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North Dakota is ranked No. 5 in the USCHO.com poll.
Slight dip in men's hockey polls for North Dakota
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Updated: Thursday 10/30/2012 21:36:04 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - Despite a slight drop in both national polls, the University of North Dakota remains ranked among the top six in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine men's hockey polls released today.

North Dakota fell one spot to No. 5 in the USCHO.com poll, while slipping two spots to No. 6 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll. UND took three of four Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) points last weekend from Alaska Anchorage, winning 4-1 on Friday and skating to a 3-3 overtime tie on Saturday.

Defending NCAA champion Boston College remained atop both polls, while Minnesota, Denver and Miami were ranked second, third and fourth, respectively in both. Cornell was ranked No. 4 in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll.

UND next opponent, Boston University, was ranked No. 12 in both polls. The Terriers visit Grand Forks on Friday and Saturday for a 2-game non-conference series at Ralph Engelstad Arena.

USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll
1. Boston College
2. Minnesota
3. Denver
4. Miami
5. North Dakota
6. Cornell
7. Notre Dame
8. Michigan
9. New Hampshire
10. Union
11. Western Michigan
12. Boston University
13. Harvard
14. Massachusetts-Lowell
15. Northeastern
16. St. Lawrence
17. Minnesota Duluth
18. St. Cloud State
19. Ferris State
20. Northern Michigan

Others receiving votes: Providence 66, Colorado College 53, Quinnipiac 45, Wisconsin 44, Yale 27, Holy Cross 23, Alaska 16, Dartmouth 15, Bemidji State 12, Lake Superior State 7, Ohio State 5, Michigan State 4, Michigan Tech 3, Nebraska Omaha 3, Colgate 1.

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

Others Receiving Votes: Northeastern 23, Minnesota Duluth 21, Ferris State 19, St. Cloud State 13, Northern Michigan 3, Providence 3, Quinnipiac 1, Wisconsin 1.


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