NCAA Women’s March Madness Oozes Strong Fyre Fest Vibes Compared To Men’s Accommodations And People Are Pissed

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Stop me if you’ve heard this before, but the NCAA is cutting corners to save a dime in its latest Title IX PR nightmare, complete with its own hashtag: #NotNCAAProperty.

Female college basketball players settled into their bubble in San Antonio and their accommodations for the two-week tournament are akin to Andy Dufresne at Shawshank, minus the beautiful library.

Male college ballers appear to be enjoying the high-life in Indianapolis, with access to an expansive weight room and buffet fit for the Klumps.

The uproar began after 6’7” Oregon forward Sedona Prince tweeted out a video calling attention to the disparity, which at the time of this writing has been viewed 4.2 million times.

In the wake of the embarrassment, NCAA vice president Lynn Holzman released a statement essentially admitting wrongdoing.

“We acknowledge that some of the amenities teams would typically have access to have not been as available inside the controlled environment. In part, this is due to the limited space and the original plan was to expand the workout area once additional space was available later in the tournament. However, we want to be responsive to the needs of our participating teams, and we are actively working to enhance existing resources at practice courts, including additional weight training equipment.”

Food and weights was merely a catalyst to revive the conversation around the NCAA, which makes $1 billion annually, and its exploitation of players.

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