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UND emerges from bye week ranked sixth in polls
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Updated: Thursday 02/18/2013 19:39:46 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Fresh off of a bye week, North Dakota will enter the regular season stretch run ranked No. 6 in the latest national polls released earlier today.

North Dakota (16-8-6, 11-5-6 WCHA) moved up one spot in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine polls despite having had last weekend off. UND will travel to 10th-ranked Denver next weekend in a critical WCHA series.

Quinnipiac remained the nation's top-ranked team for the second week in a row. Minnesota, Miami, Boston College and New Hampshire rounded out the top five in both polls.

 

USCHO.com Poll








Rk. Team (1st votes)
Record
Pts
Prev.





1. Quinnipiac (34) 22-4-4 974 1





2. Minnesota (15) 20-6-4 958 2





3. Miami 19-8-5 889 3





4. Boston College (1) 17-8-3 826 4





5. New Hampshire 16-8-4 757 5





6. North Dakota 16-8-6 740 7





7. St. Cloud State 18-11-1 684 8





8. Western Michigan 18-8-6 657 6





9. Minnesota State 20-9-3 651 9





10. Denver 15-9-5 510 11





11. Notre Dame 19-12-1 491 12





12. Massachusetts-Lowell 16-9-2 410 14





13. Yale 13-9-3 352 10





14. Nebraska Omaha 18-12-2 333 16





15. Boston University 14-12-2 299 13





16. Niagara 19-6-5 243 15





17. Merrimack 14-10-6 230 19





18. Wisconsin 13-10-7 175 18





19. Dartmouth 12-9-4 130 17





20. Union 15-10-5 97 NR
















Others Receiving Votes: Rensselaer 34, St. Lawrence 20, Providence 19,

Ferris State 9, Ohio State 7, Alaska 4, Colgate 1.
























USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll







Rk. Team (1st votes)
Record
Pts
Prev.





1. Quinnipiac (26) 22-4-4 502 1





2. Minnesota (8) 20-6-4 480 2





3. Miami 19-8-5 430 3





4. Boston College 17-8-3 407 4





5. New Hampshire 16-8-4 361 5





6. North Dakota 16-8-6 324 7





7. Western Michigan 18-7-5 276 6





8. St. Cloud State 18-11-1 269 8





9. Minnesota State 20-9-3 266 10





10. Denver 15-9-5 186 11





11. Notre Dame 19-12-1 164 12





12. Massachusetts-Lowell 16-9-2 112 15





13. Boston University 14-12-2 80 13





14. Yale 13-6-3 76 9





15. Niagara 19-6-5 44 14
















Others Receiving Votes: Merrimack 37, Nebraska Omaha 28, Union 19,

Rensselaer 9, Dartmouth 6, Wisconsin 3, Providence 1.

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