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Former Oklahoma State University player Stevie Clark claimed in a lawsuit that he was subjected to "hazing and disrespect" by ex-teammate Marcus Smart during their time on the school's basketball team.

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The lawsuit  filed in Oklahoma County Court on Wednesday against Oklahoma State University,  its Board of Regents and coach Travis Ford by  Clark with Smart, who is now playing with the Boston Celtics, being named therein, according to Comcast Sportsnet.

Clark is mainly asking for "compensatory and punitive damages".

The ex-player's complaint also alleges that Oklahoma State and/or head coach Travis Ford placed him on psychotropic drugs without his knowledge Mass Live reported.

Oklahoma State supposedly also failed to fulfill recruiting promises such as playing time and a new car.

Clark added that the school refused to release him from his scholarship to enable him to opportunites at another Division I school even after he was dismissed from the OSU team.

According to the complaint Clark expressed his frustration to Coach Ford about the way Smart treated him.
It eventually led to Ford putting Clark on psychotropic drugs without the latter's consent. 

Ford also required Clark to ingest the medication as a condition of the complainant practicing with the team.

Almost immediately, Clark  supposedly began to experience the drug's side effects that manifested in suicidal and homicidal thoughts as well as erratic behavior.

Clark also claimed that when he suspended prior to his dismissal in February, 2014, it was due to being made a scapegoat to save his starting teammates when marijuana was discovered in their possession.

Clark was arrested in January, 2014, after police saw him rolling a marijuana blunt when pulled over in a traffic stop.

He was again arrested a month later when he was reportedly spotted urinating out of a moving car's window.

Oklahoma State spokesperson Gary Shutt sadi that the school has reviewed Clark's petition and found his claims to be "completely and utterly baseless."​