These guys surely are living like kings compared to how I was living while at KU. The academic support they get at KU is also insanely good, not to mention the training/rehab/workout/meeting room facilities. Training table ain't so bad either!
When I was at KU, the weight room was stuck under the bleachers of Memorial Stadium and was about as old school as you can get. Looked like something straight out of the 1950's or 1960's.
The Towers was about as flashy or upscale as things got for student athletes back then and even then a lot of athletes didn't live there because of lack of space. The "unlucky ones" had to live in Naismith Hall.
Times have changed!
One would think that a FREE education is surely enough of a benefit. The world has simply gone nucking futz.