A day after picking up a commitment from Zak Irvin, Michigan received a commitment from Derrick Walton, a point guard from Detroit. Walton becomes the fourth member of Michigan's 2013 basketball recruiting class, joining Austin Hatch, Mark Donnal and Irvin.
Walton is rated on Rivals as a four-star recruit and the 88th best player in the nation. Scout ranks him 17th at his position and also gives him four stars. ESPN is the only site that gives him three stars, but it does have him ranked 92nd in the nation and 20th at point guard.
According to Rivals, Walton holds offers from Michigan, Central Michigan, Detroit, Iowa State and Xavier.
Michigan Basketball Recruiting Class Of 2013
- SF Austin Hatch (Fort Wayne, IN) - 6'6", 214 lbs., ***
- PF Mark Donnal (Whitehouse, OH) - 6'9", 200 lbs., ***
- SF Zak Irvin (Fishers, IN) - 6'6", 180 lbs., ****
- PG Derrick Walton (Detroit, MI) - 6'0", 170 lbs., ****
(Height, weight and stars from Rivals.com)