SignUp
Holiday Tickets 2014
Ice Hockey MM
Sport Page
UND grabbed the No. 17 spot in this week's USCHO poll.
UND climbs another spot in USCHO poll
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Saturday 01/28/2014 12:02:09 (ET)
by UNDsports.com
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- A critical NCHC series split at Denver last weekend enabled North Dakota to improve one spot to No. 17 in this week's USCHO.com Division I men's hockey poll.

UND remained unranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

UND defeated the Pioneers, then ranked 16th, 4-2 on Friday to extend its unbeaten streak to 10 games. DU salavaged the split the following night with a 3-0 victory.

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

UND is idle this week before returning to action with back-to-back home series against Nebraska Omaha (Feb. 7-8) and Miami (Feb. 14-15).

USCHO.com Poll
1. Minnesota (44)2. Boston College (6)
3. Quinnipiac
4. Union
5. St. Cloud State
6. Ferris State
7. Providence
8. Massachusetts-Lowell
9. Wisconsin
10. Northeastern
11. Cornell
12. Michigan
13. Yale
14. Notre Dame
15. Clarkson
16. Denver
17. North Dakota
18. Colgate
19. Vermont
20. Western Michigan

Others receiving votes: Maine, Minnesota Duluth, Bentley, New Hampshire, Bowling Green, Air Force, Mercyhurst, Minnesota State, Nebraska Omaha, Ohio State.

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll
1. Minnesota (32)
2. Boston College (2)
3. Quinnipiac
4. Union
5. St. Cloud State
6. Ferris State
7. Providence
8. Massachusetts-Lowell
9. Wisconsin
10. Northeastern
11. Cornell
12. Michigan
13. Yale
14. Notre Dame
15. Clarkson

Others receiving votes: Colgate, Denver, North Dakota, Minnesota Duluth, Bentley, Vermont, Western Michigan.

Game Notes: Final Big Sky tune-up at Marquette
North Dakota's final tune-up before Big Sky play begins will be a tough one as the squad heads to Milwaukee to face Marquette Monday. MORE
UND posts 78-48 rout of Dickinson State
It took a while for North Dakota to get things rolling in its first home game in over a month, but the Green and White eventually settled in to post a 78-48 rout of Dickinson State Friday at the... MORE
Defending league champs square off in border battle Sunday
North Dakota closes its non-league slate with a tilt at South Dakota on Dec. 21 before tackling the Montana schools to lift the curtain on the Big Sky Conference schedule (Jan. 1-3). MORE
Graduation day for several UND student-athletes
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Thirteen student-athletes are among the candidates for graduation at Winter Commencement and Official Graduation Day this afternoon on the campus of the University of North... MORE
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

advertisement