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North Dakota jumped one spot in the polls after a sweep at Minnesota Duluth.
North Dakota lands at No. 10 in national polls
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Updated: Thursday 02/24/2014 16:39:55 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – North Dakota will enter next weekend’s first-place showdown at St. Cloud State ranked No. 10 nationally according to both national polls released earlier today.

UND jumped one spot in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls after a road sweep at Minnesota Duluth last weekend. UND (18-9-3, 13-7-0 NCHC) won 3-0 on Friday and 6-2 on Saturday and has lost just twice in the last 17 games (14-2-1).

Top-ranked Boston College remained the No. 1 team in both polls, followed by No. 2 Minnesota, No. 3 Union, No. 4 Ferris State and No. 5 St. Cloud State. SCSU will host UND next weekend in a battle of the two teams tied for first place in the NCHC standings.

Friday’s game at St. Cloud State can be seen nationally on CBS Sports Network with an 8:08 p.m. Central puck drop. Saturday’s game starts at 7:07 p.m. and can be seen in the St. Cloud viewing area on Charter.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                      
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                
1. Boston College (49) 25-4-4 999 1                
2. Minnesota (1) 21-4-5 946 2                
3. Union 22-6-4 901 3                
4. Ferris State 23-7-3 834 6                
5. St. Cloud State 18-7-5 781 4                
6. Wisconsin 19-9-2 732 8                
7. Massachusetts-Lowell 20-8-4 679 7                
8. Quinnipiac 21-8-5 650 5                
9. Northeastern 18-10-4 588 9                
10. North Dakota 18-9-3 575 11                
11. Cornell 14-7-5 479 13                
12. Providence 17-9-6 450 12                
13. Michigan 15-10-3 372 10                
14. Notre Dame 19-12-2 326 15                
15. Yale 14-8-5 300 14                
16. Colgate 16-11-5 269 19                
17. Vermont 17-11-3 261 16                
18. Maine 15-11-4 141 17                
19. Minnesota State 19-13-0 86 NR                
20. Denver 14-12-6 30 18                
                         
Others receiving votes: Ohio State 25, New Hampshire 23, Minnesota Duluth 15,
Clarkson 13, Western Michigan 12, Air Force 7, Mercyhurst 6.
                         
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                    
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                
1. Boston College (33) 25-4-4 509 1                
2. Minnesota (1) 21-4-5 477 2                
3. Union 22-6-4 435 3                
4. Ferris State 23-7-3 405 5                
5. St. Cloud State 18-7-5 364 4                
6. Wisconsin 19-9-2 325 8                
7. Quinnipiac 21-8-5 287 6                
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 20-8-4 280 7                
9. Northeastern 18-10-4 232 9                
10. North Dakota 18-9-3 230 11                
11. Cornell 14-7-5 163 13                
12. Providence 17-9-6 103 12                
13. Michigan 15-10-3 94 10                
14. Yale 14-8-5 51 14                
15. Colgate 16-11-5 46 NR                
                         
Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 42, Vermont 27, Maine 4, Minnesota State 4.            
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