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Louisiana-Monroe will ask to stay as Indians

Updated: August 25, 2005, 1:41 PM ET
Associated Press

MONROE, La. -- Louisiana-Monroe will ask the NCAA to allow them to remain the Indians.

The school will appeal the NCAA's recent ruling banning the use of Indian names and imagery, athletic director Bobby Staub said.

"We received information from the NCAA about the appeals process and that's what we were waiting on," Staub said. "Now we're collecting that data and we're going back to our committee that was involved in our mascot self study to begin with. They are formulating ...

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