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UND is a top-five team following a split at St. Cloud State.
UND climbs one poll, holds ground in another
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Updated: Wednesday 11/13/2012 09:56:36 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- North Dakota is ranked fifth and sixth in a pair of national men's hockey polls released on Monday.

Following a split last weekend at St. Cloud State, UND moved up one spot to No. 5 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll, while maintaining its No. 6 ranking in the USCHO.com poll.

Boston College was the unanimous top-ranked team in both polls.

UND's upcoming opponent, Minnesota Duluth, is not ranked in either poll but did receive votes in the USCHO.com poll.

UND hosts the Bulldogs on Friday and Saturday at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

USCHO.com Poll
1. Boston College
2. Denver
3. Minnesota
4. Miami
5. New Hampshire
6. North Dakota
7. Union
8. Notre Dame
9. Western Michigan
10. Cornell
11. Boston University
12. Dartmouth
13. Michigan
14. Colorado College
15. St. Cloud State
16. St. Lawrence
17. Harvard
18. Nebraska Omaha
19. Northern Michigan
20. Ferris State

Others Receiving Votes: Massachusetts-Lowell, Alaska, Niagara, Yale, Holy Cross, Quinnpiac, Ohio State, Providence, Massachusetts, Lake Superior State, Northeastern, Minnesota Duluth, Merrimack, Michigan State, Minnesota State, Princeton.

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll
1. Boston College
2. Denver
3. Minnesota
4. Miami
5. North Dakota
6. New Hampshire
7. Notre Dame
8. Union
9. Western Michigan
10. Cornell
11. Boston University
12. Dartmouth
13. Michigan
14. Colorado College
15. St. Cloud State

Others Receiving Votes: Harvard, St. Lawrence, Nebraska Omaha, Northern Michigan, Holy Cross, Massachusetts-Lowell, Ferris State, Niagara, Yale.

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