Keith Winston, one of Mitchell’s AAU coaches for the Georgia Stars, made similar comments. Tickets. It seemed unlikely that Penny would take two smaller point guards in the same class. Butler is a tremendous player and rightfully being considered for national player of the year awards. Reply. His leadership by example and attitude make him exceptional.”. Those potential match-ups versus Ayo Dosunmu (Illinois), Cade Cunningham (Oklahoma State), Remy Martin (Arizona State), Marcus Garrett (Kansas) and Collin Gillespie (Villanova) will show the college basketball world (and NBA scouts) what he’s made of. Andy Katz released his top 15 college basketball point guards which included Baylor’s Jared Butler at #2. Search. Reply. MBB: Auburn Transfer Davion Mitchell Commits to Baylor. The answer was always Davion Mitchell. All three of those guys were on the 2018-19 Baylor team that finished 75 in KenPom defensive efficiency. They were the last games for the preseason conference favorites before resuming Big 12 play this weekend. There is no loss of words when the topic is Davion Mitchell. Bang for the Buck On Target. Vital and Gillespie improved the next season, but the catalyst for Baylor going from #75 in defensive efficiency to #4 in 2019-20 was Mitchell. The Bears landed their point guard of the future last week with the commitment of Auburn transfer Davion Mitchell. In Pictures. Baylor announced Friday that Mitchell … Baylor (8-0), the only Big 12 team without a loss, returned from its Christmas break with back-to-back midweek afternoon games. I am so excited about this program for the next 10+ years. If he has the kind of year that I think he’s capable of having, I would encourage Baylor fans to enjoy him this season. Trial only available to users who have never subscribed or participated in a previous trial. ©2021 SicEm365. Auburn backup point guard Davion Mitchell … 1,835 Views | Auburn Fan Nashville Member since Oct 2011 8170 posts. He’s a workaholic- he takes so much pride in getting better. Looking forward to a great year this year. Freshman LJ Cryer comes to Baylor after averaging over 34 ppg as a high school senior at Morton Creek Ranch in Houston in one of the more competitive districts in the country (19-6A). Many of those point guards will have their names called early next month in the 2020 NBA Draft. The Bears landed their point guard of the future last week with the commitment of Auburn transfer Davion Mitchell. Freshman guard Davion Mitchell is transferring from Auburn. “He always asked me, who is the team we are facing’s best player? He previously played for the Auburn Tigers. Auburn was Davion Mitchell’s first stop before transferring to Baylor. Mitchell averaged 3.7 … Friend. His value to Baylor’s program is hard to quantify. Auburn was Davion Mitchell’s first stop before transferring to Baylor. His work ethic is remarkable. Tweet Share Jump to Discussion. Baylor announced Friday that Mitchell has joined its 2018 signing class, and will join the team this summer. “His respect for others, his character, his upbringing; he’s about all the right things. Pearl: "We'll have to play our best." View Gallery. Davion Mitchell (10) G - 2017-18 (Freshman): Averaged 3.7 points, 1.9 assists, 1.1 rebounds and 0.5 Davion Mitchell - Men's Basketball - Auburn University Athletics Skip To Main Content Search titles only. Davion Mitchell photo gallery. Vital. him too. Article content. As one Baylor coach put it, “without him, our defense would change in ways that we would not be comfortable with”. All rights reserved. In his Auburn days, Mitchell … Dominant. The stats and analytics say he is really good but the eye test says he’s even better. Follow him on Twitter @Tomas_Verde. Un-Selfish. Anything less than 100 is an “off night”. SicEm365 is an independent site and is not affiliated with Baylor University. Ticker. AUBURN – Davion Mitchell quickly found his transfer destination. I got him. Baylor announced Friday that Mitchell … Davion Mitchell is a 5-10, 165-pound Point Guard from Hinesville, GA. WACO, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 22: Davion Mitchell #45 of the Baylor Bears in the first half at Ferrell Center on February 22, 2020 in Waco, Texas. Mike Tyson said, “Everyone has a plan until you get punched in the face.”. Replies (1) Options Top. https://n.rivals.com/content/prospects/2017/davion-mitchell-2772 Especially on the defensive end. But make no mistake, Mitchell is as good of an all around guard as there is in college basketball and his opportunity to show that this season will be plentiful. Chuma Okeke and Davion Mitchell came to Auburn to play basketball, but recently, head coach Bruce Pearl said he’s been talking to the two newcomers a lot about Auburn football. He’s a pass first, defensive minded point guard but make no mistake he will score in bunches if that’s what his team needs.”. Besides that, Mitchell has played solid. Replies (1) 1 0. awestruck Auburn Fan Member since Jan 2015 7386 posts Online . He earned the nickname “Off Night” because opposing players tend to have off nights against him. MaCio Teague (14 ppg; 5 reb; 2 asst) also flirted with turning pro after a strong junior season and is garnering pre-season admiration. On Katz’ top play makers in college basketball, “Off Night” Mitchell will get to face five of the top seven not including Butler who he battles against in practice daily. AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn freshman point guard Davion Mitchell is transferring. Davion Mitchell. Determined. Davion Mitchell commits to Auburn Tigers. The returning junior averaged 16 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists and is likely going to be the Big 12 Preseason Player of the Year after pulling his name out of the NBA draft. Auburn was Davion Mitchell’s first stop before transferring to Baylor. Player of the Game: Davion Mitchell - If Auburn head coach Bruce Pearl didn't have a giant NCAA investigation hovering over his program, letting Mitchell walk … The Tigers got some news on that front on Thursday. KenPom offensive ratings of 58, 86, 77, 71, 88, 82, 66, 70 are only a few for the top point guards in the country when they faced Mitchell. Faithful. Check also full carier statistics. Tenacious. Explosive. He has a very specific plan and doesn’t waver. And that will show up on offense this year as much as it showed up on defense last year. Davion Mitchell NCAA Basketball player profile pages at CBSSports.com. Winner. According to Justin Young of HoopSeen.com, Mitchell will be blocked from joining other SEC schools and any opponents on Auburn’s 2018-19 schedule. 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