by Bill DiFilippo

Colorado State forward Chane Behanan has declared for the NBA Draft, ending his controversial college career.

Behanan was an impact player on Louisville’s 2012-13 National Championship-winning team, but was suspended coming into the 2013-14 campaign. He was dismissed from the team in December of 2013, and later transferred to Colorado State, where he planned on joining the school’s basketball team.

Via The Denver Post:

Behanan enrolled at Colorado State in January, and he was slated to compete for the Rams at the conclusion of the fall semester next season.

“After a lot of thought, I have decided to put my name into the NBA draft and begin my professional career,” said Behanan in a statement. “I want to thank Coach Eustachy and his staff for the opportunity to continue my college career at Colorado State, and for their support over the past five months. This was a very difficult decision, but after speaking with my family, Coach (John) Lucas, and Coach Eustachy I knew that I had their support to make what I felt was the best decision for me at this point in time.”

Behanan¬†averaged 9.4 points and 6.8 rebounds per game during his time at Louisville. He is the 90th ranked prospect in the 2014 Draft, according to ESPN’s Chad Ford.