The 19-year-old Rees was charged with one count of battery, two counts of resisting law enforcement and one count of illegal consumption of alcohol by a minor. Police had filed a preliminary charge of felony battery on a police officer, which would have required him to stay in jail until being arraigned before a judge.
In other college news:
* Two people familiar with the situation said Charlotte is leaving the Atlantic 10 and rejoining Conference USA for the 2013-14 season. The university has scheduled a Friday news conference.
* Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby told his staff that he is leaving after 6 years to become the Big 12 Conference commissioner, according to a person with knowledge of the discussion.
Philly File *
The University of the Sciences was one of 24 NCAA Division II schools recognized as recipients of the first Division II Presidents' Award for Academic Excellence honoring athletics programs with 4-year academic success rates of 90 percent or more.
Sport Stop *
Former lightweight champion Andrew "Andy" Ganigan died at home in Las Vegas early Wednesday of end-stage liver cancer. He was 59. The 5-6 Ganigan was dubbed the "Hawaiian Punch." He won NABF and WAA titles, and had a 34-5 record with 30 knockouts from 1972 to 1983.