"We are glad that this was found before the season started," head coach Buzz Peterson said. "We are hoping he will make a full recovery in time for the start of practice."
C.J. is a 6-1, 165 pound guard. He was a fourth team Parade All-America selection after leading Bishop Gorman High School to the 2002 state championship. Bishop Gorman's all-time leading scorer with 1,732 career points, Watson was named the Nevada Player of the Year two times.
Tennessee will begin their basketball practice on Saturday, Oct. 12.