Enters his second season at West Virginia … was selected as the 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association Player of the Year … has really developed his game in recent years … consistent scorer from the perimeter … able to score in a multitude of ways … one of four seniors on the team … started six games in his first season as a Mountaineer.
At West Virginia (2009-10): Played in 35 games, starting six contests … averaged 3.7 points per game … had 26 3-point field goals … averaged 8.2 minutes per game … had 10 steals … started and scored 13 points vs. Loyola (Md.) ... played 10 minutes vs. The Citadel ... scored a game-high 18 points vs. Long Beach State ... had five points vs. Portland ... missed the Coppin State and Cleveland State games with a sore knee ... nine points and eight rebounds vs. Ole Miss ... scored seven points at Seton Hall ... had three points against Marquette ... three points vs. Rutgers ... three points at Notre Dame ... three points vs. Ohio State ... 12 points in nine minutes against Villanova ... three points at UConn ... eight points against Georgetown ... five points against Georgetown ... six points against Morgan State ... started against Washington and finished with six points.
At Chipola College (2007-09): 2009 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Player of the Year and first team All-American … spent the last two years at Chipola College in Marianna, Fla., playing for coach Greg Heiar … averaged 20 points per game … Panhandle Conference Player of the Year … shot 45 percent from the field, including 34 percent from 3-point range and 80 percent from the free throw line … scored 38 points in Chipola’s 78-73 NJCAA tournament semifinal loss to Salt Lake … Chipola posted a record of 69-4 over the two years that Mitchell played … Indians won a school-record 32 straight games and completed the first perfect 12-0 Panhandle Conference season in school history … broke a junior college record that stood for 40 years when he connected on 25 straight free throws in an overtime win over Tallahassee … averaged 10 points per game as a freshman.
In High School: Averaged 26 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three steals and two blocks per game as a senior at Savannah High, where he earned Class AAAAA all-state honors from the Georgia Sports Writers Association … played for coach Tim Jordan … two-time WTOC Player of the Year and Georgia Athletic Coaches Association Player of the Year … MVP of the GACA all-star game … led his team to three regional championships and a Final Four appearance.
Personal: Son of Norma Mitchell … birthday is January 16 … majoring in athletic coaching education … Athletic Director’s Academic Honor Roll.