Big Sky It Is

As expected, the University of North Dakota announced today that it has accepted an invitation to join the Big Sky Conference.  President Kelley and Athletic Director Brian Faison confirmed what had been rumored over the weekend today at a press conference at UND.  North Dakota will begin Big Sky Conference play in 2012.  Women’s basketball coach Gene Roebuck said today is “probably the greatest day since I’ve been here, and I’ve been here a long time.”  Football coach Chris Mussman added that UND is “truly blessed to be in such a prestigious league.”  Stay tuned to and WDAZ News at 5, 6, and 10:00 for the latest on this story.