Richmond, VA (SportsNetwork.com) - The VCU men's basketball program received devastating news on Saturday when their worst fears regarding Briante Weber's injury were confirmed.
Weber was diagnosed with a torn ACL, MCL and meniscus in his right knee, bringing his heralded college career to a disappointing end.
The injury occurred late in VCU's loss to Richmond on Saturday when Weber landed awkwardly and was helped back to the locker room. VCU had won its previous 12 games.
Weber, the team's starting point guard over the last three seasons, established himself as the premier perimeter defender in the nation during four-year stint in Richmond.
The pesky Weber was leading the nation in steals as a senior with 3.8 per game, nearly a full steal per game more than second best. He also led the nation in steals as a junior, finished fifth as a sophomore and leaves college third on the NCAA all-time steals list.
Weber's career ends with 861 career points.