Southern Methodist University signee Emmanuel Mudiay could be weighing a career overseas and has reached out to prospective agents.
Yahoo Sports reported that the 6-foot-5 guard projected as a 2015 lottery pick, a Congo native, has considered the Chinese Basketball Association.
Mudiay and SMU coach Larry Brown are in conversation with university officials about his eligibility status as a freshman, Yahoo Sports reported. Mudiay is from Dallas and attended Prime Prep Academy in the city.
Brown said Mudiay was accepted to SMU and enrolled in summer classes.
---Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg underwent surgery to replace his heart pacemaker and was discharged from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
The 41-year-old Hoiberg traveled from Ames, Iowa, to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., for the procedure. The pacemaker originally was implanted during open-heart surgery in 2005 for enlargement of the aortic root. Hoiberg learned last weekend while working out at home that the pacemaker's batteries needed to be replaced.
Hoiberg, a former Iowa State and NBA player, became the school's head coach in 2010 and has guided the Cyclones to three consecutive NCAA Tournament berths.
---Eric McKnight's transfer from Florida Gulf Coast University to Tennessee was shot down by the Southeastern Conference on Tuesday.
The 6-foot-9 McKnight had hoped to play for the Volunteers next season as a graduate transfer after three years at Florida Gulf Coast that included a Sweet 16 appearance in 2013.
The NCAA granted McKnight a transfer exception, but the SEC rejected the waiver and his appeal because McKnight had received disciplinary action while at Florida Gulf Coast. He was suspended for the Eagles' first six games of last season because of a school or team policy violation. McKnight averaged 6.9 points and 5.1 points for FGCU during the 2013-14 season.
---Iowa freshman guard Peter Jok was arrested Tuesday on his second moped-related incident this offseason.
Jok, 20, was pulled over at 11:45 p.m. Monday for improper rear lights and failure to have a safety flag, according to reports. That followed an April 26 arrest for drunken driving on his moped along with improper lights and without a safety flag. He pleaded guilty to drunken driving on May 2, and this latest arrest for driving under suspension carries a serious misdemeanor charge.
Jok averaged 4.4 points and 9.4 minutes last season, and has been expected to compete for a starting position next season.