Derrick Walton Jr. 10
Derrick  Walton Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Chandler Park Academy

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 185

Position:
G


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

11/20/2014

Kornacki: Albrecht, Walton Team Up to Help Wolverines Beat Detroit

Kornacki: Albrecht, Walton Team Up to Help Men's Hoops Beat Detroit

11/15/2014

Trio of 20-Point Scorers Leads U-M to Season-Opening Victory

Trio of 20-Point Scorers Leads Men's Hoops to Season-Opening Win

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.

11/15/2013

Derrick Walton Jr. Media Roundtable

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

Career Notes (2014, '15)
• Played in 56 career games
• Holds a 44-25 career record
• Helped U-M to one NCAA Tournament selection (2014)
• Helped U-M advance to its second straight NCAA Elite Eight appearance (2014)
• Helped U-M to its first outright Big Ten regular-season title in 28 years (2014)
• Helped U-M to its first No. 1 seed at the Big Ten Tournament (2014)
• Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2014)

Sophomore (2014-15) ... PRESEASON HONORS: BTN.com Preseason All-Big Ten, Third Team ... Athlon Sports Preseason All-Big Ten, Third Team and Top Point Guard (No. 13) ... Helped U-M to a 16-16 overall record ... Helped U-M to highlighted wins against 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) ... 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-points 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) ... 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. 3Wisconsin (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 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 ... 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. ... School of Kinesiology ... Sport Management major.

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

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