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Oregon suspends 3 after reported rape investigation; no charges filed

By Jeff Borzello | College Basketball Writer

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Oregon forward Damyean Dotson was among three Oregon players suspended from the team on the heels of a rape investigation that will not be prosecuted because of a lack of evidence, The Oregonian reported.

Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin also were named in the Eugene (Ore.) Police Department report obtained by CBSSports.com/247Sports and are "not currently participating in any team activities," the announcement from the school said. Only Dotson was listed as a suspect by the Lane County District Attorney's office, which said it would not pursue prosecution, The Oregonian reported.

The paper also reported Artis and Dotson told law enforcement officials the sex was consensual, and that Austin also was contacted by the police but asked that any inquiries be referred to his lawyer.

The paper reported the district attorney's office wrote:

"While there is no doubt the incidents occurred, the conflicting statements and actions by the victim make this case unprovable as a criminal case."

While at the house, the victim told police she was sexually assaulted twice in a bathroom. According to the report, she went with the three players and another man back to an apartment, where she told police she was again sexually assaulted

Oregon finished 24-10 last season, losing in the Round of 32 to Wisconsin.

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