USC freshman center Vincent Iwuchukwu says he suffered cardiac arrest this summer but is 'feeling great'

USC center Vincent Iwuchukwu, one of the top incoming freshman in men's college basketball, says he suffered cardiac arrest during a workout but is "feeling great."

The incident happened on July 1, and Iwuchukwu was hospitalized for a few days at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CBS Sports reported.

"This past summer I had a sudden cardiac arrest during a workout," Iwuchukwu told CBS Sports in a statement. "Since the event, I have received optimal care from the university and my personal expert medical team. Currently, I am adhering to the standard protocol designed to ensure my health and safety. I'm feeling great and my recovery and rehabilitation remain positive."

Listed at 7-1 and 235 pounds, Iwuchukwu was ranked No. 11 in the 2022 ESPN 100 when he committed to the Trojans; he was USC's fourth five-star big man recruit in the past four classes. Iwuchukwu finished at No. 32 in the final rankings.