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Four Vols Arrested on Gun Charges

Apparently we're not the only SEC basketball program suffering tough luck right now. Four Tennessee BasketVols have been arrested on, among other things, gun charges:

Four Tennessee basketball players, including starting senior forward Tyler Smith, were charged with gun possession and other counts after a Friday traffic stop.

The Knoxville Police Department said Smith, 23, junior point guard Melvin Goins, 22, junior center Brian Williams, 22, and sophomore guard Cameron Tatum, 21, were arrested during a traffic stop for speeding near Tennessee's campus.

Tatum was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and having an open container of alcohol. Smith was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number, which is a felony. Goins and Williams both face gun and drug possession charges.

This is tough news for the Vols basketball team, which can't afford to lose star forward Smith.