Mitchell Makes It Five For UVA

Charlotte Christian just kicked out another player. Akil Mitchell committed to play basketball in the ACC Wednesday night.

Charlotte Christian is cranking out players these days. Ever heard of the Curry Brothers? You know, Stephen and Seth?

Well, they aren't the only prospects to roll through coach Shonn Brown's program. In 2011, there's a youngster named Anthony Gill and this year, senior forward Akil Mitchell is ready to step into the spotlight.

On Wednesday, Mitchell announced his intention to sign with Virginia. "It's incredible. I've always had it as a dream."

The 6-foot-7 Mitchell is a strong student and saw a natural fit with Tony Bennett's program. "It's the best of both worlds."

Mitchell is set to join guard K.T. Harrell and Joe Harris, along with big men James Johnson and Will Regan.

"They want me to be a three-four," Mitchell said. "Coach Bennett wants to create mismatches to play."

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