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With the final horn sounding the UCONN Huskies have just won the 2014 Men’s and Women’s College Basketball Tournament for only the second time in school history. As the Huskies celebrated so did the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as they racked up nearly one billion dollars in revenue from the tournament (Morganteen “Should Student Athletes Be Paid? No, Says NCAA President”). This statement brings up the issue whether or not the NCAA is hiding revenue received from college athletics for there own greed. Several people agree that providing student-athletes with a full scholarship is enough for them to be paid with; however, others argue that universities are making too much of a profit off of them.
With many of these ideas being stated many people don’t realize what a student athlete actually is. A student-athlete is defined as an enrolled student who participates in an organized competitive sport sponsored by the college/university in which he or she is enrolled. Student-athletes must balance the roles of being both a student and an athlete at their school. Many stu…