ATLANTA (AP) -Georgia Tech guard Javaris Crittenton will remain in the NBA draft, deciding to turn pro after one season with the Yellow Jackets.
Crittenton made the decision after meeting with his family and coach Paul Hewitt. The guard tied for the team scoring lead at 14.4 points per game and ranked second in the ACC with an average of 5.8 assists.
The school announced his decision in a statement Friday.
``Everyone has given me their support and blessing,'' Crittenton said. ``I see this as an opportunity, and I plan to put my best foot forward and give it my all. I'd like to thank all of my coaches, teammates and fans for a great time at Georgia Tech.''
Crittenton helped lead Tech to a 20-12 record and a berth in the NCAA tournament.
Another Georgia Tech freshman, forward Thaddeus Young, has entered his name in the draft but has yet to hire an agent. He has until June 18 to withdraw.

NCAAB Headlines

NCAAB Top Stories

Thumbnail Xavier vs. Arizona Prediction Is Arizona laying too many points to Xavier in tonight's NCAA tournament Sweet 16 matchup at 10:09PM ET?
Thumbnail Purdue vs. Kansas Prediction Will No. 1 Kansas continue to roll along when it takes on No. 4 Purdue in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament tonight at...
Thumbnail West Virginia vs. Gonzaga Prediction Can West Virginia upset Gonzaga tonight in the NCAA tournament? Tip-off for this matchup is set for 7:39PM ET.
Thumbnail Michigan vs. Oregon Prediction No. 7 Michigan looks to continue its Cinderella run in the NCAA Tournament when it faces No. 3 Oregon in the Sweet 16 at...
Thumbnail CSU Bakersfield vs. UT-Arlington Pick Can No. 8 Cal-State Bakersfield continue its surprising run through the NIT Tournament when it takes on No. 6 Texas-Arlington in the...

NCAAB Team Pages