Latino Sports Daily: Racism Hits NCAA Tournament 2012

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- March Madness is heating up as the NCAA tournament 2012 continues. But for some NCAA basketball players, there's more to worry about than making their schools proud. Angel Rodriguez, for one, has had to deal with the reality of racism in the south as his team, Kansas State University, played against Southern Mississippi University.

As Rodriguez got to the free throw line, Southern Miss students could be heard chanting "where's your green card?" to the Puerto Rican player. 

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Ignoring the fact that Puerto Ricans are U.S. citizens (as they're clearly unaware of), the blatant racism was an embarrassment to Southern Miss. University President Martha Saunders released a statement apologizing to Rodriguez and indicating that the students involved would face disciplinary action. (Fox News Latino)

- In more March Madness news, Syracuse University is trying to get to the top without Fab Melo. Their performance has kept them in the tournament so far, but some sports analysts are saying they might struggle to make it through to the next NCAA bracket after narrowly avoiding an upset in their last game. (ESPN)

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