WEBER NAMED TO BOB COUSY AWARD WATCH LIST

RICHMOND, Va. – With less than two weeks remaining before the start of his senior season, Briante Weber was recognized as one of the best guards in the country on Tuesday afternoon.

Weber was named to the 2015 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award Watch List. The Cousy Award is one of the top awards honored in college basketball and recognizes the top point guards in men's college basketball.

The Chesapeake, Va. native averaged 9.4 points, 4.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 3.5 steals per game last year for the Black & Gold.

He is the two-time defending Atlantic 10 Defensive Player of the Year and needs just 90 steals to pass the NCAA all-time steals mark of 385.

The Rams open up their 2014-15 slate on November 14 in the Veterans Classic in Annapolis, Md. VCU will take on Tennessee on CBS Sports Network with tip-off set for 6:30 p.m.