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Seventh-ranked North Dakota will travel to sixth-ranked Notre Dame.
UND ranked No. 7 with No. 6 Notre Dame up next
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Updated: Thursday 11/19/2012 12:37:56 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - After securing three of four Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) points last weekend against Minnesota Duluth, the University of North Dakota is ranked No. 7 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Polls, which were released earlier today.

The No. 7 ranking represents a slight dip for North Dakota (5-3-2, 3-1-2 WCHA), which had been ranked fifth in the previous USA Today poll and sixth in the previous USCHO poll.

Top-ranked Boston College retained its hold atop both polls, while Denver, New Hampshire, Minnesota and Miami rounded out the top five.

UND's upcoming opponent, Notre Dame, is ranked No. 6 in both polls. The Fighting Irish will host UND on Friday and Saturday in a non-conference series.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                                
                                     
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                            
1. Boston College (47) 9-1-0 996 1                            
2. Denver (2) 9-1-0 948 2                            
3. New Hampshire (1) 8-1-1 865 5                            
4. Minnesota 7-2-2 853 3                            
5. Miami 7-2-3 781 4                            
6. Notre Dame 8-3-0 731 8                            
7. North Dakota 5-3-2 705 6                            
8. Union 6-2-1 664 7                            
9. Western Michigan 6-3-1 543 9                            
10. Boston University 6-4-0 536 11                            
11. Dartmouth 5-1-2 462 12                            
12. St. Cloud State 6-4-0 377 15                            
13. Cornell 3-3-2 322 10                            
14. Colorado College 7-5-0 287 14                            
15. Nebraska Omaha 6-3-1 260 18                            
16. Ferris State 6-4-2 211 20                            
17. Harvard 4-3-0 201 17                            
18. Quinnipiac 7-3-1 187 NR                            
19. Michigan 4-6-1 160 13                            
20. Niagara 8-2-3 112 NR                            
                                     
Others receiving votes: Alaska 79, Yale 66, St. Lawrence 57, Holy Cross 34, Providence 23, Massachusetts-Lowell 14, Northern Michigan 12, Ohio State 9, Northeastern 2, Colgate 1, Merrimack 1, Minnesota State 1.
                                     
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                                
                                     
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                            
1. Boston College (33) 9-1-0 509 1                            
2. Denver (1) 9-1-0 475 2                            
3. New Hampshire 8-1-1 420 6                            
4. Minnesota 7-2-2 405 3                            
5. Miami 6-4-2 376 4                            
6. Notre Dame 8-3-0 331 7                            
7. North Dakota 5-3-2 310 5                            
8. Union 6-2-1 281 8                            
9. Western Michigan 6-3-1 208 9                            
10. Boston University 6-4-0 201 11                            
11. Dartmouth 5-1-2 144 12                            
12. St. Cloud State 6-4-0 100 15                            
13. Cornell 3-3-2 97 10                            
14. Nebraska Omaha 7-5-0 56 NR                            
15. Harvard 6-3-1 41 NR                            
                                     
Others Receiving Votes: Colorado College 28, Quinnipiac 28, Michigan 21, Ferris State 19, Niagara 11, St. Lawrence 6, Alaska 5, Yale 4, Holy Cross 3, Massachusetts-Lowell 1.      
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