Briante Weber suspended for opener

Updated: August 16, 2014, 9:26 AM ET
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VCU Rams point guard Briante Weber has been suspended for the season opener against Tennessee and an exhibition game for a violation of team rules, the school announced Friday.

The Richmond Times Dispatch reported a VCU police report and online court records indicate Weber was charged with misdemeanor petit larceny for stealing an iPhone 5 at VCU's Cary Street Gym on July 24. A hearing is set for Sept. 25.

"Briante has failed to live up to the standards we've set for our program ...

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