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A&M's Elonu to forgo senior season

Updated: June 15, 2009, 5:37 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Texas A&M junior forward Chinemelu Elonu, widely expected to withdraw from the NBA draft, stunned the Aggies by deciding Monday to forgo his senior season.

Texas A&M coach Mark Turgeon confirmed Elonuís decision to ESPN.com on Monday afternoon, an hour before the 5 p.m. ET deadline to withdraw.

Turgeon said the 6-foot-10 Elonu, who had outperformed expectations in predraft workouts, told him it was time to move on. Elonu graduated in May. But, according to Turgeon, losing Elonu ...

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