Rankings roundup: How the top 20 teams fared, Oct. 19-20

19 Oct 18: Atte Tolvanen (Northern Michigan - 41), Blake Lizotte (St. Cloud - 27). The St. Cloud State University Huskies host the Northern Michigan University Wildcats in a non-conference matchup at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, MN. (Jim Rosvold)
Northern Michigan goalie Atte Tolvanen stops St. Cloud State’s Blake Lizotte in a non-conference matchup at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, Minn., on Oct. 19 (photo: Jim Rosvold).

Here is a rundown of how the top 20 teams in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll of Oct. 15 fared over the Oct. 19-20 weekend.

No. 1 Ohio State – split with Massachusetts

No. 2 Notre Dame – swept Omaha

No. 3 Minnesota Duluth – swept Maine

No. 4 St. Cloud State – swept Northern Michigan

No. 5 Providence – defeated Connecticut, tied Sacred Heart

No. 6 Minnesota – defeated Trinity Western (exhibition)

No. 7 Minnesota State – split with No. 16 North Dakota

No. 8 Cornell – defeated Guelph (exhibition, Oct. 21)

No. 9 Denver – defeated, tied Alaska

No. 10 Penn State – swept Niagara

No. 11 Michigan – split with No. 19 Western Michigan

No. 12 Northeastern – swept by No. 20 Union

No. 13 Boston University – defeated U.S. NTDP Under-18 Team (exhibition), lost to Merrimack

No. 14 Princeton – did not play

No. 15 Wisconsin – lost to Clarkson, defeated St. Lawrence

No. 16 North Dakota – split with No. 7 Minnesota State

No. 17 Bowling Green – did not play

No. 18 Boston College – lost to Quinnipiac

No. 19 Western Michigan – split with No. 11 Michigan

No. 20 Union – swept No. 12 Northeastern

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