Former MSU star Mateen Cleaves in court for preliminary exam

(WXYZ) - Former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves appeared in court today on sexual assault charges.

His preliminary hearing picked up where it left off a few weeks ago. Cleaves will be back in court on Friday.

Cleaves is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a motel near Flint more than a year ago.

The hearing has included verbal sparring between the defense and prosecution. When the testimony is complete, the judge will decide if there is enough evidence for Cleaves to stand trial.

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