NCAA Athletic Resources for Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Teams Vastly Different

As reported by Doug Feinberg of the Associated Press, the NCAA’s glaring error in the athletic resources provided to men’s basketball tournament teams compared with women’s tournament teams.

Resources for men in Indianapolis include weight rooms full of equipment, whereas the women’s facilities in San Antonio consisted of a few yoga mats and one rack of dumbbells.

Multiple news sources have pointed out that women are taking daily antigen COVID-19 tests, while the men’s teams are taking PCR COVID-19 tests. It’s been considered by many that the PCR tests are more accurate.

To read more about the discrepancies in accommodations for women’s teams compared with their male counterparts, read the article HERE

The NCAA has reported they are working to address the differences.

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David Keech
Author: David Keech

David Keech is a math teacher in Wisconsin Rapids and public address announcer for Abbotsord High School. He officiates basketball, baseball, and softball in central Wisconsin. He has reported on amateur sports since 2011, known as 'KeechDaVoice.' David can be reached at [email protected]