SignUp
Holiday Tickets 2014
Ice Hockey MM
Sport Page
No. 18 North Dakota will travel to No. 16 Denver next weekend.
UND gains two spots in USCHO poll, now ranked 18th
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Saturday 01/21/2014 13:10:17 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota, riding a 9-game unbeaten streak, climbed two spots and was ranked No. 18 in this week’s USCHO.com Division I men’s hockey poll.

North Dakota, previously ranked 20th, improved to 12-7-3 overall with a win and a tie last weekend against non-conference opponent Bemidji State. UND will return to National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) play this week at Denver, which is ranked No. 16. Both UND and DU remained unranked but received votes in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

Minnesota was the unanimous No. 1 in both polls this week, with Boston College, Union, Quinnipiac and St. Cloud State rounding out the top five.

Friday’s game at Denver begins at 8:37 p.m. Central and will be telecast live nationally on CBS Sports Network. Saturday’s game starts at 8:07 p.m. Central and can be seen on Root Sports Rocky Mountain.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                                
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (50) 17-2-3 1000 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 941 4                          
3. Union 15-4-3 876 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 799 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 767 3                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 757 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 731 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 626 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 603 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 514 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 461 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 439 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 404 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 371 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 367 15                          
16. Denver 12-7-5 252 16                          
17. Vermont 12-8-3 172 18                          
18. North Dakota 12-7-3 147 20                          
19. Western Michigan 12-8-4 103 NR                          
20. Maine 11-8-3 47 19                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Colgate 35, Minnesota State 29, Air Force 20,
New Hampshire 17, Bowling Green 7, Nebraska Omaha 4, Ohio State 4,
Bentley 3, Miami 2, Mercyhurst 1, Minnesota Duluth 1.
                                   
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                              
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (34) 17-2-3 510 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 470 3                          
3. Union 15-4-3 413 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 378 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 372 4                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 367 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 317 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 238 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 235 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 168 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 162 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 131 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 120 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 86 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 67 15                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Denver 18, North Dakota 10, Western Michigan 7,
Minnesota State 4, Minnesota Duluth 4, Colgate 2, Air Force 1, Vermont 1.
         

 

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                                
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (50) 17-2-3 1000 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 941 4                          
3. Union 15-4-3 876 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 799 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 767 3                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 757 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 731 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 626 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 603 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 514 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 461 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 439 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 404 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 371 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 367 15                          
16. Denver 12-7-5 252 16                          
17. Vermont 12-8-3 172 18                          
18. North Dakota 12-7-3 147 20                          
19. Western Michigan 12-8-4 103 NR                          
20. Maine 11-8-3 47 19                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Colgate 35, Minnesota State 29, Air Force 20, New Hampshire 17, Bowling Green 7, Nebraska Omaha 4, Ohio State 4, Bentley 3, Miami 2, Mercyhurst 1, Minnesota Duluth 1.
                                   
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                              
                                   
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                          
1. Minnesota (34) 17-2-3 510 1                          
2. Boston College 16-4-3 470 3                          
3. Union 15-4-3 413 6                          
4. Quinnipiac 18-4-5 378 5                          
5. St. Cloud State 12-4-4 372 4                          
6. Ferris State 17-5-3 367 2                          
7. Providence 14-5-5 317 7                          
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 15-6-2 238 10                          
9. Wisconsin 13-6-1 235 9                          
10. Yale 9-4-4 168 8                          
11. Northeastern 14-7-3 162 11                          
12. Cornell 9-4-4 131 12                          
13. Clarkson 15-7-2 120 14                          
14. Michigan 10-6-2 86 13                          
15. Notre Dame 14-8-1 67 15                          
                                   
Others receiving votes: Denver 18, North Dakota 10, Western Michigan 7, Minnesota State 4, Minnesota Duluth 4, Colgate 2, Air Force 1, Vermont 1.          
Idalski recaps the fall on UND Sports Extra
Head coach Brian Idalski was in studio to break down the women's hockey team's first half of the season, including last week's sweep at RIT. MORE
Dyer featured on UND Sports Extra
Sophomore Makailah Dyer is proving to be a valauable key for the UND women's basketball team. Dyer was recently featured by UND Sports Extra about her journey to North Dakota, her success on the... MORE
Jones previews weekend on UND Sports Extra
Head coach Brian Jones led off this week's UND Sports Extra, reviewing last week's game at NDSU and looking ahead to two games this weekend. MORE
Watch the final ND Hockey with Hakstol of 2014
Highlights at Denver and a mid-season review are the focus of this week's North Dakota Hockey with Dave Hakstol. MORE
UND football adds trio of JUCO transfers
University of North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert announced on Thursday the addition of three junior college transfers that will join his program in January and be available for... MORE

advertisement