Rankings roundup: How the top 20 fared, Dec. 15-31

30 Dec 17:  The University of Minnesota Golden Gophers host the Army West Point Black Knights in a non-conference matchup at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minneapolis, MN. (Jim Rosvold/USCHO.com)
No. 10 Minnesota swept Army West Point Dec. 29-30 at 3M Arena at Mariucci in Minneapolis (photo: Jim Rosvold/USCHO.com).

Here is a rundown of how the top 20 teams in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll of Dec. 11 fared over the Dec. 15-31 time frame.

No. 1 St. Cloud State – tied Princeton twice

No. 2 Denver – split with Dartmouth, lost to Merrimack, defeated Air Force

No. 3 Notre Dame – did not play

No. 4 Clarkson – did not play

No. 5 Cornell – defeated No. 20 Canisius

No. 6 North Dakota – defeated U.S. NTDP Under-18 Team (exhibition)

No. 7 Minnesota State – swept Alabama Huntsville, split with Northern Michigan

No. 8 Northeastern – tied Merrimack, defeated American International

No. 9 Ohio State – swept Niagara

No. 10 Minnesota – swept Army West Point

No. 11 Providence – defeated Arizona State, defeated Robert Morris

No. 12 Western Michigan – defeated Bowling Green

No. 13 Wisconsin – did not play

No. 14 Boston College – defeated Connecticut

No. 15 Penn State – did not play

No. 16 New Hampshire – lost to Dartmouth, lost to Yale

No. 17 Minnesota Duluth – defeated Yale, tied Dartmouth

No. 18 Colgate – did not play

No. 19 Union – swept by Omaha

No. 20 Canisius – lost to No. 5 Cornell


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