Rankings roundup: How the top 20 fared, Dec. 28-Jan. 1

31 Dec 16:  2016 Mariucci Classic Champions.  The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers host the University of Massachusetts Minutemen in the championship game of the 2016 Mariucci Classic at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis, MN. (Jim Rosvold)
Minnesota downed Massachusetts in the championship game of the 2016 Mariucci Classic at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis on New Year’s Eve (photo: Jim Rosvold).

Here is a rundown of how the top 20 teams in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll of Dec. 19 fared over the Dec. 28-Jan. 1 weekend.

No. 1 Minnesota-Duluth – was idle

No. 2 Denver – tied, lost to Providence

No. 3 Penn State – was idle

No. 4 Harvard – defeated Rennselaer

No. 5 Boston University – was idle

No. 6 Boston College – lost to No. 14 Quinnipiac, tied Ferris State

No. 7 Massachusetts-Lowell – defeated Colgate, defeated Dartmouth

No. 8 North Dakota – defeated No. 10 Union

No. 9 Ohio State – lost to Miami

No. 10 Union – lost to No. 8 North Dakota

No. 11 Minnesota – defeated Mercyhurst, defeated Massachusetts

No. 12 Notre Dame – swept Alaska

No. 13 Vermont – swept Bentley

No. 14 Quinnipiac – defeated No. 6 Boston College, lost to Robert Morris

No. 15 Bemidji State – split with Alaska-Anchorage

No. 16 Western Michigan – defeated Michigan State, defeated Michigan Tech

No. 17 St. Lawrence – was idle

No. 18 St. Cloud State – lost to Connecticut, defeated Arizona State

No. 19 Minnesota State – was idle

No. 20 Omaha – swept Lake Superior State

3 COMMENTS

  1. What homers keep voting BC up so high? Ranked 8th in the worthless poll, yet tied for 14th in the pairwise? I’d love to get another round of Paula and Jim explaining………

  2. What homers keep voting BC up so high? Ranked 8th in the worthless poll, yet tied for 14th in the pairwise? I’d love to get another round of Paula and Jim explaining………

  3. What homers keep voting BC up so high? Ranked 8th in the worthless poll, yet tied for 14th in the pairwise? I’d love to get another round of Paula and Jim explaining………

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