshman Zak Irvin
• Started 36 games, missing only start due to illness against Iowa, Jan. 22
• Helped U-M to its fourth straight 20-plus win season (28-9)
• Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship in 28 years (1986), winning league by three games (15-3)
• Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed at the Big Ten Tournament, advancing to championship game for first time in 16 years (1998) -- just U-M's second all-time championship game appearance
• Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance; advanced to the Elite Eight for second straight year, just missed second straight Final Four falling to Kentucky, 75-72, on a last second three-pointer
• 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)
• Recorded first career double-double with 13 points, 10 rebounds at Ohio State (Feb. 11)
• Averaged 7.9 points per game, scoring in double figures in 12 games including a season-best 19 points at Michigan State (Jan. 25)
• Averaged 3.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game
• Averaged 26.7 minutes per game, playing 30-plus minutes in 16 games
• Played at Chandler Park Academy under coach, and father, Derrick Walton Sr.
• Parade All-American (2013)
• Michigan Gatorade Player of the Year (2013)
• Mr. Basketball of Michigan Runner-up (2013)
• Associated Press Class B Player of the Year (2013), Class B All-State first team (2011, '12, '13)
• Detroit News Dream Team (2013), Class B All-State first team (2012) and second team (2011), All-East first team (2011, '12, '13)
• Detroit Free Press Class B All-State first team (2012) and second team (2011), All-Metro (2012, '13), All-East first team (2012, '13) and second team (2011)
• Averaged 20-plus points in all four varsity seasons -- 26.2 ppg (2013), 26.1 ppg (2012), 24.0 ppg (2011) and 20.0 ppg (2010); finishing career with well over 2,000 points
• Helped Chandler Park to four straight Charter School League titles, not losing a league game in four seasons
• Helped Chandler Park to back-to-back District titles (2012, '13), reaching regional semifinal (2013) and championship (2012)
• As a senior, averaged 26.2 points, 7.7 rebounds, 10.1 assists and 5.4 steals per game, recording four triple-doubles
• As a junior, averaged 26.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 7.3 steals per game, recording a quadruple-double against Cesar Chavez Academy (Jan. 31) -- 34 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals
• Played for Team USA in 2012 Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany (April 7-14); helped Team USA to a seventh (3-3); played in all six games with one start averaging 7.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.3 assists
• Played AAU with the Michigan Mustangs and the Super Friends
• Given name is Derrick Walton Jr.
• Born April 3, 1995, in Detroit, Mich.
• Son of Angela and Derrick Walton Sr.
• School of Kinesiology
• Sport Management Major
• Wears No. 10 in honor of Dorian Dawkins, who passed away in 2009 after collapsing at a basketball game
• Possesses a high basketball IQ
• Outstanding court vision and strong passer
• Versatile scorer who can create off the dribble or knock down long range bucket
• Verbally committed to Michigan (August 1, 2011) and signed (Nov. 16, 2012)