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Cornell Basketball Player Charged with Rape

A Cornell basketball player has been arrested for rape.

19-year-old Freshman Xavier Eaglin was arrested Sunday. He is charged with first-degree rape and three counts of first-degree criminal sexual act. He is also charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.

Eaglin is in the Tompkins County Jail on $50,000 cash bail. He is next due in City of Ithaca court on Friday. Cornell University Police say the investigation is continuing and further charges are pending.