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Summit considering North Dakota

Updated: June 23, 2010, 5:51 PM ET
Associated Press

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The Summit League will begin evaluating the University of North Dakota for possible membership and could send officials for a campus visit by the end of the year.

The league had said it would not consider UND until the school resolved the dispute over its Fighting Sioux nickname, which some including the NCAA find offensive. The state Board of Higher Education has since directed UND to begin retiring the nickname.

League commissioner Tom Douple said school presidents ...

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