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Ninth-ranked UND will close the regular season at home vs. Western Michigan.
Final regular season polls peg North Dakota ninth
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Updated: Monday 03/03/2014 14:58:06 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota climbed one spot to No. 9 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls, which were released on Monday.

North Dakota is coming off of a NCHC series split at league co-leader St. Cloud State last weekend. The Huskies also moved up one spot in both polls and are now ranked fourth.

Minnesota grabbed the top spot in both polls after a sweep of Penn State, overtaking previously-top-ranked Boston College. Union remained No. 3 in both polls while Wisconsin moved up to fifth in both.

UND (19-10-3, 14-8-0 NCHC) will close out the regular season this weekend when it hosts unranked Western Michigan. UND can assure itself at least a share of the Penrose Cup and the No. 1 seed in the NCHC playoffs with a sweep.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                        
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                  
1. Minnesota (37) 23-4-5 987 2                  
2. Boston College (12) 25-5-4 951 1                  
3. Union (1) 24-6-4 912 3                  
4. St. Cloud State 19-8-5 806 5                  
5. Wisconsin 19-9-2 786 6                  
6. Quinnipiac 22-8-6 709 8                  
7. Ferris State 23-9-3 693 4                  
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 21-9-4 680 7                  
9. North Dakota 19-10-3 608 10                  
10. Providence 19-9-6 559 12                  
11. Notre Dame 20-12-2 446 14                  
12. Michigan 16-10-4 426 13                  
13. Cornell 15-8-5 397 11                  
14. Northeastern 18-12-4 374 9                  
15. Vermont 18-12-3 258 17                  
16. Yale 15-9-5 242 15                  
17. Minnesota State 21-13-0 228 19                  
18. Colgate 17-12-5 227 16                  
19. Minnesota Duluth 15-13-4 72 NR                  
20. Maine 15-13-4 28 18                  
                           
Others receiving votes: Denver 27, Clarkson 17, Ohio State 17, New Hampshire 16,
Air Force 10, Mercyhurst 8, Western Michigan 8, Nebraska Omaha 6, Alaska 2.
                           
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                      
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                  
1. Minnesota (27) 23-4-5 503 2                  
2. Boston College (7) 25-5-4 480 1                  
3. Union 24-6-4 427 3                  
4. St. Cloud State 19-8-5 391 5                  
5. Wisconsin 19-9-2 376 6                  
6. Quinnipiac 22-8-6 307 7                  
7. Ferris State 23-9-3 304 4                  
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 21-9-4 278 8                  
9. North Dakota 19-10-3 235 10                  
10. Providence 19-9-6 210 12                  
11. Michigan 16-10-4 148 13                  
12. Notre Dame 20-12-2 144 NR                  
13. Cornell 15-8-5 119 11                  
14. Northeastern 18-12-4 92 9                  
15. Yale 15-9-5 27 14                  
                           
Others receiving votes: Minnesota State 14, Vermont 13, Colgate 10, Alaska 2.              
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