D.J. Wilson 5
D.J.  Wilson

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Capital Christian School

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 240

Position:
F


11/20/2015

Xavier vs. Michigan

Michigan hosts the Musketeers.

CAREER GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS

Michigan Career
• 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)

Sophomore/Freshman (2015-16)
• Helped the Wolverines to a 20-plus win season (23-13)
• Helped the Wolverines reach the NCAA Tournament for the 26th time, winning the First Four game vs. Tulsa (March 16; 67-62) before falling to Notre Dame (March 18; 63-70)
• Played in 26 games; off the bench
• Missed two games -- Delaware State (Dec. 12) and Northern Kentucky (Dec. 15) with a right ankle injury
• Averaged 2.7 points per game
• Scored a career-best 12 points against Youngstown State (Dec. 19) -- went 5-for-6 from the field with 2-for-3 from long range in just six minutes of action
• Recorded 10 blocks of the season
• Averaging 7.1 minutes per game
• Helped U-M to a fifth place finish in "Battle 4 Atlantis"
• Helped the Wolverines set a "Battle 4 Atlantis" tournament record with 102 points against Charlotte (Nov. 26, 2015)
• Helped U-M set a single-game record of 3-point field-goals (17) made against Bryant (Dec. 23)
• Helped the Wolverines to a highlighted wins over No. 3 Maryland, 70-67 (Jan. 12) and No. 18/16 Purdue, 61-56 (Feb. 13)
• Helped the Wolverines advance to Big Ten Tournament semi-finals due to a 72-69, upset win over No. 10 Indiana, first-seed in the tournament

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
• 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
• Led Capital Christian to a 28-4 record, 10-0 Golden Empire League (first place) and a final No. 3 state ranking (2014)
• Defeated Archbishop Mitty (70-57) to reach the CIF Open Division Regional Final (2014)
• Led Capital Christian to CIF Sac-Joaquin Sectional title after defeating Central Catholic (62-41) (2014)
• Reached the final after wins over Forest Lake Christian (86-27) and Elliot Christian (88-47) (2014)
• Posted 22 games with 10-plus points, with six 20-plus point games and a career-best 27 against West Campus (2014)
• Led Capital Christian to 26-5 record, 8-2 Golden Empire League -- tied first-place (2013)
• Advanced to state semifinals after wins over University (66-50) in regional semifinal and Head-Royce (79-59) in regional quarterfinal (2013)
• Posted 13 games with 10-plus points with two 20-plus point games including a season-best 21 against Bella Vista (2013)
• Led Capital Christian to 26-6 record, 9-1 Golden Empire League (2012
• Advanced to quarterfinal after win over Tulelake (79-27) in state tournament first round (2012)
• Posted 15 games with 10-plus points, including a season-best 20 points against Cosumnes Oaks (2012)

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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