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Oklahoma State guard Stevie Clark arrested

Clark was arrested Wednesday morning in Edmond traffic stop on possession of marijuana.
by John Helsley Modified: January 1, 2014 at 6:06 pm •  Published: January 1, 2014

Barely into the 2014 calendar, OklahomaState basketball coach Travis Ford might need to amend his resolutions.

Needed: better fortune.

Less than 10 hours into the new year, backup point guard Stevie Clark was arrested and booked into jail in Edmond for possession of marijuana.

As 2013 came to a close, Ford and the No. 6-ranked Cowboys lost starting post player Michael Cobbins for the remainder of the season to a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Clark — who has already served one team suspension as a freshman in this start to his Cowboys career — seemed destined for an increase in playing time as OSU works to offset the loss of Cobbins. Now his immediate future is clouded after he was arrested during a traffic stop Wednesday morning along Interstate 35 near 33rd Street in Edmond.

The former Douglass High School star, twice named State Player of the Year by The Oklahoman, was the passenger in a car pulled over for a seat belt violation at 9:37 a.m. Clark was booked into the Edmond jail before bond was posted and he was released later in the day.

Ford was not available for comment on Clark’s situation or status on Wednesday.

Clark, however, was busy for a time on Twitter.

“It could have been anything he was gone try to ruin me anyways.”

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by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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