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May 9, 2024 at 3:58 AM

No hate crime charges filed against man who yelled racist slurs at Utah women's basketball team

A northern Idaho prosecutor won’t bring hate crime charges against an 18-year-old accused of shouting a racist slur at members of the Utah women’s basketball team while the team was in Idaho to attend the NCAA Tournament
May 9, 2024 at 3:58 AM
FILE - Players and staff on the Utah bench react toward the end of a second-round college basketball game against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament in Spokane, Wash., Monday, March 25, 2024. A northern Idaho prosecutor won't bring hate crime charges against an 18-year-old accused of shouting a racial slur at members of the Utah women's basketball team while the team was in Idaho to attend the NCAA Tournament. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)
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Women's NCAA tournament stars expected to go early in WNBA Draft

L-S-U'S Angel Reese, South Carolina's Kamila Cardoso and Iowa's Caitlyn Clark are heading to the pros. They're expected to be drafted into the WNBA in the leagues first round draft.
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VIDEO: Women's NCAA tournament stars expected to go early in WNBA Draft
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Legendary basketball coach Tara VanDerveer announces retirement

Stanford’s VanDerveer, who is the winningest head coach in all of NCAA basketball, announced her retirement after 38 seasons.
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VIDEO: Legendary basketball coach Tara VanDerveer announces retirement
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Stanford's Tara VanDerveer, NCAA's winningest coach, retiring after 38 seasons

The head coach of Stanford's women's basketball team is ending on a high note.
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Head coach Tara VanDerveer of the Stanford Cardinal yells during the first half against the NC State Wolfpack in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at Moda Center on March 29, 2024 in Portland, Ore.
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South Carolina beats Iowa to win women’s NCAA championship

The University of South Carolina Gamecocks completed a perfect season, defeating the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, 87-75.
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VIDEO: South Carolina beats Iowa to win women’s NCAA championship
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Dawn Staley talks South Carolina’s perfect season and March Madness win

The women’s head coach for the University of South Carolina shares what it feels like for the team to complete a perfect, undefeated season with an NCAA championship win over Iowa.
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VIDEO: Dawn Staley talks South Carolina’s perfect season and March Madness win
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UConn beats Purdue to win NCAA championship

The University of Connecticut Huskies became the first team to win back-to-back titles in 17 years.
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VIDEO: UConn beats Purdue to win NCAA championship
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UConn coach Dan Hurley talks NCAA win

The University of Connecticut men’s basketball coach shares his reaction to the Huskies’ second straight March Madness win.
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VIDEO: UConn coach Dan Hurley talks NCAA win
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UConn beats Purdue to win men's basketball NCAA National Championship

The Connecticut Huskies were up 36-30 over the Purdue Boilermakers at halftime.
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The Connecticut Huskies celebrate after beating the Purdue Boilermakers 75-60 to win the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament National Championship game at State Farm Stadium on April 08, 2024 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Chris Coduto/Getty Images)
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Record viewership for women's NCAA basketball championship

The matchup between the University of South Carolina and the Iowa Hawkeyes was the most-watched basketball game in years, according to TV ratings.
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VIDEO: Record viewership for women's NCAA basketball championship
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Ratings and ticket sales show record-breaking season for women's college basketball

Interest in women's college basketball is on the rise.
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South Carolina players and coaches celebrate after the Final Four college basketball championship game against Iowa in the women's NCAA Tournament, Cleveland, OH, April 7, 2024.
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What's next for Caitlin Clark after record-breaking college career

The University of Iowa women's basketball phenom is projected to be the No. 1 pick for the 2024 WNBA draft.
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Caitlin Clark #22 of the Iowa Hawkeyes dribbles around Bree Hall #23 of the S.C. Gamecocks during the 2024 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament National Championship at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse April 07, 2024 in Cleveland, Ohio.
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South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley discusses perfect season, Caitlin Clark

Coach Dawn Staley praised her "unlikely group" for committing to a higher standard and winning the team's third NCAA women's basketball championship title.
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Head coach Dawn Staley of the South Carolina Gamecocks cuts down the net after beating the Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2024 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament National Championship at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on April 7, 2024 in Cleveland.
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SC Gamecocks defeat Iowa Hawkeyes in NCAA women's basketball championship

The South Carolina Gamecocks defeated the Iowa Hawkeyes 87-75 on Sunday, completing a perfect 38-0 season.
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MiLaysia Fulwiley #12 of the South Carolina Gamecocks and Raven Johnson #25 of the South Carolina Gamecocks celebrate after beating the Iowa Hawkeyes in the 2024 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament National Championship.(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
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South Carolina women's basketball team crowned national champions

On Sunday, the South Carolina women's team beat Iowa, winning a third title in seven years.
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VIDEO: South Carolina women's basketball team crowned national champions
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Women’s championship game break down with ESPN’s Andraya Carter

ESPN basketball analyst Andraya Carter breaks down the women’s final matchup between South Carolina and Iowa.
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VIDEO: Women’s championship game break down with ESPN’s Andraya Carter
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March Madness excitement builds ahead of championship games

The March Madness tournament is now narrowed down for the championship games against the men’s Purdue and UConn and the women’s South Carolina and Iowa.
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VIDEO: March Madness excitement builds ahead of championship games
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Women's national championship game set

Iowa defeated the University of Connecticut Friday, advancing to the national championship game against South Carolina.
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VIDEO: Women's national championship game set
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All eyes on NCAA women's Final Four

Excitement grows for the big matchups this weekend as Iowa, South Carolina, NC State and UConn vie for the championship game.
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VIDEO: All eyes on NCAA women's Final Four
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The winner of the NCAA women's basketball tourney will be crowned in Cleveland

The NCAA women's basketball Final Four tips off in Cleveland Friday night. The panel weighs in on which team will be cutting down the nets.
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What to know ahead of women’s Final Four showdowns

ABC News’ Will Reeve and ESPN basketball analyst Andraya Carter break down what you need to know before South Carolina faces off against NC State and Iowa takes on UConn.
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VIDEO: What to know ahead of women’s Final Four showdowns
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What to expect in the NCAA’s women’s final four

Former Notre Dame women’s basketball coach and ACC Network analyst Muffet McGraw talks about the surge in popularity for the women’s teams and Caitlin Clark’s momentum.
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VIDEO: What to expect in the NCAA’s women’s final four
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Women’s NCAA Final Four ticket prices surge

The average price of a ticket is now $2,323 ahead of the showdown between UConn and Iowa.
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VIDEO: Women’s NCAA Final Four ticket prices surge
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Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder talks 'amazing' Caitlin Clark, preparing for Final Four

Iowa women's basketball head coach Lisa Bluder talks to "GMA" about the team's 94-87 win over LSU and advancing to the Final Four.
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Head coach Lisa Bluder of the Iowa Hawkeyes celebrates as she cuts down the net after beating the LSU Tigers in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament at MVP Arena, April 1, 2024, in Albany, New York.
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The women's Final Four is set

ABC News contributor Christine Brennan recaps the latest games in the March Madness tournament, including Iowa's win over LSU in the women's bracket.
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VIDEO: The women's Final Four is set
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Iowa beats LSU to advance to women’s Final Four

ABC News’ Will Reeve has more on Caitlin Clark and the Iowa Hawkeyes’ victory to their second straight Final Four in March Madness.
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VIDEO: Iowa beats LSU to advance to women’s Final Four
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Highly anticipated Iowa vs. LSU game

One of the most highly anticipated games in women’s college basketball takes place Monday, with LSU’s Angel Reese and Iowa’s Caitlin Clark leading their teams to the ultimate rematch.
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VIDEO: Highly anticipated Iowa vs. LSU game
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Men’s Final Four lineup set for March Madness

Purdue will face North Carolina State and UConn will take on Alabama for the men’s tournament. On the women’s side, Iowa and LSU will face off to see which team advances to the women’s Final Four.
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VIDEO: Men’s Final Four lineup is for March Madness
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The March Madness continues

Purdue men's basketball team joins Uconn and Alabama in Final Four, while South Carolina's women's team keeps its perfect season alive after beating Oregon State.
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VIDEO: The March Madness continues
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March Madness breakdown with ESPN’s Andraya Carter

ESPN basketball analyst Andraya Carter breaks down the road to the final four and the biggest moments as the men’s Elite Eight begins and the women’s Sweet 16 continues.
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VIDEO: March Madness breakdown with ESPN’s Andraya Carter
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March to the NCAA Final Four

Plus, Saturday's Powerball jackpot is a cool $935 million as no one has matched all six numbers since New Year's Day.
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VIDEO: March to the NCAA Final Four
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UConn, Clemson, Alabama and Illinois advance to men’s Elite 8

ABC News’ Trevor Ault has all the biggest moments from March Madness.
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VIDEO: UConn, Clemson, Alabama and Illinois advance to men’s Elite 8
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March Madness continues as the Sweet 16 tips off

Rap legend and co-founder of the Big Three League, Ice Cube, confirms star player Caitlin Clark was offered $5 million to play for the group.
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VIDEO: March Madness continues as the Sweet 16 tips off
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Investigation after Utah women’s basketball players say they were called racial slurs

Police say they are investigating after members of Utah women’s basketball team claim they were racially harassed while in Idaho for the NCAA tournament.
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VIDEO: Investigation after Utah women’s basketball players say they were called racial slurs
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What to know ahead of NCAA Men’s Sweet 16

ABC News’ Trevor Ault shares the biggest March Madness matchups for this round, including a potential Cinderella story brewing for North Carolina State as it takes on Marquette.
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VIDEO: What to know ahead of NCAA Men’s Sweet 16
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Stars of the NCAA women's basketball tourney heading for a showdown

The Panel discuss the play of star players like JuJu Watkins and Caitlyn Clark. Both players, among others, have led their teams to the Sweet Sixteen.
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VIDEO: Stars of the NCAA women's basketball tourney heading for a showdown
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Iowa advances to Women’s Sweet 16 in March Madness

Caitlin Clark and No. 1 seed Iowa survived a challenge from West Virginia to win 64-54, while Clark broke the women’s NCAA single-season scoring record in the final minute.
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VIDEO: Iowa advances to Women’s Sweet 16 in March Madness
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NCAA women's tournament hype fuels surge in fans

NCAA women's basketball has been rising in ratings as stars such as Paige Bueckers, Angel Reese, Hannah Hidalgo, Juju Watkins and Caitlin Clark wow fans across the country.
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VIDEO:  NCAA women's tournament hype fuels surge in fans
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By The Numbers: March Madness

A look at the numbers behind the first weekend of the men’s and women’s NCAA March Madness tournament.
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VIDEO: By The Numbers: March Madness
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Victorious tourney teams heading to the Sweet 16

A buzzer beater and blow outs send several teams to the next stage in the men's NCAA tournament.
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VIDEO: Victorious tourney teams heading to the Sweet 16
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‘Sweet 16’ set for March Madness

ABC News’ Will Reeve has the latest on the NCAA competition, including LSU women’s team’s comeback against Middle Tennessee and Houston’s men’s team dramatic victory in overtime.
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VIDEO: ‘Sweet 16’ set for March Madness
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Referee gets removed from March Madness game

Referee Tommi Paris gets removed in NC state Chattanooga Women's Basketball game Saturday.
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VIDEO: Referee gets removed from March Madness game
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The Women's NCAA tournament tips off

First-round play has begun, and this will be Caitlyn Clark's final tournament with Iowa, and many expect her to be hoisting the championship trophy in the end.
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VIDEO: The Women's NCAA tournament tips off
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Multiple 11 seeds pull off upsets at start of March Madness

ABC News’ Will Reeve shares the highlights and biggest moments from the first day of March Madness.
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VIDEO: Multiple 11 seeds pull off upsets at start of March Madness
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1st round of March Madness begins: What to know

Grambling State and Colorado won their First Four games in the men’s tournament, while Presbyterian and Vanderbilt both punched their tickets to round one on the women’s side.
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VIDEO: 1st round of March Madness begins: What to know
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Women's 'First Four' games start off March Madness

The NCAA women’s tournament tips off on Wednesday with the first set of “First Four” games, while the men wrap up their “First Four” games to round out the field of 64.
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VIDEO: Women’s ‘First Four’ games begin of March Madness
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What to know about ‘First Four’ games in March Madness

ABC News’ Will Reeve breaks down the games to determine which final four teams will get to officially put their names down on the NCAA bracket.
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VIDEO: What to know about ‘First Four’ games in March Madness
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More than a dozen athletes sue NCAA over their transgender participation policy

The lawsuit stems from an NCAA policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in the category of their affirmed gender on a sport-by-sport basis.
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In this Dec. 5, 2023, file photo, former collegiate swimmer Riley Gaines testifies during a House Oversight Subcommittee on Health Care and Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill, in Washington, D.C.
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College basketball tournaments set to tip off

ESPN women's basketball analyst and former WNBA all-star Rebecca Lobo previews the men’s and women’s tournaments as fans get their brackets ready.
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VIDEO: College basketball tournaments set to tip off
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Brackets are set for 2024 March Madness

ABC News’ Will Reeve breaks down the excitement from Selection Sunday and which teams have made it into the competition.
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VIDEO: Brackets are set for 2024 March Madness