Kansas State University

August 14, 2014

K-State’s Thomas Gipson arrested after traffic stop

Kansas State basketball player Thomas Gipson was arrested Wednesday in Junction City on suspicion of driving while his license was revoked. He was also ticketed for speeding.

Kansas State basketball player Thomas Gipson was arrested Wednesday in Junction City on suspicion of driving while his license was revoked. He was also ticketed for speeding.

Gipson, a senior forward, was stopped on U.S. 77 near the junction of I-70 at 11:56 a.m. for driving 80 mph in a 65-mph zone, Geary County undersheriff Brad Clark said. After a check revealed Gipson’s license had been revoked, he was booked into the Geary County Detention Center and was later released on $1,000 bond.

Gipson averaged 11.7 points and 6.5 rebounds as a junior.

“As is our policy in these situations, we will let the judicial process run its course,” K-State associate director for athletic communications Tom Gilbert said. “Any discipline beyond that will be handled as an internal team matter.”

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