Many sports fans in the United States love college sports more than anything else. They show incredible loyalty to their school team and follow it daily. However, sometimes horrible scandals arise that taint college sports. So today, we’ll look at the darkest moments in NCAA history.
Some colleges blatantly lured athletes to their programs by offering them illegal incentives. Other universities covered up allegations and protected their vile staff members for unexplainable reasons. There are also plenty of hazing stories and crazy student behavior. Check out these wild and sordid tales of collegiate sports here.
New Mexico Hazing
This was one of the darkest moments in modern NCAA basketball history. New Mexico State suspended its program after alleged hazing incidents tainted it. Two players revealed that they experienced harassment and bullying before they quit the team. It rocked the Las Cruces-based school because they never saw it coming.
The school chancellor wrote the following statement in a letter to the student body. He said: “Hazing is a despicable act. It humiliates and degrades someone and has the potential to cause physical and emotional harm or even death. Sadly, hazing can become part of an organization’s culture, if left unchecked (via Fox Sports).”