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Video: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Max Bielfeldt talk overtime loss to Wisconsin
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Video: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Max Bielfeldt talk overtime loss to Wisconsin

Zak Irvin knew the shot was good from the moment it left Derrick Walton’s hands. But despite the sophomore guard’s three-pointer to force overtime, the Michigan basketball team fell to Wisconsin, 69-64, on Saturday night. After the game, Walton spoke about the dramatic shot, and Max Bielfeldt discussed the solid performances from the Wolverines’ three centers. Meanwhile, Irvin said Michigan doesn’t believe in moral victories.

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Michigan 62, Minnesota 57 - #20
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Derrick Walton breaks out in win over Minnesota

Whether it be lingering effects from his toe injury, growing pains as his role expanded or simply a lack of confidence, Derrick Walton just hadn’t looked like himself for much of this season. That seemed to change Saturday afternoon during Michigan’s 62-57 win over Minnesota. The sophomore guard dominated the second half with 13 points and finished the game with 15 — his highest scoring output since Dec. 6 against NJIT.

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Videos: Doyle, Albrecht, Walton and Irvin discuss clutch plays in comeback win
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Video: Doyle, Albrecht, Walton and Irvin discuss clutch plays in comeback win

Ricky Doyle, Derrick Walton, Spike Albrecht and Zak Irvin met with media following Michigan’s 62-57 win over Minnesota on Saturday afternoon. Doyle talked about his alley-oop from Walton that helped clinch the victory, while Albrecht spoke on his gritty and emotional play in the second half. All four discussed how the Wolverines’ 1-3-1 zone helped rattle the Gophers and made the comeback win possible.

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Michigan 73, Illinois 65 (OT) -18
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Video: Zak Irvin, Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton recap win at Penn State

Zak Irvin, Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton were available for the media after Michigan’s nine point win at Penn State. Michigan’s ‘big three’ combined for 47 points and were the only Wolverines to reach double figures in the victory. Watch the interview in the embedded media player after the jump.

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Michigan 72, Coppin State 56-20
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Following Derrick Walton’s pregame message, quick start paces Wolverines over Coppin State

“Right before the tip, I kinda huddled the guys up and said, ‘Continue to love the game. That’s the reason you play. Go out there and have fun,’ ” Walton recalled.

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Video: Derrick Walton, Ricky Doyle discuss win over Coppin State
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Video: Derrick Walton, Ricky Doyle discuss win over Coppin State

Derrick Walton said he gave his team a message before tip to help ensure the Wolverines ended their four-game losing streak while Ricky Doyle added a career-high 16 points. Watch both players post-game interviews after the jump.

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Video: Derrick Walton, Caris LeVert talk loss at Arizona
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Video: Derrick Walton, Caris LeVert talk loss at Arizona

Derrick Walton and Caris LeVert met with the media after Michigan’s 27 point loss at Arizona on Saturday afternoon. The Michigan players were humbled by the defeat and Walton thought Michigan’s defense was more to blame than its offense for the blow out loss.

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Video: Spike Albrecht, Derrick Walton react to Eastern Michigan upset
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Video: Spike Albrecht, Derrick Walton react to Eastern Michigan upset

Derrick Walton and Spike Albrecht spoke on how Michigan will react from another disappointing home loss.

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Video: Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton discuss loss to NJIT
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Video: Caris LeVert, Derrick Walton discuss loss to NJIT

Michigan guards Caris LeVert and Derrick Walton met with media following the Wolverines’ 72-70 loss to NJIT on Saturday afternoon.

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Derrick Walton day-to-day with toe injury, D.J. Wilson out 3-4 weeks

John Beilein announced that Derrick Walton is day-to-day with a sprained toe and DJ Wilson will be sidelined for 3-4 weeks.

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Video: Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin discuss win over Bucknell
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Video: Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin discuss win over Bucknell

Max Bielfeldt, Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin met with media members following Michigan’s 77-53 win over Bucknell on Monday night. As the first big man off the bench, Bielfeldt scored a career-high 18 points. Meanwhile, […]

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Notebook: Veterans command attention in win over Hillsdale

Twelve different players saw the court in Michigan’s season-opening win over Hillsdale on Saturday, but the Wolverines’ production came almost entirely from a three-man core: Derrick Walton, Zak Irvin and Caris LeVert. The trio scored […]

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