Minnesota-Duluth a unanimous No. 1 in men’s poll

Minnesota-Duluth retains the top spot in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll this week and in the process, garnered all 50 first-place votes from the voters.

The last time the D-I men’s poll had a unanimous No. 1-ranked team was back on Feb. 14, 2011, when Boston College earned the maximum 1000 points.

Ohio State remains in second place, while Notre Dame jumps to No. 3, Boston College holds steady at fourth and Minnesota drops two spots to No. 5.

Boston University climbs to No. 6, Merrimack stays seventh, Colorado College falls to eight, while Cornell enters the top 10 at No. 9 this week.

Western Michigan stays in the top half, falling from 10 to eight.

Massachusetts-Lowell rises one to No. 11, Colgate falls to 12th, Ferris State jumps four to No. 13, Union remains at 14 and Michigan is up one to No. 15.

At No. 16, Denver lands after a five-spot fall, North Dakota is up two to 17, Michigan State drops to No. 18 and Lake Superior State falls one to No. 19.

Previously-unranked Northern Michigan gets back in the poll this week at No. 20.

Ten other schools were mentioned on voters’ ballots this week.