Goins has minor knee surgery

Tennessee senior associate athletic trainer Chad Newman reported that junior basketball player Melvin Goins underwent arthroscopic surgery to his right knee Tuesday at UT Medical Center.

Goins is expected to return to full speed in 3-4 weeks.

A point guard from San Diego, Calif., Melvin Goins is one of three newcomers to the Volunteers team this season. He earned Mid-American Conference All-Freshman Team honors at Ball State in 2007-08 before spending last season at Mt. San Jacinto College in California.

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