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Freshman Zane Gothberg backstopped UND to three points against Wisconsin.
Men's hockey ranked 7th in latest national polls
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Updated: Wednesday 02/06/2013 21:04:02 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- After claiming three of four Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) points from Wisconsin, North Dakota is ranked seventh in both major national polls released on Monday.

UND held its ground in the USCHO.com poll, while moving up one spot from eighth in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll. UND skated to a win and a tie last weekend against 19th-ranked Wisconsin.

Minnesota remained the nation's top-ranekd team in both polls.

UND will travel to Nebraska Omaha this week to face the Mavericks, who are ranked 14th in the USCHO poll and 15th in the USA Today poll. Saturday's game will be played outdoors at TD Ameritrade Park, the home of the College World Series, in an outdoor doubleheader billed as the "Mutual of Omaha Battles on Ice."

The puck drops at 6:37 p.m. on Friday and 4:07 p.m. on Saturday.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                        
                           
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                  
1. Minnesota (30) 18-4-4 978 1                  
2. Quinnipiac (20) 19-3-4 967 2                  
3. Miami 17-6-5 876 4                  
4. New Hampshire 16-7-2 804 3                  
5. Boston College 15-7-2 798 5                  
6. Western Michigan 17-6-5 770 6                  
7. North Dakota 14-8-6 659 7                  
8. St. Cloud State 17-10-1 603 12                  
9. Denver 15-8-4 596 10                  
10. Yale 13-6-3 587 8                  
11. Minnesota State 16-9-3 421 15                  
  Notre Dame 16-11-1 421 9                  
13. Boston University 13-10-1 412 11                  
14. Nebraska Omaha 16-10-2 352 14                  
15. Niagara 17-4-5 328 17                  
16. Massachusetts-Lowell 14-9-2 280 13                  
17. Dartmouth 11-8-3 190 16                  
18. Union 13-8-5 168 18                  
19. Wisconsin 11-9-6 97 19                  
20. Merrimack 12-10-5 61 NR                  
                           
Others receiving votes: Alaska 46, Colgate 46, Ferris State 17,
Providence 13, Ohio State 4, St. Lawrence 2, Bowling Green 1,
Holy Cross 1, Northern Michigan 1.
                           
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                      
                           
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                  
1. Minnesota (21) 18-4-4 494 1                  
2. Quinnipiac (13) 19-3-4 488 2                  
3. Miami 17-6-5 427 3                  
4. Boston College 15-7-2 400 5                  
5. New Hampshire 16-7-2 375 4                  
6. Western Michigan 17-6-5 337 6                  
7. North Dakota 14-8-6 274 8                  
8. Denver 15-8-4 240 10                  
9. Yale 13-6-3 238 7                  
10. St. Cloud State 17-10-1 233 13                  
11. Boston University 13-10-1 149 9                  
12. Notre Dame 16-11-1 104 11                  
13. Minnesota State 16-9-3 98 15                  
14. Niagara 17-4-5 85 NR                  
15. Nebraska Omaha 16-10-2 63 14                  
                           
Others Receiving Votes: Massachusetts-Lowell 39, Union 12, Alaska 7,
Dartmouth 7, Ferris State 6, Merrimack 3, Ohio State 1.
     
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