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UND was ranked ninth in the USA Today poll and 10th in the USCHO poll.
UND remains in top 10 as NCHC playoffs arrive
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Updated: Sunday 03/10/2014 13:39:24 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The University of North Dakota will enter the National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC) playoffs ranked among the top 10 in both national polls released on Monday.

UND remained ranked No. 9 in this week’s USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll, but dipped one spot to No. 10 in the latest USCHO.com rankings.

Minnesota remained the nation’s top-ranked team in both polls, with Boston College, Union, St. Cloud State and Wisconsin rounding out the top five in both.

UND will host Colorado College this weekend in the NCHC Quarterfinals on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (if necessary). The winner advances to the NCHC Frozen Faceoff March 21-22 in Minneapolis.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                      
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                
1. Minnesota (29) 24-4-6 978 1                
2. Boston College (19) 25-5-4 965 2                
3. Union (1) 24-6-4 899 3                
4. St. Cloud State (1) 21-8-5 841 4                
5. Wisconsin 21-9-2 788 5                
6. Ferris State 25-9-3 719 7                
  Quinnipiac 22-8-6 719 6                
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 21-9-4 669 8                
9. Providence 19-9-6 569 10                
10. North Dakota 20-11-3 554 9                
11. Notre Dame 21-12-2 481 11                
12. Cornell 15-8-5 428 13                
13. Michigan 17-11-4 365 12                
14. Northeastern 18-12-4 348 14                
15. Vermont 19-12-3 318 15                
16. Yale 17-9-5 254 16                
17. Colgate 17-12-5 213 18                
18. Minnesota State 22-13-1 205 17                
19. Maine 16-13-4 68 20                
20. Minnesota Duluth 16-14-4 62 19                
                         
Others receiving votes: New Hampshire 18, Clarkson 8, Western Michigan 8,
Ohio State 7, Denver 6, Nebraska Omaha 5, Air Force 4, Alaska 1.
                         
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                    
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                
1. Minnesota (30) 24-4-6 506 1                
2. Boston College (4) 25-5-4 480 2                
3. Union 24-6-4 439 3                
4. St. Cloud State 21-8-5 401 4                
5. Wisconsin 21-9-2 371 5                
6. Ferris State 25-9-3 324 7                
7. Quinnipiac 22-8-6 319 6                
8. Massachusetts-Lowell 21-9-4 268 8                
9. North Dakota 20-11-3 219 9                
10. Providence 19-9-6 199 10                
11. Notre Dame 21-12-2 161 12                
12. Cornell 15-8-5 133 13                
13. Michigan 17-11-4 86 11                
14. Northeastern 18-12-4 67 14                
15. Vermont 19-12-3 47 NR                
                         
Others receiving votes: Yale 25, Colgate 22, Minnesota State 13.                
                         
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