Despite the police finding weed in Ty Outlaw’s apartment, Buzz Williams reported that senior guard Ty Outlaw has passed a drug test and will be suiting up for the Hokies against the top-seeded Blue Devils in the Sweet 16.
Outlaw, who leads the Hokies in 3pt percentage, would have been a huge loss for the Hokies going up against Duke. His 9 ppg and defensive capability would be an enormous loss for Virginia Tech.
To focus on the charges themselves; Ty was in San Jose when charged with possession in his apartment in Virginia and has a court date on April 11. It was a misdemeanor charge and head coach Buzz Williams told reporters he took and passed the drug test before leaving for Washington, DC. Knowing Buzz, if it was a really big deal, I believe Outlaw wouldn’t be playing.
Whatever the case may be, Outlaw will play for the Hokies Friday, and will give them a much higher chance at taking down Duke.