Feb. 16, 2010
A.J. Walton likes food, but recently, the freshman guard has been digesting much more than meals.
The 6-foot-1-inch newcomer is quickly growing into a Big 12 floor general by taking in every morsel of information he can glean from Baylor's senior point guard and former McDonald's All-American, Tweety Carter.
"He has made me a better player," Walton said of Carter's guidance. "He helps me learn when to do things and when not to do things. He has really helped me on defense because having to go against an All-American point guard every day has helped me out."
With that defensive prowess, Walton has found a niche on a Baylor team that is loaded with scoring talent. He has led the Bears with 29 steals through their first 24 games.
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