The University of New Orleans has changed its mind.

Originally headed toward non-scholarship Division III, UNO is now proposing to the LSU Board of Supervisors their intention to be a part of NCAA Divison II.

Athletics Director Amy Champion said the opportunity to have a conference home (Gulf South) was a huge factor in the decision.

More on the story from the UNO website:

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