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Creighton point guard turns himself into authorities

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Creighton guard Maurice Watson Jr. has turned himself into Omaha authorities in response to an arrest warrant.

Omaha Police said Watson turned himself in Sunday afternoon and was booked on a charge of first-degree sexual assault.

Watson's attorneys told the Omaha World-Herald that Watson had been driving to Omaha from Philadelphia since Friday.

A police report says a 19-year-old woman told investigators that Watson had nonconsensual sexual intercourse with her early in the morning Feb. 4.

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Watson's attorney, Stu Dornan, has said Watson denies the allegations.

The university announced Wednesday that Watson had been suspended from all athletic-related activities since Feb. 13. The 23-year-old senior point guard suffered a season-ending knee injury last month.