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Schools Turn Blind Eye to Student Athletes to Keep Them Eligible

" Rashad McCants, who starred on the 2005 North Carolina championship team, comes clean about his experience at UNC—and says academics could hardly have been [...]

Rashad McCants, who starred on the 2005 North Carolina championship team, comes clean about his experience at UNC—and says academics could hardly have been more of a sham. He claims he skipped classes, had his papers written for him, and that Roy Williams and the athletic department “100 percent” knew what the school was doing to keep athletes eligible.

McCants opened up to Outside The Lines yesterday, and everything he said backs up what’s been reported about UNC’s Department of African and Afro-American Studies over the last few years. But it’s something very different to hear it coming out of a player’s mouth.”

 

Excerpt copied from: http://deadspin.com/rashad-mccants-made-the-deans-list-at-unc-without-atte-1587050360

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