Teams at the NCAA women's basketball tournament finally have a weight room.
2021 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament Alamodome , Stanford Cardinal (3rd title, 5th title game, 13th Final Four) Arizona Wildcats (1st title game, 1st Final Four)
A day after the NCAA was criticized for not having an adequate facility for the women’s teams to lift, the organization created a fully stocked workout room
The teams had barely landed in Texas when complaints of inequity between the women's and men's tournaments roared over social media ...
Photos showing men’s and women’s training facilities ahead of March Madness drew intense criticism.
A law firm hired to investigate gender disparities around NCAA championship events found that the organization "prioritizes men’s basketball.
In one viral TikTok video, an Oregon player showed a small weight rack for women and a vast weight room for men.
"It's time for women's basketball to receive the treatment it has earned," Nell Fortner argued
When female athletes saw the workout room NCAA provided for the basketball tournament bubble - and compared it to the men's - they cried foul.
Officials apologized for providing inadequate facilities for the women’s basketball players, but later acknowledged they were also receiving cheaper, less sensitive coronavirus tests.