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Virginia's Akil Mitchell, left, passes the ball while under pressure from Mike Scott during practice at the Century Link Arena in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 15, 2012. Virginia plays against Florida on Friday in an NCAA second-round tournament college basketball game. (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald/Rebecca S. Gratz)  MAGS OUT; ALL NEBRASKA LOCAL BROADCAST TV OUT
Photo by: Rebecca S. Gratz
Virginia's Akil Mitchell, left, passes the ball while under pressure from Mike Scott during practice at the Century Link Arena in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, March 15, 2012. Virginia plays against Florida on Friday in an NCAA second-round tournament college basketball game. (AP Photo/The Omaha World-Herald/Rebecca S. Gratz) MAGS OUT; ALL NEBRASKA LOCAL BROADCAST TV OUT

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