Former LSU basketball guard Tim Quarterman has been charged with assault of Mississippi state troopers after a pursuit in Pontotoc County. Tupelo TV station WTVA said the incident took place last Monday. Quarterman was charged with aggravated assault and felony fleeing. His bond was set at $25,000. Master Sgt. Ray Hall of the Mississippi Highway Patrol said the incident started about 10:50 p.m. when troopers attempted to stop a 2018 Dodge Ram pickup truck driven by Quarterman for traveling eastbound on Highway 278 at a high rate of speed. Quarterman failed to stop and led officers on the pursuit that included Highway 9, Highway 278 and Highway 15, MHP reports. Hall said the pursuit ended on Highway 15 South when Quarterman rammed a Pontotoc police officer, causing both vehicles to crash.