The Mustangs go into the 74-year-old Brown’s third season on the Hilltop ranked No. 22 in the preseason AP poll. They were picked by American Athletic Conference coaches to finish second in the league behind UConn.
Former SMU commit Emmanuel Mudiay will play with Guangdong of the China Basketball Association next season, according to Yahoo Sports.
SMU basketball commit Emmanuel Mudiay has chosen to begin his professional career overseas rather than join the Mustangs this fall.
When Emmanuel Mudiay announced his commitment to SMU on Saturday night, it didn’t come as too much of a surprise. Since Friday evening, the Mustangs had all the momentum in his recruitment and entered decision day as the favorite.