Freshman (2014-15) ... Elected to medical redshirt the season after a left knee injury sidelined him for 27 games ... Sprained his knee vs. Villanova (Nov. 25) in the championship game of the Legends Classic ... Became a valued member of U-M's practice/scout team near the end of the season after recovery ... 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) ... Played in five games this year before an injury ... Made his U-M and collegiate debut against Hillsdale (Nov. 15), finishing with a career-best two points, a career-best four rebounds in a career-best nine minutes ... Averaged 1.2 rebounds per game, grabbing six total ... Recorded three blocks, with a career-best one block, three times ... Averaged 4.8 minutes per game.
Prep Career ... Capital Christian School (2014) ... Coached by Devon Jones ... MaxPreps Division IV Most Valuable Player (2014) ... MaxPreps California All-State, second team (2014) ... MaxPreps All-NorCal, first team (2014) ... Golden Empire League MVP (2014) ... Posted a 80-15 three-year varsity record ... As a senior (2013-14) ... Averaged 13.9 points, 6.3 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game ... Led Capital Christian to a 28-4 record, 10-0 Golden Empire League (first place) and a final No. 3 state ranking ... Lost to Bishop O'Dowd (70-60) the CIF Open Division Regional Final ... Defeated Archbishop Mitty (70-57) to reach the final ... Led Capital Christian to CIF Sac-Joaquin Sectional title after defeating Central Catholic (62-41) ... Reached the final after wins over Forest Lake Christian (86-27) and Elliot Christian (88-47) ... Posted 22 games with 10-plus points, with six 20-plus point games and a career-best 27 against West Campus (Feb. 5) ... As a junior (2012-13) ... Averaged 9.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1,7 assists per game ... Led Capital Christian to 26-5 record, 8-2 Golden Empire League (tied first-place)... Lost to St. Joseph Notre Dame (50-36) in semifinals of CIF Division V state tournament ... Advanced to state semifinals after wins over University (66-50) in regional semifinal and Head-Royce (79-59) in regional quarterfinal ... Posted 13 games with 10-plus points with two 20-plus point games including a season-best 21 against Bella Vista (Dec. 7) ... As a sophomore (2012-11) ... Averaged 8.6 points and 5.8 rebounds per game ... Led Capital Christian to 26-6 record, 9-1 Golden Empire League ... Lost to Branson (44-42) in regional quarterfinal of CIF Division V tournament ... Advanced to quarterfinal after win over Tulelake (79-27) in state tournament first round ... Posted 15 games with 10-plus points, including a season-best 20 points against Cosumnes Oaks (Dec. 16).
Personal ... 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 ... Right-handed ... Has a 7-3 wing span ... High School has an enrollment of 400 ... Signed with Michigan (Nov. 13, 2013) ... Verbally committed to Michigan (Oct. 6, 2013).
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