Team IMPACT, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help improve the quality of life for children battling life threatening and chronic illnesses, partnered up with VCU to announce an inspirational signing by the VCU Men’s basketball program.
The news that Wal-Mart would be introducing a smaller version of its chain store, called “Wal-Mart On Campus,” illustrates the contentious nature of real estate in Richmond: While the possibility of low prices and walking distance convenience are alluring, there’s a vocal opposition, myself included, toward yet another corporate chain being introduced into an area sacred to some.
Entering his final season of VCU men’s basketball, senior Treveon Graham has had a busy summer. The summer included being invited to three NBA all-star camps which featured the NBA’s reigning Most Valuable Player, a homecoming King and CP3 and being named as one of the top-sleepers in the country by USA Today.
Senior guard Briante Weber’s punishment for theft charges brought against him this offseason will be a one-game suspension, community service and restitution.
The VCU men’s basketball team finished last season with an overall record of 26-9, after finishing second in the Atlantic Ten and being ousted in the second round of the NCAA tournament.