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The NCAA Is Getting Killed For This "Free Wi-Fi" Tweet It Sent Out Tonight

The "Tweet" button probably shouldn't have been hit tonight, NCAA. 

One of the NCAA's official twitter accounts, @InsidetheNCAA, sent out a tweet tonight boasting about the fact that it provides free wi-fi to student athletes at all of the team hotels during the NCAA Tournament. 

Here it is. 

">March 17, 2016

Unsurprisingly, the NCAA is getting roasted for it.

The tweet, of course, rings pretty hollow when you consider the NCAA has a $10.8 billion TV deal with CBS and Turner Sports for the tournament. That's roughly $720 million/year and close to 75 percent of the NCAA's yearly revenue. The student-athletes playing in the NCAA Tournament are given none of that money. 

">@InsidetheNCAA https://t.co/RdfZ3bgPQe

— Jeff Cavanaugh (@JC1053) March 17, 2016

">@InsidetheNCAA oh. Is it cool if CBS buys the #MarchMadness rights for free wifi instead of billions of dollars?

— JacobeanMogatu (@JacobeanMogatu)

@InsidetheNCAA oh. Is it cool if CBS buys the #MarchMadness rights for free wifi instead of billions of dollars?

— JacobeanMogatu (@JacobeanMogatu) March 17, 2016

">March 17, 2016

">@InsidetheNCAA why even put something like this out there, it's like you are asking people to make fun of you..........even more.

— DJsuperFAN (@DJsuperFAN)

@InsidetheNCAA why even put something like this out there, it's like you are asking people to make fun of you..........even more.

— DJsuperFAN (@DJsuperFAN) March 17, 2016

">March 17, 2016

">@InsidetheNCAA when you make millions off of them, what's free internet every now and then?

— Charlie (@notcharchar)

@InsidetheNCAA when you make millions off of them, what's free internet every now and then?

— Charlie (@notcharchar) March 17, 2016

">March 17, 2016

">@InsidetheNCAA pic.twitter.com/1T7EBvzeUF

— Khumbu (@CKM11)

@InsidetheNCAApic.twitter.com/1T7EBvzeUF

— WIZARD KELLY (@CKM11) March 17, 2016

">March 17, 2016

">@InsidetheNCAA pic.twitter.com/IHg2UJWKcA

— Christian (@CMBraves59)

@InsidetheNCAApic.twitter.com/IHg2UJWKcA

— Depressed sport fan (@CMBraves59) March 17, 2016

">March 17, 2016

The NCAA Tournament's first round starts on Thursday. A full schedule can be found here.