Hearing adjourned until July 29 for former MSU basketball star Mateen Cleaves

Posted at 8:58 AM, Jun 28, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-28 12:26:49-04

The hearing for former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves has been adjourned until July 29. 

The 38-year-old is charged with the sexual assault of a woman at a motel last summer following a charity golf event.

Prosecutors say the sexual assault took place during the early morning hours of September 15 of last year.

They say Cleaves took a 24-year-old woman to a motel, which we've learned was the Knights Inn on Grand Blanc Road, after co-hosting a charity golf event earlier in the day.

Someone claiming to be a witness tells 7 Action News she was there the night Mateen Cleaves allegedly sexually assaulted the woman in Mundy Township.

The witness told 7 Action News that the woman tried escaping Room 121 three times, running outside with little to no clothes, but was allegedly chased down by a naked Cleaves.The witness also claimed it was all caught on surveillance video.

Cleaves' attorney says he's innocent, claiming the witness we talked to has no credibility. Frank Manley called the charges for sex assault and unlawful imprisonment outrageous.