Jury seated in suspended Okla. St. player’s trial



STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — A jury has been picked for the trial of suspended Oklahoma State basketball player Darrell Williams, who is accused of sexual assault.

A panel of eight men and four women and a male alternate were chosen Wednesday in Payne County District Court in Stillwater. Opening arguments were scheduled to begin Thursday morning.

Prosecutors have charged Williams with rape by instrumentation and sexual battery for allegedly groping two women and reaching into their pants without their consent during an off-campus party in December 2010. Williams has pleaded not guilty.

He has been suspended indefinitely from the team, sitting out all of last season while the case moved toward trial.