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Topic - Brian Faison
Brian Faison, the university's athletics director, has said the nickname's continued use has made it difficult to schedule some rival schools, including Minnesota and Wisconsin, and has cast doubt on whether UND will be allowed to join the Big Sky Conference in July.
Minnesota, Wisconsin and some other schools already have policies that discourage playing other schools with nicknames that are considered offensive, Mr. Faison said.