Former Yale basketball captain sues school over expulsion

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Former Yale basketball captain Jack Montague has filed a lawsuit accusing the Ivy League university of wrongfully expelling him over a sexual assault allegation.

The suit filed Thursday in federal court in Connecticut names Yale as a defendant along with two university officials who were involved in processing the complaint against Montague.

The lawsuit says the woman consented in October 2014 to have sex and also asserts she later came back to Montague's room to spend the night. It alleges the woman had a relationship with Montague previously and was misled into participating in a complaint process initiated by Yale.

A Yale spokesman says the lawsuit is factually inaccurate and baseless and the university plans a vigorous defense.

Montague was expelled from Yale in February.