Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.
Previous School: Great Bridge
· Quick, athletic guard that possesses an innate ability to wreak HAVOC on the defensive side of the hardwood
Getting to Know Briante
Son of LaSandra and Ricky Wingate
Majoring in Computer Science
Born on December 29, 1992
· Will add tremendous depth to the Rams backcourt after the graduation of Joey Rodriguez, Ed Nixon and Brandon Rozzell
PRIOR TO VCU:
· Named the All-Southeastern District Defensive Player of the Year during his junior and senior seasons at Great Bridge High School
Coach Smart on Briante
"Along with being extremely hard to keep out of the lane, Briante has the potential to be one of the best defensive players that VCU has seen in a long time. His quickness is elite, which makes him an ideal fit for our HAVOC style of play."
· During his senior year at Great Bridge, Weber average 17 points, eight rebounds, five assists and four steals per game.
· Three-star prospect who drew recruiting interest from Virginia, Virginia Tech, Creighton and Old Dominion