For some, “everything happens for a reason” is a phrase that helps them get through the day. For Briante Weber, it’s a mantra to live by that acknowledges the road ahead offers more long-lived joy than the pain of the past.
An injury-depleted men’s basketball team lost their first game of the season without seniors Briante Weber and Treveon Graham, losing to St. Bonaventure University on Saturday, Feb. 7, off a last second layup.
In the days following the men’s basketball team losing a big piece of their identity, there is a new battle cry for the team “HAVOC.” Next man up.
Senior duo Treveon Graham and Briante Weber started the 2014-15 season with a great shot at topping the VCU and NCAA all-time records list. For Graham, that journey continues while a knee injury has robbed Weber of the opportunity.
In what may have been his most impressive game of his career, the 6’7 senior played through an ankle injury and scored 26 points to lead the 17th ranked Rams to a 65-60 victory over Rhode Island University on Tuesday in Kingston, Rhode Island.