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Bubu Palo Lawsuit Against Sexual Abuse Accuser Settled

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Bubu Palo (WHO-HD)

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AMES, Iowa — A lawsuit filed by former Iowa State University basketball player Bubu Palo has been settled.

Palo sued the woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her in 2012. He was charged in criminal court with sexual abuse but the charges were later dropped.

The lawsuit claimed the woman used the legal process to harass Palo. It was settled Tuesday morning.

Details of the settlement were not released.

Palo was kicked off the basketball team and then reinstated when the charges were dropped, but he never played for Iowa State again.