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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Home Sweet Home
“At the end of the day it’s just basketball, we love it, but our lives are so much more important.”
A month ago former #GoHoos standout @ajmitchell25 was right in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic in Italy, just trying to find a way home to family: https://t.co/aSTP7WOs0j pic.twitter.com/qUgbgezPoi
— Preston Willett (@PrestonWillett) April 20, 2020
A few weeks ago, we shared with you the plight of former @UVAMensHoops player Akil Mitchell, who was stranded in Italy in the midst of its strict quarantine measures. Mitchell, who was over there playing basketball, was sharing first-hand stories about what he and his dog were experiencing during the lockdown. CBS19’s Preston Willett gives us the fabulous update that Mitchell has made it back home to the United States. Watch the story embedded above to hear more.