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Derrick Walton Jr. 10
Derrick Walton Jr.

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Chandler Park Academy

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
Guard


01/27/2014

Big Week Nets Big Ten Honors for Stauskas, Walton

Big Week Nets Men's Hoops Big Ten Honors for Stauskas, Walton

10/30/2013

Walton Creates a Spark in Wolverine Debut

Walton Creates a Spark in Men's Basketball Debut

12/06/2013

Derrick Walton Jr. Roundtable

Derrick Walton Jr. before the Houston Baptist game.

11/15/2013

Derrick Walton Jr. Media Roundtable

Derrick Walton Jr. on Friday before the Iowa State game.

In-Season Bio Updates Acrobat icon

Freshman (2013-14) ... BIG TEN HONORS: Freshman of the Week (Jan. 27) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986 ... Helped U-M reach the Elite Eight for the second straight season ... Appeared in all 37 games this season, including 36 starts ... Scored 294 points (7.9 ppg) and grabbed 112 rebounds (3.0 rpg) ... Finished with 106 assists (2.9 apg), which is third-most on the team ... Shot 42.9 percent (91-for-212) from the field ... Shot 41.0 percent (43-for-105) from three-point range ... Shot 79.3 percent (69-for-87) from the free-throw line ... Scored in double figures 12 times, including seven times in Big Ten play ... Had a season-best 19 points, including 9-for-10 from the free-throw line, at No. 3 Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... Scored 15 points, including going 3-for-5 from three-point range, against Florida State (Nov. 22) ... Recorded his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds at Ohio State (Feb. 11), also had six assists in the contest ... Dished out a season-best seven assists against Coppin State (Nov. 29) ... Averaged 26.7 minutes per game.

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 ... As a senior (2012-13) ... Averaged 26.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 7.3 steals per game ... Led Chandler Park to a 20-4 record ... Led Chandler Park to the Charter School League title (8-0) ... Lost to Detroit Country Day (75-57) in Class B regional semifinal, finished with 14 points ... 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 ... Recorded four triple-doubles on the season ... Had 29 points, eight rebounds and 20 assists against PEC Prep ... Spring 2012 ... Playing for Team USA in Albert Schweitzer Tournament in Mannheim, Germany (April 7-14) ... Led Team USA to a seventh-place finish with a 3-3 record ... Played in all six games with one start (vs. France) ... Averaged 7.7 points. 1.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists and per game ... Shot 88.2 percent (15-for-17) from the free throw line ... Played 23.5 minutes per game ... Closed with a tournament-best 20 points, three assists and five steals in the seventh-place game vs. France ... Scored 10 points vs. Spain and vs. Serbia ... 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) for a seventh-place team finish ... As a junior (2011-12) ... Averaged 26.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, 7.0 assists and 7.3 steals per game ... Led Chandler Park to 18-6 record ... Led Chandler Park to the Charter School League title (11-0) ... Lost to Detroit Country Day (89-52) in Class B regional championship, finished with 19 points ... Advanced to championship after win over Clintondale (66-37) semifinal ... Led Chandler Park to its first District title after wins over Detroit Crockett (68-63) in final and Harper Woods (69-54) in semifinal ... Had 47 points, 12 rebounds and five assists against Detroit Crockett ... Recorded quadruple-double in late January with 34 points, 11 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 steals ... As a sophomore (2010-11) ... Averaged 24.0 points and 5.0 assists ... Helped Chandler Park to an 18-2 record ... Led Chandler Park to the Charter School League title (9-0) ... Lost to Detroit Osborn (63-52) in Class B District 42 title game ... Advanced to championship after wins over Detroit Crockett (55-50) and Harper Woods (67-50) ... As a freshman (2009-10) ... Averaged 20.0 points, 8.0 assists and 3.0 steals ... Lost to Detroit City in Class C District semifinal ... Advanced to semifinal after win over Harper Woods (67-31) ... 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 ... Undecided major ... Personal Notes ... Right-Handed ... Verbally committed to Michigan (August 1, 2011) ... Signed with Michigan (Nov. 16, 2012).

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