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 A.J. Walton 22
A.J. Walton
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Little Rock, Ark.

High School:
Hall HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 184

Position:
G

Experience:
3L

04/05/2013

Baylor, Iowa Postgame Quotes

Baylor 74, Iowa 54

04/04/2013

Baylor, Iowa Postgame Notes

Baylor 74, Iowa 54

04/04/2013

MBB Takes On Iowa for NIT Championship

Baylor is making its second NIT Title appearance

04/04/2013

NIT Champs: Men's Hoops Tops Iowa, 74-54

Baylor wins first-ever NIT Title.

04/02/2013

Baylor, BYU Postgame Notes

Baylor 76, BYU 70

04/04/2013

NIT Championship - Baylor vs Iowa - 04/04/2013

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04/02/2013

BYU vs. Baylor

BYU vs. Baylor

04/02/2013

NIT Semifinals - Baylor vs BYU - 04/02/2013

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04/01/2013

NIT Baylor Men's Basketball Practice Day - 04/01/2013

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03/27/2013

Baylor vs. Providence - AP Photos

Baylor vs. Providence - AP Photos

Ranks 5th all-time at Baylor with 320 career assists and 2nd all-time with 160 steals ... Nicknamed A.J. ... One of 10 Division I student-athletes -- along with teammate Cory Jefferson -- who played for Athletes In Action's 10-Day European Tour of Poland and Germany in June 2010 and Macedonia/Kosovo Tour in June 2011 ... Related to Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden.

2011-12 (JUNIOR)
Played in all 38 games, making 18 starts ... Averaged 3.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 steals in 20.3 minutes ... Started first 18 games of season ... Streak of 48 consecutive starts snapped Jan. 21 vs. Missouri ... Scored 5 points and tallied 6 assists Nov. 11 vs. Jackson State ... Posted perfect 5-0 assist-to-turnover ratio Nov. 13 vs. Jackson State ... Had 6 assists Nov. 22 vs. South Carolina State and season-high 7 assists Nov. 23 vs. UT Arlington ... Swiped at least 2 steals in each of first 5 games ... Grabbed 6 rebounds in Dec. 28 win vs. Mississippi State ... Scored 10 points in Jan. 2 win vs. Texas A&M ... Added 13 points on 5-of-6 shooting in Feb. 27 home win vs. Texas Tech ... Chipped in 11 points and season-high 4 steals in Big 12 Championship quarterfinal win March 8 vs. Kansas State ... Added 12 points and 6 rebounds in Big 12 semifinal upset of Kansas (March 9) ... Pulled down career-high 7 rebounds in NCAA Championship second-round victory March 15 over South Dakota State ... Had 16 multi-steal games.

2010-11 (SOPHOMORE)
Started 30 of 31 games at point guard (missed season opener) ... Led team in both assists (4.7) and steals (2.3) ... His sophomore-record 68 steals rank 5th on Baylor single-season list ... His 142 assists rank 2nd in school history among sophomores ... Recorded at least 1 steal in 27 games ... Dished out 5+ assists in 16 games and had 10 games with 6+ assists ... Posted 3+ steals in 13 games ... Scored 14 points and added 5 assists and 4 steals in Nov. 18 win over Jackson State ... Tallied career-high 10 assists and added 3 steals against Bethune-Cookman (Dec. 15) ... Poured in career-high 15 points in 38 minutes in Christmas Day loss to Florida State ... Grabbed season-high 7 rebounds against Texas Southern (Jan. 2) ... Swiped season-high 5 steals against Oklahoma (Jan. 11) and Oklahoma State (3/1/11) ... Steal at midcourt in waning seconds of OT sealed Baylor's upset win at No. 16 Texas A&M (Feb. 5) ... Scored in double figures 6 times ... Finished season ranked second in Big 12 in assists (4.73) and as league leader in both overall steals (2.27) and conference-only steals (2.44).

2009-10 (FRESHMAN)
Among 6 Bears to play in all 36 games in 2009-10 season ... Played more minutes (634) than Baylor's other 5 freshmen combined (420) ... Averaged 3.8 points, 2.3 rebounds and nearly 2.0 assists in 17.6 minutes per contest ... Registered 17 multi-assist and 10 multi-steal games ... Thrust into starting lineup, starting the season's first 4 games in place of senior Tweety Carter ... Averaged 6.8 points, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists in 4 starts ... Made debut in season opener Nov. 13 vs. Norfolk State with 8 points, 5 assists and 3 steals in 33 minutes ... Established then-career highs in points (9) and rebounds (6) in Nov. 16 win vs. Southern ... Played career-high 40 minutes in 71-69 win Nov. 15 vs. Hartford ... Dished out career-high 8 assists and tied career high with 6 rebounds in 106-45 rout of Hardin-Simmons (Nov. 22) ... Tied then-career high with 9 points, while adding 4 rebounds and 4 assists in 16 minutes vs. UT Arlington (Dec. 20) ... Scored career-high 14 points and added career-high 6 steals in upset win at No. 6 Texas (Jan. 30) ... Hit 3-of-4 FTs in last 17 seconds of overtime to seal upset win at No. 6 Texas ... Had 5 points, 4 assists and 4 steals in Feb. 16 win vs. Texas Tech ... Recorded 7 points, 2 assists,2 steals and 2 rebounds in Sweet 16 win March 26 over Saint Mary's.

HIGH SCHOOL
Started at point guard all four years at Hall HS in Little Rock ... Led team to 2008 state championship and runner-up finish in 2009 ... Four-time all-conference and two-time all-state selection ... Averaged 12.0 points and 7.0 rebounds as a junior ... Led Hall High School to four conference championships ... Named All-Arkansas Mr. Basketball as a junior ... Averaged 14.1 points, 3.9 rebounds, 7.1 assists and 4.2 steals as a senior.

PERSONAL
Full name is Anthony Lamont Walton ... Nicknamed A.J. ... Born Dec. 28, 1990, in Little Rock, Ark. ... Son of Anthony and Loretta Walton ... Has one younger brother, Aaron, and one younger sister, Alexandra ... Majoring in speech communication ... Related to Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden.

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