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    The 20 Most Common NCAA Division I Mascots

    While some colleges encourage creativity, twenty mascots make up over one third of all NCAA schools.

    20. Cardinals (3*)

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    SCHOOLS: Ball State, Lamar, Louisville.

    *Incarnate Word will be joining Division I in July.

    19. Rams (4)

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    SCHOOLS: Colorado State, Fordham, Rhode Island, VCU

    18. Raiders (4)

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    SCHOOLS: Colgate, Middle Tennessee State [Blue], Texas Tech [Red], Wright State

    17. Owls (4)

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    SCHOOLS: Rice, Temple, Florida Atlantic, Kennesaw State

    16. Knights (4)

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    SCHOOLS: Rutgers [Scarlet], Army [Black], Central Florida, Farleigh Dickinson

    15. Devils (4)

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    SCHOOLS: Arizona State [Sun], Central Connecticut [Blue], Duke [Blue], Mississippi Valley State [Delta]

    14. Bobcats (4)

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    SCHOOLS: Montana State, Ohio, Quinnipiac, Texas State

    13. Bison (4)

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    SCHOOLS: North Dakota State, Bucknell, Howard, Lipscomb

    12. Spartans (5)

    SCHOOLS: Michigan State, Norfolk State, UNC Greensboro, San Jose State, South Carolina Upstate

    11. Lions (5)

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    SCHOOLS: Arkansas-Pine Bluff [Golden], Columbia, Loyola Marymount, Penn State [Nittany], Southern Louisiana

    10. Huskies (5)

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    SCHOOLS: Connecticut, Houston Baptist, Northeastern, Northern Illinois, Washington

    9. Aggies (5)

    SCHOOLS: UC Davis, New Mexico State, North Carolina A&T, Texas A&M, Utah State

    8. Cougars (6)

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    SCHOOLS: BYU, College of Charleston, Chicago State, Houston, SIU Edwardsville, Washington State

    7. Panthers (8)

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    SCHOOLS: Eastern Illinois, Florida International, Georgia State, High Point, Northern Iowa, Pittsburgh, Prairie View A&M, Milwaukee

    6. Bears (9)

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    SCHOOLS: Baylor, Brown, California [Golden], Central Arkansas, Maine [Black], Mercer, Missouri State, Morgan State, Northern Colorado

    5. Hawks (9*)

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    SCHOOLS: Hartford, Lehigh [Mountain], Maryland Eastern Shore, Miami [Red], Monmouth, St. Joseph's, Seattle [Red], Southest Missouri [Red], Tennessee-Martin [Sky]

    *UMass Lowell [River] will join Division I in Fall of 2013.

    4. Wildcats (9*)

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    SCHOOLS: Arizona, Bethune-Cookman, Davidson, Kansas State, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Northwestern, Villanova, Weber State

    *Abilene Christan will join Division I on July 1

    3. Tigers (12)

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    SCHOOLS: Auburn, Clemson, Grambling State, Jackson State, LSU, Memphis, Missouri, Pacific, Princeton, Savannah State, Tennessee State, Texas Southern

    2. Eagles (15)

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    SCHOOLS: American, Boston College, Coppin State, Eastern Michigan, Eastern Washington, Florida Gulf Coast, Georgia Southern, Marquette [Golden], Morehead State, Niagara [Purple], North Carolina Central, Oral Roberts [Golden], Southern Miss [Golden], Tennesse Tech [Golden], Winthorp

    1. Bulldogs (15)

    SCHOOLS: Alabama A&M, Bryant, Butler, Fresno State, The Citadel, Drake, Gardner-Webb, Georgia, Gonzaga, Louisiana Tech, Mississippi State, UNC Asheville, Samford, South Carolina State, Yale