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UND remains a top-10 team after being ranked No. 9 in both polls.
Men's hockey team ranked No. 9 in national polls
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Updated: Friday 12/04/2012 10:51:26 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota men's hockey team is ranked No. 9 in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine national men's hockey polls released on Monday.

The ninth-place ranking represented a slight drop for North Dakota, which is coming off of a split at Colorado College. UND had been ranked No. 7 in the USCHO poll and No. 8 in the USA Today poll before splitting with the Tigers, who had been ranked No. 18.

New Hampshire unseated previously-top-ranked Boston College in both polls, although both programs received first-place consideration.

UND's next opponent, Denver, dropped one spot to No. 6 in both polls. The Pioneers visit Grand Forks on Friday and Saturday in Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) action.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                        
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                  
1. New Hampshire (31) 11-1-2 977 2                  
2. Boston College (19) 11-2-0 965 1                  
3. Miami 9-2-3 883 4                  
4. Minnesota 10-3-2 806 3                  
5. Notre Dame 11-4-0 791 6                  
6. Denver 9-4-1 674 5                  
7. Boston University 8-5-0 644 9                  
  Western Michigan 8-3-1 644 10                  
9. North Dakota 7-5-2 636 7                  
10. Dartmouth 6-2-2 459 11                  
11. Cornell 6-3-2 453 12                  
12. Union 8-3-2 433 8                  
13. Quinnipiac 10-3-2 418 16                  
14. Nebraska Omaha 9-4-1 411 13                  
15. Yale 6-2-1 316 15                  
16. Ferris State 7-4-3 254 17                  
17. St. Cloud State 8-6-0 224 14                  
18. Niagara 10-2-3 155 20                  
19. Colorado College 8-7-1 145 18                  
20. Harvard 4-3-0 123 19                  
                           

Others receiving votes: Ohio State 59, Providence 15, Alaska 5, Michigan 3, Minnesota State 2, St. Lawrence 2, Colgate 1,

Holy Cross 1, Massachusetts 1.

                           
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                      
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                  
1. New Hampshire (24) 11-1-2 496 2                  
2. Boston College (10) 11-2-0 487 1                  
3. Miami 9-2-3 432 4                  
4. Notre Dame 11-4-0 390 6                  
5. Minnesota 10-3-2 365 3                  
6. Denver 9-7-1 283 5                  
7. Boston University 8-5-0 268 9                  
8. Western Michigan 8-3-1 258 10                  
9. North Dakota 7-5-2 233 8                  
10. Dartmouth 6-2-2 173 11                  
11. Quinnipiac 10-3-2 146 NR                  
12. Union 8-3-2 140 7                  
13. Cornell 6-3-2 129 12                  
14. Nebraska Omaha 9-4-1 117 14                  
15. Yale 6-2-1 106 13                  
                           
Others Receiving Votes: Ferris State 30, St. Cloud State 10, Niagara 9, Colorado College 4, Harvard 3, Ohio State 1.        
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