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Cleared Duke lacrosse player opts to attend Brown

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RALEIGH (AP) -- One of three former Duke lacrosse players cleared of rape charges has decided he will attend Brown University in the fall.

Reade Seligmann says in a statement that he's looking forward to being a student again.

The announcement comes a day after the Blue Devils lost to Johns Hopkins 12-to-11 in the NCAA championship game in Baltimore.

Seligmann's attorney Jim Cooney says his client will play lacrosse at Brown. Cooney says Seligmann earned a 3.5 grade-point-average despite being charged with rape, kidnapping and sexual offense.

Collin Finnerty and Dave Evans were also indicted after a woman told police she was attacked by three men at a team party. Seligmann and Finnerty, both sophomores at the time, were suspended from Duke after the charges were filed.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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