And we're down to five.

Five nicknames are left in the running for the new nickname for the University of North Dakota.

According to a report by Kare 11, the NBC affiliate in the Twin Cities, these are the five names in the running.

-- Fighting Hawks

-- Nodaks

-- North Stars

-- Roughriders

-- Sundogs

In addition, the Grand Forks Herald reports that there were eliminated options, like the choice to move ahead with "no nickname" or just refer to the team as North Dakota.

In 2012 after local protests and a push from the NCAA, UND removed the name of "Fighting Sioux".