Last month, former Tar Heel standout Rashad McCants made news when he talked about the academic misconduct that occurred during his team at North Carolina. Among the allegations: his tutors wrote his term papers, he rarely had to attend any classes while he was on campus, and McCants took what he called “bogus classes” that were put in place to help athletes stay academically eligible in order to play.
In a radio appearance on Monday, McCants was asked whether he would have a conversation with the University of North Carolina regarding his allegations. McCants is looking for compensation for what he calls a “subpar educational experience” and wants the NCAA to help other athletes with their college education.
McCants says potential funding from the university and the NCAA are already in the works: I mean I have a check being written to me from the University of North Carolina for over $10 million due to the exploitation of me as a player and the lack of education that I received. The NCAA has a check for me for over $300 million to help me facilitate these sports education programs across the country. These are things that’s in the works.”
We’ll see if the university or the NCAA responds to this.
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