Former VCU Rams standout Briante Weber signs with Miami Heat

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RICHMOND, Va. – Briante Weber, a former standout guard for the Virginia Commonwealth University Ram’s basketball team, signed with Miami Heat on Monday.

In early September, Weber had signed a free-agent deal with the Miami Heat to attend their training camp.

The three-time defensive player of the year, once CAA and twice A-10, had been working his way back from a torn ACL and MCL, back in January 2015. His injury was sustained during a game with rival University of Richmond.

Weber, who played four years at VCU, went undrafted. He appeared in 127 games and averaged “6.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.94 steals and 23.4 minutes while shooting 42.6 percent from the field,”  according to the NBA.

Weber will wear number 25.

The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Months after surgery, Weber spoke with the VCU-sport blog “Around the Horns” about his road to recovery. That video is below.

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