Pitino watches Mitchell put on a show

SUWANEE, Ga. - All eyes - including Rick Pitino's - were on Donovan Mitchell on Wednesday evening at the Under Armour event "The Finals" and he didn't disappoint. The Class of 2015 guard has become a top target for U of L and Cardinal Authority has the latest on his recruitment.

Wolfeboro, N.H., Brewster Academy guard Donovan Mitchell had all eyes on his game on Wednesday night with The City.

The 6-foot-3 native of New York City had a ton of coaches watching after his breakout performance last weekend at the Reebok Breakout Classic in Philadelphia.

And he didn't disappoint.

Crawford went for 26 points, seven assists, six rebounds and six steals in the first game of the Under Armour event "The Finals" at the Suwanee Sports Academy.

Among those watching were Louisville coach Rick Pitino and assistant coaches Kenny Johnson and Wyking Jones. And they had to be impressed by his wide-array of moves and shots.

Scout.com national analyst Evan Daniels called it "one of the top performances of the spring and summer," after watching Mitchell.

“Many people doubted me to be honest and didn’t think I was that good,” Mitchell said. “Not being ranked in the end doesn’t really matter, but it was kind of a motivator to be honest. Not being invited to certain camps is a motivator. But I worked hard regardless."

Mitchell confirmed that he would visit Indiana and Louisville next month and said he was working on getting a date set with the U of L coaches.

He picked up an offer from the Cardinals last weekend and said it was "a real honor."

"They're a high-major program," he said. "I think growing up all you hear about is Louisville and Kentucky and UNC and that. It's just an honor to be offered by a school like that.

"Seeing myself possibly playing for a school like that one day is huge."

More on Mitchell later.


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