VT's Barksdale Suspended First Three Games

Blacksburg - Virginia Tech basketball coach James Johnson has suspended junior forward C.J. Barksdale out of Danville for the first three games of this season due to a violation of team rules.

Barksdale will continue to practice with the team and can play beginning with the VMI game November 18th. Johnson said he's disappointed in Barksdale, adding he made a bad decision and now must deal with the consequences.