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Sixth-ranked North Dakota travels to No. 15 St. Cloud State this week.
National polls peg UND sixth-best in nation
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Updated: Thursday 11/05/2012 14:13:04 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The University of North Dakota will return to Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) play ranked sixth in both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine men's hockey polls released today.

North Dakota maintained its previous ranking in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll, but fell one spot from No. 5 in the USCHO.com poll. UND is coming off of a split against then-12th-ranked Boston University last weekend, winning 4-2 on Friday and losing 4-2 on Saturday.

UND will now resume WCHA play this weekend with a road trip to St. Cloud State. The Huskies are ranked No. 15 in the USCHO poll, but are unranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll.

 

USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll













































Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR


















1. Boston College (48) 6-1-0 998 1


















2. Minnesota 5-2-0 896 2


















3. Denver (1) 5-1-0 878 3


















4. Cornell 3-0-1 790 6


















5. Miami 5-2-1 765 4


















6. North Dakota 3-2-1 749 5


















7. Notre Dame 6-2-0 702 7


















8. Union (1) 5-1-1 661 10


















9. New Hampshire 5-1-1 625 9


















10. Western Michigan 4-2-0 532 11


















11. Boston University 4-2-0 513 12


















12. Michigan 3-3-1 480 8


















13. St. Lawrence 5-1-0 300 16


















14. Harvard 2-1-0 257 13


















15. St. Cloud State 5-3-0 256 18


















16. Northern Michigan 4-3-1 217 20


















17. Massachusetts-Lowell 1-3-1 169 14


















18. Ferris State 3-3-2 163 19


















19. Colorado College 5-3-0 143 NR


















20. Minnesota Duluth 2-3-1 120 17










































Others receiving votes: Dartmouth 102, Providence 35, Northeastern 28,

Yale 24, Nebraska Omaha 23, Merrimack 21, Quinnipiac 15, Holy Cross 9,

Alaska 7, Bemidji State 7, Ohio State 4, Minnesota State 3, Niagara 3,

Lake Superior State 2, Massachusetts 2, Colgate 1.

























USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll












































Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR


















1. Boston College (33) 6-1-0 509 1


















2. Minnesota 5-2-0 455 2


















3. Denver 5-1-0 421 3


















4. Cornell 3-0-1 372 5


















5. Miami 5-2-1 361 4


















6. North Dakota 3-2-1 351 6


















7. Union (1) 5-1-1 297 9


















8. Notre Dame 6-2-0 294 8


















9. New Hampshire 5-1-1 238 10


















10. Western Michigan 4-0-1 200 11


















11. Michigan 3-3-1 180 7


















12. Boston University 4-2-0 178 12


















13. Harvard 2-1-0 67 13


















14. St. Lawrence 5-1-0 52 15


















15. Massachusetts-Lowell 1-3-1 36 14










































Others Receiving Votes: St. Cloud State 19, Northern Michigan 15,

Ferris State 14, Dartmouth 9, Minnesota Duluth 6, Colorado College 4,

Providence 1, Quinnipiac 1.










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