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Rankings roundup: How ranked teams fared, Dec. 2-8

Minnesota-Duluth goaltender Matt McNeely gets introduced before Friday night’s game against St. Cloud State (photo: Jim Rosvold).

Here’s how the 20 teams in the Dec. 2, 2013, USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll fared in games from Dec. 2 to Dec. 8:

No. 1 Minnesota tied at Michigan State 2-2 (lost shootout) on Friday, won at Michigan State 3-2 on Saturday. Record: 12-2-2. Next: vs. Colgate, Jan. 3; vs. Rensselaer or Ferris State, Jan. 4.

No. 2 St. Cloud State won at No. 20 Minnesota-Duluth 4-2 on Friday, won at No. 20 Minnesota-Duluth 5-1 on Saturday. Record: 11-1-2. Next: vs. Union, Dec. 13-14.

No. 3 Michigan won at Ohio State 5-4 on Monday, lost to U.S. Under-18 Team 5-4 on Thursday (exhibition). Record: 10-2-1. Next: vs. Ferris State, Dec. 11.

No. 4 Providence tied 3-3 at No. 19 Northeastern on Friday. Record: 11-2-3. Next: at Army, Dec. 20.

No. 5 Quinnipiac tied at Rensselaer 3-3 on Friday, lost at No. 11 Union on Saturday. Record: 13-3-3. Next: vs. Massachusetts, Dec. 29; vs. Sacred Heart or at Connecticut, Dec. 30.

No. 6 Ferris State won at No. 14 Lake Superior State 5-3 on Friday, won at No. 14 Lake Superior State 3-1 on Saturday. Record: 13-2-2. Next: at Michigan, Dec. 11; at Michigan State, Dec. 14.

No. 7 Massachusetts-Lowell beat American International 6-1 on Tuesday, lost at Maine 4-2 on Sunday. Record: 11-5. Next: vs. Canisius, Dec. 28; vs. Clarkson, Dec. 29.

No. 8 Yale lost to Dartmouth 4-1 on Friday, tied Harvard 2-2 on Saturday. Record: 6-3-3. Next: vs. Russian Red Stars, Dec. 27 (exhibition); vs. Holy Cross, Dec. 29.

No. 9 Boston College beat No. 18 New Hampshire 6-2 on Friday, won at No. 18 New Hampshire 2-1 on Saturday. Record: 10-4-2. Next: vs. Bowling Green, Dec. 27; vs. Penn State or Robert Morris, Dec. 28.

No. 10 Clarkson beat St. Lawrence 5-4 on Friday, won at St. Lawrence 4-3 on Saturday. Record: 12-3-1. Next: at Vermont, Dec. 28; vs. Massachusetts-Lowell, Dec. 29.

No. 11 Union beat Princeton 3-0 on Friday, beat No. 5 Quinnipiac on Saturday. Record: 10-3-2. Next: vs. Dartmouth, Dec. 11; at St. Cloud State, Dec. 13-14.

No. 12 Miami lost to Denver 3-1 on Friday, beat Denver 4-2 on Saturday. Record: 9-7-2. Next: vs. U.S. Under-18 Team, Dec. 31 (exhibition).

No. 13 Notre Dame beat Massachusetts 5-3 on Friday, lost to Massachusetts 3-2 on Saturday. Record: 10-7-1. Next: at Boston College, Jan. 4.

No. 14 Lake Superior State lost to No. 6 Ferris State 5-3 on Friday, lost to No. 6 Ferris State 3-1 on Saturday. Record: 9-6-1. Next: at Alaska-Anchorage, Dec. 13-14.

No. 15 Cornell tied Colgate 2-2 on Saturday. Record: 7-4-2. Next: vs. New Hampshire, Dec. 28; vs. Princeton or Maine, Dec. 29.

No. 16 Nebraska-Omaha lost at Colorado College 4-2 on Friday, tied at Colorado College 3-3 (won shootout) on Saturday. Record: 8-7-1. Next: at New Hampshire, Jan. 3-4.

No. 17 Wisconsin beat Penn State 7-1 on Friday, beat Penn State 4-3 on Saturday. Record: 6-5-1. Next: vs. Colorado College, Dec. 13-14.

No. 18 New Hampshire lost at No. 9 Boston College 6-2 on Friday, lost to No. 9 Boston College 2-1 on Saturday. Record: 9-9-1. Next: vs. Cornell, Dec. 28; vs. Princeton or Maine, Dec. 29.

No. 19 Northeastern tied No. 4 Providence 3-3 on Friday. Record: 9-5-2. Next: at Vermont, Dec. 17.

No. 20 Minnesota-Duluth lost to No. 2 St. Cloud State 4-2 on Friday, lost to No. 2 St. Cloud State 5-1 on Saturday. Record: 6-7-1. Next: vs. Western Michigan, Dec. 13-14.

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  • ChuckGandCrew

    No write up for the Maine v Lowell game? I’ve been gearing up for a rant about Jeff Bunyon since 7PM last night.

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