Ohio State players won#039;t be charged

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 18, 2003

COLUMBUS - No Ohio State football players will be charged after an incident that occurred early Sunday morning near Ohio Stadium, Buckeyes athletic director Andy Geiger said Monday night.

''The investigation is over,'' Geiger said. ''Players will not be charged.''

Geiger would not release details or names of the players.

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WJW-TV in Cleveland reported as many four players were involved in an assault and property damage case about 4 a.m. on Sunday near the stadium and that four women filed a police report.

The Buckeyes beat Purdue 16-13 in overtime Saturday at the stadium.

Geiger said the case was investigated by campus police. A dispatcher at the police department said he could not release any information.