KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee point guard Melvin Goins and guard Cameron Tatum will rejoin the Volunteers on Sunday after serving suspensions for their Jan. 1 arrests.
Coach Bruce Pearl said Saturday that he decided to reinstate the pair after learning more details from the legal investigation and Tennessee’s student judicial affairs process.
Pearl suspended Goins, a junior, and Tatum, a sophomore, along with forward Tyler Smith and center Brian Williams after the four were arrested on misdemeanor gun, drug and alcohol charges during a traffic stop in Knoxville.
Pearl says Williams, a junior, will remain indefinitely suspended. Smith, a senior, was dismissed from the team Jan. 8.
The ninth-ranked Vols (13-2, 1-0 Southeastern Conference) host No. 21 Mississippi on Saturday.