Shaun R. Harper, professor and executive director of the Race and Equity Center at the University of Southern California, has quite the hot take in the Washington Post on white men profiting off of black college basketball players:
Perspective | Good bet for the office NCAA pool: Black men will play and white men will profit https://t.co/3brXycW3Io
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) March 11, 2018
The estimated cost of a USC education for the 2017/2018 academic year is $72,273, or $361,365 if the player is at the university for the entire 5 years covered by the typical athletic scholarship:
Nope, Professor Harper is serious:
Not the Onion. https://t.co/LM0ZRvnKQD
— Josh Kraushaar (@HotlineJosh) March 12, 2018
Everything is racist, part 423786 https://t.co/a1WdyLOx7F
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) March 11, 2018
As for USC players in the tournament, they’ll be watching at home. You see, they’re under FBI investigation over illegal payments to players and it’s thought the NCAA didn’t pick them for the tourney this year just to avoid the embarrassment:
So here's the thing about USC, Okla State and Louisville (FBI investigation teams) not making the field.
While you can make a case for each you can also make a pretty clear case against each so i'm not much for the conspiracy theory.
— Ralph D. Russo (@ralphDrussoAP) March 12, 2018
'Everything is racist': Obama speechwriter calls out Trump over attack on Maxine Waters, but there's just one problem… https://t.co/AVnCC8aekR
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) March 11, 2018