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.
For Virginia senior Akil Mitchell, “it was a girl.” For forward Anthony Gill, it was “my defense.”
But whether it was the end of a romantic relationship or a failure to gain a coach’s trust, the two former high school teammates did not seem quite right as the Cavaliers stumbled in nonconference play.
Now, though, with Virginia entering this week’s NCAA tournament as...
The Cavaliers were projected to have a great year. It was year four in Tony Bennett’s rebuilding project and he had two of the best seniors in the ACC in Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell. Yet, they struggled to find a quality non-conference win, losing to VCU, Wisconsin and Green Bay. Then right before entering league play, the Cavaliers were spanked by Tennessee by 35 points. They...
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 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