Haley, Hanna Cavinder shoot at NCAA before graduation

Haley and Hanna Cavinder haven’t stopped condemning the NCAA.

The former University of Miami basketball star — who was involved in the NCAA’s first NIL violation ruling but was not sanctioned in February — appeared to poke fun at the situation again in a TikTok video posted on Wednesday.

Haley can be seen screwing up a phone call before handing the phone over to Hanna.

“We are calling the NCAA to see if we are allowed to graduate,” the sisters wrote on the clip.

The siblings smiled and finally posed holding their graduation caps.

In a separate TikTok video, they were all smiles in their caps and captioned, “Graduation with my best friend>”.

Miami University Spring commencement ceremony Friday is kept in the school premises.

The Cavinder twins – who opted not to use their fifth year of eligibility to focus on opportunities outside basketball, including the NIL and long-term brand deals – made headlines in February in the NCAA’s first NIL crackdown.


Haley and Hanna Cavinder criticize the NCAA while celebrating their May 2023 graduation from the University of Miami.
Tiktok / Cavinder Twins

those days, Sports Illustrated published the findings of a nearly year-long investigation into the University of Miami women’s basketball program and its recruiting—which found that Haley and Hanna, along with their parents, had dinner with John Ruiz, one of the victims of the storm. were major boosters, April 13, 2022, at their Miami home.

The NCAA determined that this was a violation of its rules because Haley and Hanna were in the transfer portal at the time.

He transferred from Fresno State to Miami on April 21, 2022 – exactly one week after Ruiz posted a picture on twitter In which the Cavinder family was seen standing in front of their house.

The NCAA said in its report that the photo led to an investigation, and that the meeting was conducted by Hurricanes head coach Katie Meier, who was later suspended for three games.


Haley and Hanna Cavinder graduate from the University of Miami in May 2023.
Haley and Hanna Cavinder graduate from the University of Miami in May 2023.
Tiktok / Cavinder Twins

It’s not the first time that Haley and Hanna — the two top NIL earners, making an estimated seven figures — have thrown shade at the NCAA.

A day after the investigation became public, the pair criticized the NCAA in a social media video that appeared to be filmed in the Hurricanes’ locker room.

Haley posted a video on Twitter that shows the twins reacting to a headline about the test results.


Hanna and Haley Cavinder in Miami in May 2023.
Hanna and Haley Cavinder in Miami in May 2023.
Instagram / Cavinder Twins

“Dear NCAA, Afraid that women athletes are worth it? Let’s hoop.. #GoCanes @CavinderHanna,” Haley wrote,

“BFFR NCAA..” was written above the video, a popular slang term for “f–king for real”.

During an appearance on “Today” last month, Haley and Hanna announced that they have zero deal with WWE and are focused on “a lot of long term deals”.


Haley and Hanna Cavinder at the 2023 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament.
Haley and Hanna Cavinder at the 2023 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament.
Instagram/Cavinder Twins

The siblings teased their potential tag team names in a video on Friday after graduating from the University of Miami.

“The mood when you graduate from U and everyone is asking what your tag team name is,” he wrote above the videoAdding the bulging eyes emoji.

Helly and Hanna became popular fixtures on TikTok with their dancing videos during the COVID-19 pandemic.

She has continued to work on growing her brands through various deals with Victoria’s Secret, Champs Sports, and other fitness, fashion, health, and lifestyle companies.

The Cavinder twins gained attention during March Madness, when the senior guards helped Miami reach its first Elite Eight in program history.

The Hurricanes’ run ended there as they were eliminated by eventual-champion LSU.

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