NCAA criticized for the disparity between the men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, NCAA has recently apologized this Saturday.
The criticism started after a Stanford University coach posted a photo to social media comparing the men’s and women’s weight setups.
Moreover, the photo compared the weight room for the men’s basketball team and the women’s team.
University of Oregon sophomore Sedona Prince also posted a social media video of the “weight room” offered at the women’s tournament in San Antonio.
It showed a small rack of free weights with no benches or other amenities for women.
While men received a room full of all the weight setups. After the controversy, players, coaches, and fans heavily criticized the organization.
Criticism from players, coaches, and fans
Firstly, University of Oregon sophomore Sedona Prince criticized the disparity.
“Lemme shows y’all the men’s weight room,” Prince said.
She showed a video cut to a well-equipped gym at the men’s tournament in Indiana.
Prince scoffed at the NCAA’s initial response that the difference was due to space constraints.
She posted a video of the roomy space available in San Antonio.