Utah coach says team was shaken after experiencing racist hate during NCAA Tournament

Utah head coach Lynne Roberts speaks during a press conference Monday after a second-round game against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

SPOKANE, Wash. — Utah coach Lynne Roberts said her team experienced a series of “racial hate crimes” after arriving at its first NCAA Tournament hotel and was forced to change accommodations during the event for safety concerns.