Final Four coaches weigh in on Religious Freedom Restoration Act

INDIANAPOLIS, In. (WTVQ) – Coach Calipari, and the three other head men’s basketball coaches in the Final Four are coming out against Indiana’s new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

The coaches discussed the issue in a conference call Wednesday.  In a statement, the coaches said they all support the policies of the NCAA and their respective universities, but added that "discrimination of any kind should not be tolerated."

They went on to say, "…as a part of America’s higher education system, college basketball plays an important role in diversity, equality, fairness and inclusion, and will continue to do so in the future."

The men’s semi-finals and championship game will be played in Indianapolis starting Saturday.

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