Tag: Akil Mitchell
At the 7:28 media timeout, Notre Dame up, 45-43, I asked the question on our live blog. Is there a #Cavalanche in the guys tonight?
No. 3 UVA (12-0) opens ACC action at Miami (10-3) on Saturday, Jan. 3. Tipoff at BankUnited Center is set for 5:30 p.m.
UVA basketball began the 2014-2015 season ranked in the Top 10. So you probably expected the ‘Hoos to be 9-0 and ranked fifth. It wasn’t a hard road there, but neither was it a given.
The big question for UVA basketball coming into the 2014-2015 season had to do with who would step up to fill the voids left by the graduations of Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell.
On paper, the season opener for eighth-ranked UVA basketball at in-state rival JMU on Friday isn’t much of a game.
As a freshman in 2011-2012, UVA guard Malcolm Brogdon showed flashes of the brilliance that was to come, putting in a season-high 16 points in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge against #14 Michigan and scoring in double figures in three ACC games.
UVA basketball is coming off a season on the short list of the program’s best seasons ever: ACC regular-season and ACC Tournament championships, a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, a trip to the Sweet 16, 30 wins.
UVa. senior forward Akil Mitchell talks with reporters after the #1 seed Cavs lost 61-59 to Michigan State in the Sweet 16 on March 28 in Madison Square Garden in New York.
Tony Bennett has no chance of outdueling Tom Izzo. It’s a legacy thing: us UVa. types wouldn’t understand.
UVa. basketball player Akil Mitchell talks with reporters after the Cavs’ 78-60 win over Memphis in the East Regional on Sunday in Raleigh, N.C.
Postgame notes and quotes from the press conferences with UVa, coach Tony Bennett, Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis and players from both teams following #1 Virginia’s 70-59 win over CCU on Friday in the NCAA Tournament.
Tony Bennett, Joe Harris, and Akil Mitchell talked with the media on Thursday, one day ahead of UVa’s second-round NCAA Tournament opener against Coastal Carolina.
No. 1 seed UVa. (28-6) will play No. 16 seed Coastal Carolina (21-12) in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 21. Tipoff at PNC Arena (19,700) is set for approximately 9:25 p.m.
Coach K, Mike Krzyzewski, seemed to have the upper hand. His star one-and-done forward, Jabari Parker, was eating UVa.’s lunch and making a run at dinner.
With 5:50 to go, Joe Harris found Malcolm Brogdon on a pretty backdoor cut and pass for an easy layup that gave top seed UVa. a 55-53 lead over #3 seed Duke.
Check out UVa.’s Top 3 blocks against Pitt. Darion Atkins, Akil Mitchell, and Justin Anderson all got in on the action.
No. 1 seed UVa. (27-6) will play No. 3 seed Duke (26-7) in the 61st annual ACC Tournament final on Sunday, March 16. Tipoff at Greensboro Coliseum (23,500) is set for 1 p.m.
Audio from the postgame press conference with UVa. coach Tony Bennett and seniors Joe Harris and Akil Mitchell after the Cavs’ 51-48 win over Pitt in the ACC Tournament semifinals on Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.
“The Sign” by Ace of Base topped the Billboard Hot 100. “Seinfeld” was “Must-See TV,” and not yet on every channel in the universe on rerun. The year was 1994. The last time UVa. basketball was in an ACC Tournament final.
Akil Mitchell talks with reporters after UVA’s 51-48 win over Pitt in the 2014 ACC Tournament semifinals Saturday at the Greensboro Coliseum.
Top seed UVa. seemed ready to run away from #5 Pitt. It ended up being the Wahoo defense that sent the program to its first ACC Tournament final in 20 years.