Ohio State assumes top spot in latest USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll

Seven teams receive first-place votes this week

Tanner Laczynski (Ohio State - 9) 24 March 17 Ohio State and University of Minnesota Duluth meet in the NCAA West Region at Scheels Arena Fargo, ND (Bradley K. Olson)
Tanner Laczynski and Ohio State are the top-ranked team in the nation in the latest USCHO.com D-I Men’s Poll (photo: Bradley K. Olson).

With 18 first-place votes this week, Ohio State is the new No. 1 team in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll.

Six other teams also received first-place votes – No. 2 Notre Dame (12), No. 3 Minnesota Duluth (8), No. 4 Providence (3), No. 5 St. Cloud State (4), No. 6 Minnesota (3) and No. 12 Boston College (2).

Minnesota Duluth was last week’s top team, but fell from the top spot after a tie and a loss to Minnesota in a home-and-home series to start the season.

Ohio State has yet to play this season.

A total of 15 teams also received votes this week outside of the top 20.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll – Oct. 8, 2018