Illinois basketball star Terrence Shannon Jr. ordered to stand trial on a rape charge in Kansas

 


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas judge on Friday ordered University of Illinois basketball standout Terrence Shannon Jr. to stand trial on a rape charge following testimony from a woman who said she was "terrified" as she was being assaulted.

Shannon, 23, of Champaign, Illinois, is accused of committing sexual assault on Sept. 9, in Lawrence, Kansas. The Lawrence Journal-World reported that Shannon was in Lawrence that day to watch a football game between the Illini and the University of Kansas.

He has been charged with rape or an alternative count of sexual battery. The charge led to Shannon be...



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