Chism suffers head injury

Tennessee basketball player Wayne Chism is alert after sustaining a head injury Tuesday during practice at Pratt Pavilion.

He was transported by ambulance to UT Medical Center where preliminary tests have been negative. Further studies are being conducted and he is expected to be held for overnight observation.

A native of Jackson, Tenn., Wayne Chism was a unanimous selection to the SEC All-Freshman team last season. The 6-9, 240-pounder averaged 9.1 points and a team-high 5.2 rebounds per game.

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