Vermont, UNO Climb as Miami Holds Top Spot in Poll

Miami reigns as the top team in the USCHO.com/CBS College Sports Division I Men’s Poll, but Vermont and Nebraska-Omaha made the biggest jumps.

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Vermont impressed the voters with a 4-1 victory over Boston College on Sunday, and that moved the Catamounts up four spots to seventh.

Nebraska-Omaha earned a win and a tie at Colgate over the weekend and moved up four spots to 12th.

Miami claimed a win and a tie at New Hampshire to improve to 3-0-1 and earn the top spot for the second straight week.

No. 2 North Dakota got one first-place vote, while No. 3 Boston University got two and Vermont got one.

No. 18 Minnesota-Duluth (home sweep of Minnesota State) and No. 19 Colorado College (win, tie at then-No. 13 Wisconsin) moved into the poll; St. Cloud State and Northeastern dropped out.

The Badgers had the biggest fall of those still in the poll, dropping four spots to No. 17.

It won’t take long this week for a meeting of ranked teams. No. 3 Boston University hosts No. 9 Notre Dame on Tuesday.

Other top-20 matchups include No. 4 Denver at No. 11 Minnesota on Friday and Saturday; No. 14 Boston College at Notre Dame on Friday; and No. 5 Michigan at BU on Saturday.

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