Archive - Aug 9, 2012

Archive - Aug 9, 2012


Former Virginia Tech Player Allan Chaney to Resume College Basketball

Allan ChaneyAfter being relegated to the sidelines for more than two years, former Virginia Tech forward Allan Chaney is finally getting another chance to play college basketball. High Point confirmed Wednesday that Chaney has been cleared by school doctors and will join its men’s basketball team for his final year of eligibility in 2012-13.

Chaney will become the only player in Division I college basketball next year with a defibrillator in his chest. Back in April 2010, he collapsed during a workout in Blacksburg and doctors later diagnosed him with viral myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart that can be fatal.

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