Ex-Michigan State star Cleaves arraigned on sex charges

FLINT, Mich. (AP) Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves was arraigned Wednesday on sexual assault charges over the protest of a prosecutor who felt blindsided and believed the brief hearing would be held Thursday. Cleaves, 38, is charged with assaulting a woman at a motel last summer following a charity golf event. Judge M. Cathy Dowd told him to turn in his passport...
Via Associated Press
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Mateen Cleaves facing prison due to sexual assault charges

Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves was charged with sexual assault stemming from an incident that occurred in September of 2015. Per The Detroit News, Cleaves is facing the following charges after allegedly assaulting a 24-year-old woman after a charity golf event in Flint, Mich.: “…unlawful imprisonment, assault with intent to commit criminal sexual penetration...
Via Sportsnaut
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

The Latest: Attorney: Charges against Cleaves are 'false'

FLINT, Mich. (AP) The Latest on criminal sexual conduct charges against former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A defense attorney says criminal sexual conduct charges filed against former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves are ''false'' and are ''catastrophic'' to Cleaves' career. Frank J. Manley also tells The Associated...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Mateen Cleaves faces serious charges in sexual assault case

Mateen Cleaves, the star of Michigan State’s 2000 NCAA championship basketball team, has been charged with several crimes in an alleged sexual assault, according to multiple reports.Via the Detroit News:According to reports, Cleaves and a group went to a Grand Blanc, Mich., bar after a Sept. 14, 2015, charity golf outing, and the 24-year-old alleged victim left with Cleaves in...
Via FOX Sports
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-basketball star Mateen Cleaves faces sex assault charge

FLINT, Mich. (AP) Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves faces charges after a woman says she was held against her will in a motel room and sexually assaulted. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy says the 39-year-old Cleaves was charged Tuesday with criminal sexual conduct, sexual assault and unlawful imprisonment. Arrangements were being made for Cleaves to turn...
Via Associated Press
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Mateen Cleaves being investigated for sexual assault

Former Michigan State Spartans guard Mateen Cleaves is currently under investigation for sexual assault by the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. Tony Paul and George Hunter of The Detroit News reported the development. The case is in Wayne County’s hands, because Genesee County prosecutor David Leyton has a conflict of interest. He is an acquaintance of the alleged victim,...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mateen Cleaves Is Being Investigated For Sexual Assault

Twitter/Cleaves Former Michigan State guard Mateen Cleaves, who starred for the program from 1996 to 2000, is reportedly under investigation for sexual assault, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced Saturday. The Detroit News has more: The case is in Wayne County’s hands, because Genesee County prosecutor David Leyton has a conflict of interest. He is an acquaintance...
Via College Spun
October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Michigan State star Mateen Cleaves in sexual assault investigation

FLINT, Mich. -- Prosecutors say former Michigan State University basketball star and television analyst Mateen Cleaves is the subject of a sexual assault investigation but has not been charged. Wayne County prosecutor's office spokesman Maria Miller confirmed Friday to The Flint Journal that the investigation was transferred to Detroit from Genesee County. Genesee County Prosecutor...
Via Associated Press
October 23, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Mateen Cleaves throws out first pitch before Friday’s Tigers game

Mike Mulholland | Former Michigan State basketball stud Mateen Cleaves threw out the first pitch before Friday’s Rangers-Tigers game at Comerica Park.  Accompanied by Sparty and with the Spartans fight song playing, Cleaves painted the black with a strike. The heady point guard recognized that his arm wasn’t capable of throwing cheese, so he dialed it back and became...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
August 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Alums Magic Johnson, Mateen Cleaves And Steve Smith Hung With MSU Last Night

Michigan State will face Duke in the first semifinal of tonight’s Final Four. The Spartans will be looking for their first title game appearance since 2009 and are hoping to win the national championship for the first time since 2000.  Last night, several Michigan State hoops alums visited with the team at its hotel. Included in the group were Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson...
Via College Spun
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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