Officers said the alleged assault occurred early Friday morning in Milledgeville, about 85 miles southeast of Atlanta. The player owns a home about 30 miles to the north on Oconee Lake.
Deputy Police Chief Richard Malone said Roethlisberger had been with three other people who were mingling with another group that included the alleged victim. Malone said the woman, a 20-year-old college student, and her party contacted a nearby police officer following the alleged assault.
The Pistons' Rodney Stuckey was to remain overnight at the Cleveland Clinic after collapsing and being taken from the arena by ambulance in the third quarter Friday night. Stuckey felt dizzy as he walked off the court for a timeout, asked for water and then slumped unconscious into the arms of trainer Arnie Kander. LeBron James had 40 points, 13 rebounds and six assists in the Cavaliers' 99-92 win.- AP