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Mississippi State wing arrested for driving on suspended license

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Ben Howland needs to teach his team about Uber.

Or, at the very least, carpooling.

For the second time this offseason, a Mississippi State basketball player has been arrested for driving with a suspended license. This time is was Xavier Stapleton, according to a report from the Clarion Ledger, who was arrested after getting pulled over for going 38 mph in a 20 mph zone.

Stapleton officially joined the program last month after transferring in from Louisiana Tech. He averaged 6.7 points as a freshman for the Bulldogs, but it sitting out the 2015-16 season under NCAA transfer rules.

In April, big man Johnny Zuppardo was arrested for driving on a suspended license when he was pulled over for running a red light.