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Derrick  Walton Jr.


Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Chandler Park Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190



Walton Awarded Bill Buntin MVP Honor at Basketball Banquet

Walton Awarded Bill Buntin MVP Honor at Men's Basketball Banquet


Walton to Participate in State Farm Three-Point Championship

Walton to Participate in Men's Basketball Three-Point Contest


Kornacki: Against All Odds, Wolverines Prevail in D.C.

Kornacki: Against All Odds, Men's Basketball Prevails in D.C.


Champions! Michigan Grabs Big Ten Tournament Title

Champions! Men's Basketball Grabs B1G Tournament Title


Kornacki: Walton's Goal Now Within Reach for Wolverines

Kornacki: Walton's Goal Now Within Reach for Men's Hoops


Men's Basketball Highlights - Elon


Men's Hoops Cruises Past Bucknell

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


Men's Basketball Highlights vs. Hillsdale College

Michigan prevailed Saturday in its season opener against Hillsdale College.


Men's Basketball Wins Season Opener

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


Derrick Walton Jr. Roundtable

Derrick Walton Jr. before the Houston Baptist game.


Michigan vs. Texas

Dec. 6, 2016


No. 6 Notre Dame vs No. 11 Michigan

No. 6 Notre Dame vs No. 11 Michigan


Xavier vs. Michigan

Michigan hosts the Musketeers.


Michigan Career
• Played in 127 career games, ranking tied for 15th, 65th Wolverine to surpass 100 career games
• Started in 126 career games, ranking third all-time, 21st Wolverine to surpass 100 career games
• Played in 4,053 minutes, ranking eighth all-time, eighth Wolverine to surpass 4,000 minutes played
• Scored 1,471 career points, ranking 22nd all-time; 51st Wolverine to surpass 1,000 career points
• Recorded 499 career assists, ranking fourth all-time; ninth Wolverine with 400-plus in career
• Ranks tied for fourth all-time in three-point field goals made (233)
• Ranks second in career free-throw percentage (83.67%)
• Ranks eighth all-time in three-point field goals attempted (581)
• Ranks seventh all-time in steals (146)
• Is the only player in U-M history to score 1,000 points, pulled down 500 rebounds and dish out 400 assists
• Recorded just the fifth triple-double in U-M history with 10 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists against Youngstown State (Dec. 19, 2015)
• Owns U-M's single-game assist record with 16 at Nebraska (March 5, 2017)
• Owns U-M's single-season record for three-point field goals attempted (232, 2016-17)
• Big Ten Tournament Most Valuable Player (2017)
• All-Big Ten second team (2017, B1G Coaches & media)
• All-Big Ten third team (2016, B1G Coaches), honorable mention (2016, media)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2014)
• Big Ten Co-Player of the Week (Feb. 13, & March 6, 2017)
• Big Ten Freshman of the Week (Jan. 27, 2014)
• USBWA All-District V team (2017)
• NABC District 7 second team (2017)
• 2K Classic All-Tournament team (2016)
• U-M's Bill Buntin Most Valuable Player Award (2017)
• U-M's Thad Garner Leadership Award (2017)
• U-M's Award for Outstanding Free Throw Shooting (2017)
• U-M's Wayman Britt Outstanding Defensive Player (2016)
• 2x U-M's Gary Grant Award for Most Assists (2016, '17)
• U-M's Loy Vaught Rebounding Award (2016)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2014)

Senior (2016-17)
• Started all 38 games for the Maize and Blue, one of three Wolverines to start every game of the season
• Guided U-M to a Big Ten Tournament championship and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament's Sweet 16, including an upset of No. 2 seed Louisville
• Led the team and was eighth in the Big Ten with a 15.5 scoring average, while scoring in double figures in 31 of Michigan's 38 games
• Averaged 16.1 points, 5.2 rebounds, 4.9 assists and shot 43-for-101 (42.6 percent) from three-point range in conference games
• In the four Big Ten Tournament wins, averaged 20.5 points, 6.3 assists, 4.8 rebounds and was 22-for-23 (95.7 percent) from the free-throw line
• Posted a career-high 29 points in the Big Ten Tournament semifinal win over Minnesota (March 11) and had 13 20-plus point contests.
• Recorded four double-doubles on the season, including a 26-point, 11-rebound output against Oklahoma State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (March 17)
• Led U-M with 22 points while adding seven assists and six rebounds in the Big Ten Tournament championship game win over Wisconsin (March 12)
• Scored his 1,000th career point on a free throw at UCLA (Dec. 10)
• Dished out his 400th career assist in a win over Michigan State (Feb. 7)
• Set U-M's single-game assist mark with 16 in a win at Nebraska (March 5) while adding a season-high five steals
• Was 149-for-170 (87.6 percent) from the free-throw line, which was second in the Big Ten and third in U-M single season history
• Averaged 5.0 assists per game, which led the team and was fifth in the Big Ten
• Had a team-best 43 steals, including five in a win at Nebraska (March 5)
• Averaged 34.8 minutes per game, playing 40-plus minutes in overtime contests against Minnesota (Feb. 19) and Purdue (March 10)

Junior (2015-16)
• 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

Sophomore (2014-15)
• 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)

Freshman (2013-14)
• 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

Prep Career
• 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

Personal Notes
• 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)


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