Earl Clark (born January 17, 1988) is an American basketball player who formerly played for the University of Louisville men's basketball team.
Clark attended Rahway High School in Rahway, New Jersey, United States. There, he scored 1,245 career points. As a senior, he averaged 25.2 points, 13.2 rebounds and five assists per game.
As a freshman along with Derrick Caracter, Edgar Sosa, and Jerry Smith, the young group struggled early in the 2006-07 season. The team went on to win 8 out of its last 10 games, earning a bid to the NCAA Tournament.
In the first game of the 2007 NCAA Tournament, he scored 12 points, four rebounds and four steals against Stanford.
Clark decided not to put his name in the 2008 NBA Draft and return to the University of Louisville.
Early in his Junior season, Clark announced that he would forgo his senior season to enter the 2009 NBA Draft, and is a potential first round pick. On April 4, 2009, agent Dan Fegan told ESPN that he had signed Clark as a client shortly after the end of Louisville's 2008–09 season, which under NCAA rules ends Clark's college eligibility....
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