NEW YORK- Michigan State ended Virginia's dream of winning the national crown after beating UVa 61-59 on Friday. That loss also ended Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell's college career at Virginia. Mitchell and Harris talk about the loss, their legacy and more after an emotional game.
GREENSBORO, N.C.-Virginia forward Akil Mitchell lead his team on the glass with 15 rebounds to help UVa beat Duke 72-63 in the ACC tournament for the championship. Mitchell talks about the win and more after the game.
I’m not fixated on the no-call on James Robinson’s score with 11 seconds left. Really. I am interested in how the moment is viewed.
Robinson scored despite drawing contact from Virginia forward Akil Mitchell that knocked Robinson to the floor to cut the Cavaliers’ lead to one point with 10 seconds left. To the protest of Pitt fans, whose chorus of boos echoed...
Akil Mitchell was solid defending Pittsburgh's Lamar Patterson through Virginia's ACC Tournament semifinal win. He discusses the key to his defensive prowess inside.
It’s half-court alley-oop day apparently. Following up a huge play from Russ Smith and Montrezl Harrell against Memphis earlier, we have a big dunk from today’s premiere ACC match-up.
Underrated Hoos point guard London Perrantes hit Akil Mitchell with a laser of a pass from half0-court for this emphatic slam.
London Perrantes with the half-court alley-oop to Akil Mitchell...
Akil Mitchell made all seven of his shots en route to 15 points as the Cavaliers finished strong to pick up their 11th straight win and remain in first place in the ACC.
Anthony Gill also scored 15 points in a reserve role for Virginia (23-5, 14-1), which established a school record for wins in ACC play. Malcolm Brogdon collected 13 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the...
Akil Mitchell and Anthony Gill both scored 15 points and No. 14 Virginia used a 30-5 second-half run to blow open a close game and beat Notre Dame 70-49 on Saturday, the Cavaliers' 11th consecutive victory.
Justin Anderson helped fuel the run by blocking a dunk attempt by Notre Dame's Zach Auguste, bringing a sellout crowd at John Paul Jones Arena to its feet. The victory...
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February 22, 2014
Akil Mitchell had 15 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists and Virginia overcame sloppy play to beat Morgan State 75-57 on Wednesday night, the Cavaliers' eighth consecutive victory.
Darion Atkins added a career-high 17 points and Joe Harris scored 14 for Virginia (9-2).
DeWayne Jackson scored 32, tying the record for an opponent at John Paul Jones Arena, for the Bears (3-5...
Akil Mitchell tied his career-high with 20 points and Virginia won its seventh-straight game, defeating Mississippi Valley State 67-39 on Saturday.
Justin Anderson had 15 points and Darion Atkins added 14 points for the Cavaliers (8-2), who improved to 7-1 at home.
Davon Usher led winless Mississippi Valley State (0-5) with 14 points.
Virginia, which entered the game ranked third...
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December 08, 2012
Akil Mitchell had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Joe Harris also scored 13 as Virginia won a battle of stout defenses Wednesday night, 46-38 against Tennessee.
The victory was the sixth in a row for the Cavaliers (7-2) and came after they limited the Vols to 28.8 percent shooting and just 15 field goals.
Trae Golden scored 11 to lead Tennessee (4-3), which scored just 36 points...
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December 05, 2012