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Polls peg UND 13th, 14th after split at UNO
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Updated: Thursday 11/11/2013 13:36:20 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota is ranked No. 13 in the latest USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll and No. 14 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll, both of which were released earlier today.

North Dakota is coming off of a National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) split at unranked Nebraska Omaha, winning 3-2 on Sunday after a 4-2 defeat on Saturday.

Minnesota and Michigan maintained the top two spots in both polls, with St. Cloud State, Notre Dame and Quinnipiac also receiving first-place votes in both. Providence also receive a single first-place vote in the USA Today poll.

UND’s next opponent, Minnesota Duluth, was ranked 20th in the USCHO poll but was unranked in the USA Today poll. The Bulldogs visit Ralph Engelstad Arena on Friday and Saturday.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                                  
                                     
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                            
1. Minnesota (38) 6-1-1 984 1                            
2. Michigan (9) 6-1-1 922 2                            
3. St. Cloud State (1) 6-1-1 838 3                            
4. Notre Dame 7-3-0 825 4                            
5. Providence 7-1-1 811 6                            
6. Quinnipiac (2) 9-1-1 788 5                            
7. Boston College 6-2-1 719 8                            
8. Miami 6-3-1 689 7                            
9. Yale 3-1-2 575 9                            
10. Rensselaer 6-2-2 535 10                            
11. Clarkson 9-2-1 427 16                            
12. Wisconsin 3-2-1 401 13                            
13. North Dakota 3-4-1 333 11                            
14. Ferris State 7-2-0 320 19                            
15. Lake Superior 5-2-1 298 14                            
16. Massachusetts-Lowell 5-4-0 294 12                            
17. St. Lawrence 6-2-2 166 NR                            
18. Northeastern 6-3-0 154 NR                            
19. Cornell 3-2-1 145 15                            
20. Minnesota Duluth 4-3-1 88 20                            
                                     
Others receiving votes: Minnesota State 47, Boston University 39, Bowling Green 27,
Union 24, Nebraska Omaha 20, Air Force 11, Alaska 8, Alaska Anchorage 5, Brown 2,
Harvard 2, Ohio State 2, New Hampshire 1.
                                     
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                                
                                     
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                            
1. Minnesota (26) 6-1-1 502 1                            
2. Michigan (5) 6-1-1 447 2                            
3. Notre Dame (1) 7-3-0 397 3                            
4. St. Cloud State 6-1-1 390 4                            
5. Quinnipiac (1) 9-1-1 383 6                            
6. Providence (1) 7-1-1 378 5                            
7. Boston College 6-2-1 313 8                            
8. Miami 6-3-1 302 7                            
9. Yale 3-1-2 220 9                            
10. Rensselaer 6-2-2 187 13                            
11. Clarkson 9-2-1 134 15                            
12. Wisconsin 3-2-1 98 12                            
13. Massachusetts-Lowell 5-4-0 90 11                            
14. North Dakota 3-4-1 72 10                            
15. Ferris State 7-2-0 72 NR                            
                                     
Others receiving votes: Lake Superior State 37, St. Lawrence 22, Northeastern 11,
Boston University 10, Cornell 6, Bowling Green 4, New Hampshire 3, Union 3,
Nebraska Omaha 1.
     
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