Derrick Walton Jr. 10
Derrick Walton Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Chandler Park Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 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.

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Career Notes (2014)
• 2014 Big Ten All-Freshman Team
• Played in all 37 career games; has not miss a game in career
• Helped U-M to 2014 NCAA Elite Eight
• Helped U-M to its first outright Big Ten regular-season title in 28 years
• Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed at the Big Ten Tournament in 2014

Freshman (2013-14) ... BIG TEN HONORS: All-Big Ten Freshman Team ... Freshman of the Week (Jan. 27) ... MICHIGAN HONORS: U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ... Helped U-M to a 28-9 overall record, fourth straight season program has won 20-plus wins ... 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) ... Helped U-M win its first outright Big Ten Championship since 1986, winning the league by three games (15-3) ... Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed in the Big Ten Tournament and advance to championship game for first time since 1998 ... Helped U-M earn the No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament Midwest region, the program's fourth straight NCAA Tournament appearance ... 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 ... Played in all 37 games, one of seven Wolverines to do so ... Had 36 starts ... Averaged 7.9 points per game, scoring 294 total points ... Scored in double figures in 12 games ... Scored a career-best 19 points at Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... Averaged 3.0 rebounds per game, grabbing 112 total boards ... 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 ... Had a career-best six field goals, three times ... Shot 41.0 percent (43-for-105) from three-point range ... Had a career-best three three-point field goals, three times ... Shot 79.3 percent (69-for-87) from the free-throw line ... Recorded a career-best 9-for-10 from the free throw line at Michigan State ... Recorded 106 assists, with a career-best seven assists against Coppin State (Nov. 29) ... Recorded one block, with a career-best one block vs. Michigan State (March 16) ... Recorded 21 steals, with a career-best three steals against UMass-Lowell (Nov. 8) ... Averaged 26.7 minutes per game ... Played 30-plus minutes in 16 games ... Played a career-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 ... 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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