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The NCAA Is Getting Crushed For This Old Tweet During The Tournament

A Final Four logo on the court in Arlington.

ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 07: The Final Four logo is seen on the court following the NCAA Men's Final Four Championship between the Kentucky Wildcats and th Connecticut Huskies at AT&T Stadium on April 7, 2014 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

The NCAA Tournament is in full swing. After a bevy of upsets in the first round of the tourney, tickets to the Sweet 16 are on the line this weekend.

The action kicked off on Saturday afternoon with a match-up between No. 6 Maryland and No. 3 LSU. While the play on the court is the main story of the weekend, fans on social media have been busy giving the NCAA a hard time.

An old tweet sent out by the NCAA made the rounds on social media. In the tweet, the NCAA boasted about providing free wi-fi to student athletes.

"The NCAA provides free wi-fi to student-athletes at all of the team hotels during the DI men's basketball championship," the NCAA said.

The tweet came in response to student-athletes complaining they couldn't do their homework at the team hotel without internet access. Those players had to pay for their own internet before the NCAA stepped up.

Naturally, those on social media had a field day with the old tweet. In the age where most believe college athletes should be paid, boasting about paying for wi-fi isn't a great look for the NCAA.

The NCAA tournament rolls on with eight match-ups on the Saturday docket.