SignUp
Sport Page
UND gained one more spot in this week's USCHO.com poll.
UND keeps climbing, now ranked 16th in USCHO poll
Text smallerText larger
Updated: Sunday 02/03/2014 14:11:31 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
Send this article to a friend Print RSS Shop

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Despite being idle last weekend, North Dakota continued to gain ground in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Hockey Poll.

UND improved one spot and was ranked No. 16 in the latest rankings released on Monday. UND remained unranked in the USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine poll, but did garner 25 votes as the second team just outside of the top 15.

Minnesota remained the top-ranked team in both polls, with Boston College ranked second in both.

UND returns to action this week with a critical NCHC series against unranked Nebraska Omaha. Both teams enter the week tied with Denver for second place in the league standings, two points behind league-leading St. Cloud State and one point ahead of fifth-place Minnesota Duluth.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll                      
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                
1. Minnesota (40) 19-2-5 989 1                
2. Boston College (10) 19-4-3 959 2                
3. Quinnipiac 19-4-5 897 3                
4. Union 17-6-3 798 4                
5. Ferris State 18-6-3 758 6                
6. St. Cloud State 14-6-4 745 5                
7. Massachusetts-Lowell 18-7-2 738 8                
8. Providence 15-7-5 621 7                
9. Cornell 12-4-5 602 11                
10. Michigan 13-6-3 546 12                
11. Northeastern 15-8-3 528 10                
12. Wisconsin 14-8-2 460 9                
13. Yale 11-6-4 342 13                
14. Clarkson 16-10-2 291 15                
15. Denver 13-8-5 278 16                
16. North Dakota 13-8-3 266 17                
17. Minnesota Duluth 12-9-3 166 NR                
18. Notre Dame 15-11-1 147 14                
19. Vermont 13-9-3 130 19                
20. New Hampshire 16-13-1 120 NR                
                         
Others receiving votes: Maine 50, Colgate 23, Ohio State 18, Mercyhurst 11,
Air Force 6, Nebraska Omaha 4, Western Michigan 4, Minnesota State 3.
                         
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Poll                    
Rk. School (1st place) Record Pts. PR                
1. Minnesota (27) 19-2-5 503 1                
2. Boston College (7) 19-4-3 481 2                
3. Quinnipiac 19-4-5 444 3                
4. Ferris State 18-6-3 360 6                
5. St. Cloud State 14-6-4 349 5                
6. Union 17-6-3 344 4                
7. Massachusetts-Lowell 18-7-2 335 8                
8. Cornell 12-4-5 240 11                
9. Providence 15-7-5 239 7                
10. Michigan 13-6-3 201 12                
11. Northeastern 15-8-3 188 10                
12. Wisconsin 14-8-2 151 9                
13. Yale 11-6-4 72 13                
14. Clarkson 16-10-2 45 15                
15. Denver 13-8-5 44 NR                
                         
Others receiving votes: Minnesota Duluth 36, North Dakota 25, New Hampshire 10,
Notre Dame 10, Mercyhurst 1, Minnesota State 1, Vermont 1.
UND Insider Weekly - 201
This week on UND Insider Weekly: The panel discusses NDSU and UND renewing their football rivalry and their upcoming first game this season against San Jose State, as well as Soccer and... MORE
Road Warriors: UND heads to Chicago and Green Bay
The University of North Dakota soccer team hits the road this weekend for a pair of non-conference games. UND will travel to Chicago to take on Chicago State on Friday, Aug. 29, and concludes its... MORE
Scrimmage serves as final prep for season debut
GRAND FORKS, N.D.-- Fans got their first chance to see the 2014 edition of the University of North Dakota volleyball team. Several performances stood out on the final last real tuneup before the... MORE
My Story: R.J. McGill
R.J. McGill knew one thing when he took a winter recruiting trip to the University of North Dakota. It was cold. MORE
Big Sky unveils preseason polls as opener nears
GRAND FORKS, N.D. – Northern Arizona University was named the preseason favorite by a vote of coaches in both the men's and women's 2014 Big Sky Conference Cross Country Preseason Polls released... MORE