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Michigan too Good for Walton to Pass Up

Derrick Walton

John Beilein's summer recruiting train continued to roll today when he landed his highest rated player from Detroit thus far, and his second top 100 player in the class of 2013 in Harper Woods (MI) Chandler Park Academy PG Derrick Walton.

The Michigan coaching staff's latest victory is significant not only because of the talent added, but also for the trend it seems to signal the end of. In the past, late runs at prime Wolverine targets by college basketball's perennial powers may have derailed pending commitments. That didn't happen in mid June when Mark Donnal declined a last minute visit invite from Duke so he could commit...

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