Update 11:35 p.m.: According to an article by The New York Times published on Monday, Meredith Watson wrote in Facebook messages to a friend that former Duke men's basketball player Corey Maggette raped her in 1999 while both were students at the university. The New York Times reported that in the messages, Watson revealed that school officials did not pursue her claim.
Maggette denied the allegations against him through a spokesperson on Monday night.
"It has only been through media accounts and a statement from Meredith Watson's lawyer that I first learned or heard of anything about these sexual assault allegations," Maggette said in the statement to The New York Times. "I have never sexually assaulted anyone in my life and I completely and categorically deny any such charge."
On Sunday, ESPN broke the story of an alleged sexual assault by a player on Duke University's 1999 men's basketball team.