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UND gained one more spot in this week's USCHO.com poll.
UND keeps climbing, now ranked 16th in USCHO poll
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Updated: Friday 02/03/2014 14:11:31 (ET)
by Jayson Hajdu, UND Athletic Media Relations
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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.
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