College Hockey:
Rankings roundup: How ranked teams fared, Dec. 16-29

Mike Hastings and No. 20 Minnesota State are off to Alaska this weekend after losing in overtime to the U.S. National Junior Team on Dec. 17 (photo: Jim Rosvold).

Here’s how the 20 teams in the Dec. 16, 2013, USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll fared in games from Dec. 16 to Dec. 29:

No. 1 Minnesota did not play. Record: 12-2-2. Next: vs. Colgate, Jan. 3; vs. Rensselaer or Ferris State, Jan. 4.

No. 2 Ferris State did not play. Record: 14-2-3. Next: vs. Rensselaer, Jan. 3; vs. Colgate or Minnesota, Jan. 4.

No. 3 Michigan lost to Western Michigan 3-2 on Friday, lost to Michigan State 3-0 on Saturday. Record: 10-4-2. Next: at Wisconsin, Jan. 10-11.

No. 4 St. Cloud State did not play. Record: 11-2-3. Next: vs. U.S. Under-18 Team, Jan. 4.

No. 5 Providence won at Army 4-1 on Dec. 20, won at Dartmouth 3-2 on Sunday. Record: 13-2-3. Next: vs. Air Force, Dec. 30; vs. Merrimack, Jan. 4.

No. 6 Union did not play. Record: 12-3-3. Next: at Quinnipiac, Jan. 10; at Princeton, Jan. 11.

No. 7 Boston College beat Bowling Green 5-0 on Friday, beat Penn State 8-2 on Saturday. Record: 12-4-2. Next: vs. Notre Dame, Jan. 4.

No. 8 Quinnipiac tied Massachusetts 2-2 on Sunday. Record: 13-3-4. Next: vs. Sacred Heart, Dec. 30; vs. Maine, Jan. 3.

No. 9 Clarkson lost at Vermont 3-2 on Saturday, lost to No. 10 Massachusetts-Lowell 3-1 on Sunday. Record: 12-5-1. Next: at Massachusetts-Lowell, Jan. 3-4.

No. 10 Massachusetts-Lowell beat Canisius 5-2 on Saturday, beat No. 9 Clarkson 3-1 on Sunday. Record: 13-5. Next: vs. Clarkson, Jan. 3-4.

No. 11 Yale beat Russian Red Stars 6-3 on Friday (exhibition), beat Holy Cross 4-1 on Sunday. Record: 7-3-3. Next: at Vermont, Jan. 4.

No. 12 Miami did not play. Record: 9-7-2. Next: vs. U.S. Under-18 Team, Dec. 31.

No. 13 Notre Dame did not play. Record: 10-7-1. Next: vs. Boston College, Jan. 4.

No. 14 Wisconsin beat Alabama-Huntsville 5-0 on Friday, beat Alabama-Huntsville 3-2 on Saturday. Record: 10-5-1. Next: vs. Alaska-Anchorage, Jan. 3-4.

No. 15 Cornell beat New Hampshire 4-2 on Saturday, tied Maine 1-1 on Sunday. Record: 8-4-3. Next: vs. Russian Red Stars, Jan. 3 (exhibition).

No. 16 Northeastern won at Vermont 3-0 on Dec. 17, lost to Air Force on Sunday. Record: 10-6-2. Next: at Dartmouth, Dec. 30; vs. Massachusetts, Jan. 4.

No. 17 Denver won at Massachusetts 5-3 on Dec. 17. Record: 10-6-3. Next: vs. Brown, Jan. 3.

No. 18 Lake Superior State did not play. Record: 10-7-1. Next: vs. Michigan Tech, Jan. 3-4.

No. 19 Nebraska-Omaha did not play. Record: 8-7-1. Next: at New Hampshire, Jan. 3-4.

No. 20 Minnesota State lost to the U.S. National Junior Team 3-2 in overtime on Dec. 17. Record: 11-7. Next: at Alaska, Jan. 3-4.

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