03/16/2015 01:28 pm ET Updated Mar 16, 2015

John Oliver Tears Into The NCAA And March Madness In Blistering Segment

On "Last Week Tonight" John Oliver didn't just poke fun at March Madness. He triumphed in a 20-minute full-court press of a rant against the hypocrisy of the NCAA Tournament and the suits who run it.

Oliver took shot after shot at the NCAA's refusal to pay collegiate athletes, a situation that, as he pointed out, becomes magnified during a "billion dollar sports enterprise where the athletes are not paid a penny."

He noted that everything is branded, that an education for some is fraudulent, and that most of these players are longshots to play professionally anyway.

Thankfully, their role-model coaches are reaping the benefits with multimillion dollar contracts. Says Oliver: "Now before you get too shocked, remember that America has a long proud history of paying aging white men unconscionable amounts of money for screaming at people."

Watch above and stick around for Oliver's take on a hyperrealistic college hoops video game.

H/T The Big Lead



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