NCAA Faces Backlash Over Disparity Between Women’s, Men’s Weight Rooms

On Thursday, athletes and trainers shared images showing a stark contrast between the women’s and men’s gyms inside of the March Madness bubbles. In a statement, Lynn Holzman, the NCAA’s vice president of women’s basketball, said: “We acknowledge that some of the amenities teams would typically have access to have not been as available inside the controlled environment.”

Holzman also said that the NCAA is “actively working” to enhance existing resources for teams at the women’s basketball tournament in San Antonio, Texas.

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Oregon Ducks forward Sedona Prince shared a video on Thursday:

WNBA star Sabrina Ionescu and others also voiced concerns:


The NCAA released a statement acknowledging the disparity:

NBA stars and others voiced their concern and shared their support for women athletes:

Everything in life isn’t always equal, but this is just flat out ridiculous.

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