Tagged: Derrick Walton

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With the official start of practice less than four weeks away, UM Hoops and Inside the Hall have again partnered to bring you a preseason breakdown of the top 25 players in the Big Ten for the 2014-2015 season. Our selection process involved much deliberation to arrive at a list we hope will provide plenty […]

Italy Rewind: Derrick Walton

Derrick Walton was Michigan’s fourth option offensively last season, but expectations are high for the 6-foot point guard from Detroit. Walton was a complementary star last season and while he made huge plays on the road at Michigan State, Nebraska and Ohio State he was always just out of the limelight. With Nik Stauskas, Glenn […]

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Dustin Johnston Members of the Michigan media had the rare opportunity to sit in and watch the Wolverines practice on Wednesday as they prepared for their trip to Italy. It was the first chance to see Michigan’s freshmen in action and also an opportunity to watch how the team was coming together. Here are five […]

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Dustin Johnston Derrick Walton averaged 26 points and seven assists per game in high school. On the AAU circuit, he led the Michigan Mustangs to a number of high profile AAU championships on the summer circuit. He’s no stranger to being a leader on the floor. As a point guard, Walton has been the go-to […]

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Derrick Walton and Zak Irvin last participated in Adidas Nations two summers ago. That was the August before Walton and Irvin’s senior high school seasons.  Irvin was preparing to move out of Gary Harris’s shadow and into the limelight while Walton was preparing to take a run at Mr. Basketball. Two years is a long […]

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Dustin Johnston Derrick Walton had the unenviable task of stepping in and replacing the National Player of the Year, Trey Burke, as a true freshman. Walton was Michigan’s starting point guard from day one and handled the task with admirable stability. He did what he was asked, deferred to his more teammates and made critical […]

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