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SportReport: Fairfax accuser told friends she was raped by Corey Maggette

06:36  12 february  2019
06:36  12 february  2019 Source:   nbcsports.com

Mike Krzyzewski addresses Corey Maggette being accused of rape during his time at Duke

Mike Krzyzewski addresses Corey Maggette being accused of rape during his time at Duke Mike Krzyzewski addressed Corey Maggette being identified as the unnamed Duke basketball player who allegedly sexually assaulted Meredith Watson. A friend of Watson’s confirmed in an email to USA TODAY Sports on Monday that she had told him that she was raped by Maggette when the two were at the university in 1999. Krzyzewski first yielded to his earlier statement Saturday, before Maggette was named, but when on the explain that it was a matter that needed to be handled by the university. “I had no knowledge,” Krzyzewski said following Duke’s thrilling comeback win against Louisville.

The woman who has accused Virginia’s lieutenant governor, Justin E. Fairfax , of raping her said that a former N.B.A. player, Corey Maggette , raped her at Duke University 20 years ago and that school officials did not pursue the claim

Corey Antoine Maggette (/məˈɡɛti/; born November 12, 1979) is an American former professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

Report: Fairfax accuser told friends she was raped by Corey Maggette© Todd Warshaw/Allsport The woman who has come forward to accuse Virginia’s lieutenant governor, Justin Fairfax, of raping her told friends that she was also raped by former NBA player Corey Maggette during his one-and-done season at Duke, according to a report on Monday evening from the New York Times.

Maggette was a member of the Blue Devils during the 1998-99 season, playing in the national title game before heading to the NBA. He spent 14 seasons in the league. He currently works as an analyst for Fox Sports, but was pulled from the Clippers broadcast tonight.

According to the Times, the accuser told two different people about the alleged assault by Maggette. One was a friend from her hometown in Baltimore who confirmed the story to the Times on the record. The paper was also provided with FaceBook messages between the accuser and an unidentified friend in which the accuser stated that she did not report Fairfax for rape “after how the university responded when I reported Corey Maggette.”

Virginia lieutenant governor on sexual assault allegations: 'The interactions were consensual'

Virginia lieutenant governor on sexual assault allegations: 'The interactions were consensual' The embattled lieutenant governor of Virginia released a statement on Saturday, denying recent allegations of sexual assault and rape as the state continues to find its top Democratic leaders embroiled in scandal. "I say again without reservation: I did not sexually assault or rape Meredith Watson, Vanessa Tyson or anyone else," Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax said in the statement. Fairfax was accused by two women of sexual assault, including rape by one of the women. In his statement on Saturday, he acknowledges both interactions with the women, but says both instances were consensual.

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Justin Fairfax of sexual assault also alleged she was raped by a Duke basketball player, and on Friday night a university spokesperson told USA TODAY Ms. Watson also told friends , including Justin Fairfax . Mr. Fairfax then used this prior assault against Ms. Watson, as he explained to her during

“It has only been through media accounts and a statement from Meredith Watson’s lawyer that I first learned or heard of anything about these sexual assault allegations,” Maggette said in a statement released to the Times. “I have never sexually assaulted anyone in my life and I completely and categorically deny any such charge.”

These accusations were made on Friday as a result of a scandal that has created a political crisis in the state of Virginia.

After Duke’s win over Virginia on Saturday evening, the following statement was released by athletic director Kevin White: “Duke first learned of the allegations involving a student-athlete last night when they were reported by the media. Coach Krzyzewski confirms that he had no knowledge of the alleged conduct from 1999. The university is looking into the matter and will have no further comment at this time.”

Virginia House Speaker calls on Fairfax to resign.
House of Delegates Speaker Kirk Cox said in a statement that Justin Fairfax's ability to govern has been "permanently impaired."

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