D.J. Wilson 5
D.J.  Wilson


Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Capital Christian School

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240



Michigan vs. Texas

Dec. 6, 2016


Xavier vs. Michigan

Michigan hosts the Musketeers.


Junior (2016-17)
• Played in all 27 games for the Wolverines, starting the last 25 contests
• Averaging 10.4 points per game, which is fourth on the team
• In Big Ten games only, is averaging 12.1 points a contest
• Had career-highs in points (28), field-goals made (14), assists (6), minutes (44) and tied a career high with 14 rebounds at Iowa (Jan. 1)
• Leads the team with 5.6 rebounds per game and 38 blocked shots
• Hit a three-pointer as time expired to send the game at Minnesota (Feb. 19) into overtime
• Recorded three double-doubles on the season in wins over Marquette (10 pts., 12 reb.; Nov. 17) and Kennesaw State (15 pts., 11 reb.; Dec. 3) and a loss at Iowa (28 pts., 14 reb.; Jan. 1)
• Had 14 rebounds and five blocks in the win over IUPUI (Nov. 13)
• Is 110-for-199 (55.3 percent) from the field and 33-for-40 (82.5 percent) from the free-throw line
• Recorded a career-high three steals in a road win at Indiana (Feb. 12)
• Averaging 30.3 minutes per game

Sophomore (2015-16)
• Played in 26 games, primarily off the bench; missed two games due to right 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
• Averaged 2.7 points per game; scoring a career-best 12 points against Youngstown State (Dec. 19)
• Made eight three-pointers, which was nearly a third of his overall point production
• Recorded second most blocks (10); had a career-best two in upset win over No. 3 Maryland (Jan. 12)
• Averaged 6.1 minutes per game, playing 10-plus minutes in five games

Freshman (2014-15)
• Played in five games before left knee injury suffered vs. Villanova (Nov. 25) in the 2014 Legends Classic championship game sideline him for remainder of season; elected to take a redshirt
• Became a valued member of U-M's practice/scout team near the end of the season
• Made collegiate debut against Hillsdale (Nov. 15), finishing with a two points and four rebounds in nine minutes

Prep Career
• Played at Capital Christian School (2014) under coach Devon Jones
• MaxPreps All-NorCal first team, California All-State second team and Division IV Most Valuable Player (2014)
• Golden Empire League MVP (2014)
• Recorded a 80-15 three-year record -- 28-4 (2014), 26-5 (2013) and 26-6 (2012)
• In 2014 led Capital Christian to a final No. 3 state ranking as well as the CIF Sac-Joaquin Sectional title
• Helped Capital Christian to three straight Golden Empire Conference championships (2012, '13, 14)
• As a senior, averaged 13.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game; had 22 games with 10-plus points, with six 20-plus point games including a career-best 27 against West Campus (Feb. 5)
• As a junior, averaged 9.7 points and 4.6 rebounds, with 13 games of 10-plus points and two 20-plus point games including a season-best 21 against Bella Vista (Dec. 7)
• As a sophomore averaged 8.6 points and 5.8 rebounds; with 15 games of 10-plus points, including a season-best 20 points against Cosumnes Oaks (Dec. 16)

• Given name is DeVante Jaylen Wilson
• Born Feb. 19, 1996, in Mt. Shasta, Calif.
• Son of Taniya Ballard
• Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science & the Arts
• Undecided major

Personal Notes
• Goes by D.J.; middle name was inspired by Fab Fiver Jalen Rose
• Extremely athletic post player and is a threat from long range
• Has a 7-3 wing span and is right-handed
• Capital Christian High School has a total enrollment of 400
• Verbally committed to Michigan on Oct. 6, 2013 and signed on Nov. 13, 2013


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