With 26 first-place votes this week, Massachusetts has earned its first-ever No. 1 ranking in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll.
The Minutemen are 12-1-0 overall and jumped two spots from the Nov. 26 rankings.
St. Cloud drops one place to No. 2, but still garnered 22 first-place nods this week.
No. 3 Minnesota State and No. 4 Minnesota Duluth each received one first-place vote.
New to the rankings this week are Miami at No. 17 and Michigan Tech at No. 20.
The USCHO.com Poll consists of 50 voters, including coaches and beat writers and sports professionals from across the country.