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NCAA council votes to give student-athletes unlimited meals, snacks

April 15, 2014
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The NCAA Legislative Council took steps Tuesday to make sure Division I student-athletes will be well fed.

The Council decided that athletes, walk-ons and those on scholarship, can receive unlimited meals and snacks in conjunction with their athletics participation. Previously, student athletes received three meals a day or a food stipend.

The decision, which has been in the works for some time, comes a week after guard Shabazz Napier, in the aftermath of Connecticut's victory in the national championship game, said he often went to bed hungry because he couldn't afford food.

READ MORE: http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/college/2014/04/15/ncaa-legislative-council-meals-student-athletes/7750413/


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