Charleston Southern players were surprised when this week, before they’re scheduled to play #3 Florida State, around 40 of their players (lots of starters) were suspended for misusing funds that were meant to be used in the bookstore.
So what did they use them on? Prostitutes? Drugs? Alcohol? Pencils? Yeah, it was pencils.
NCAA rules apparently don’t allow you to use money for books on anything other than books. Tough shit if you want to take notes, or need a calculator. Guess you’ve got to fail.
Absurd by the NCAA, of course, but that’s what we’ve come to expect. It’s not that they don’t want you to spend it on other stuff in the bookstore, they want as much money back as possible, to make more money for themselves. Here’s how Charleston Southern players reacted to the news: