However, they extended an invitation to the University of Illinois's Fighting Illini, claiming that they were contractually obligated to do so because Illinois and Iowa were both in the Big Ten.
I don't know if any trousers are on fire; but I smell the sweet fragrance of Big Ten hypocrisy!
At this time, MSN is conducting a poll asking, "Should UND change its name and logo?" Presently, if UND doesn't do it, the NCAA will forfeit all of the games that they won.
The results, as of 6:30 A.M. on March 2nd are:
73% No, the University should keep them 118,293 votes
6% Yes, the nickname and logo are offensive 9,627 votes
21% I don't care 34,744 votes