Chism has concussion

Tennessee basketball player Wayne Chism has been diagnosed with a concussion caused by a blow to the head sustained during Tuesday's practice at Pratt Pavilion.

Wayne Chism was transported to UT Medical Center, where he underwent a series of tests that proved to be negative.

He was released to the care of the Tennessee athletics medical staff and will continue to be evaluated on a day-to-day basis. When he will be able to resume practice is not known at this time.

Chism, a 6-9, 240-pound sophomore from Bolivar, averaged 9.1 points and a team-best 5.2 rebounds per game as a true freshman last season.

Tennessee opens the exhibition season Friday night, hosting California-Pennsylvania at 7:30.


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