We all remember him for setting the VCU single season three-point record, but this past weekend, former Ram Troy Daniels made a name for himself across the country.
Days after University of Connecticut’s Shabazz Napier publicly claimed he often went to bed starving, the NCAA ruled last week that its student athletes can, and should, receive an unlimited supply of food.
Three players from the VCU men’s basketball team were honored for their play during the 2013-14 season last week. Senior Juvonte Reddic joined juniors Treveon Graham and Briante Weber in being distinguished as some of Virginia’s top college basketball players.
Last Wednesday, University of Massachusetts sophomore Derrick Gordon made national headlines when he told ESPN he was gay. Following the footsteps of the NBA’s Jason Collins and former University of Missouri linebacker Michael Sam, Gordon joined a small group of athletes serving as modern pioneers of American sport.
Last week, two of VCU’s most prominent basketball players received honorable distinctions. Junior guard Briante Weber was nominated for the 2014 Lefty Driesell National Defensive Player of the Year award, while Senior forward Juvonte Reddic was named to participate in the Reese’s National Association of Basketball Coaches All-Star game.