Despite not playing, Denver maintains top spot in Division I Men’s Poll with 46 first-place votes

Tyson McLellan (Denver-9) 2018 November 10 St.Cloud State University hosts Denver in a NCHC contest at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud, MN (Bradley K. Olson)
Senior forward Tyson McLellan is part of the top-ranked, undefeated Denver squad (photo: Bradley K. Olson).

Idle Denver picked up 46 first-place votes to sit in the top spot of this week’s Division I Men’s Poll.

Minnesota State remains No. 2 and garnered the other four first-place votes this week.

Massachusetts is again No. 3, while Cornell stays No. 4 and Notre Dame holds steady in the fifth spot. Division I Men’s Poll – Oct. 28, 2019

Minnesota Duluth is up two spots to No. 6, Wisconsin falls one to No. 7, Providence is down one to No. 8, Quinnipiac remains No. 9, and Northeastern moves up one notch to No. 10 in this week’s rankings.

New to the rankings this week are UMass Lowell at No. 17 and Northern Michigan at No. 20.

In addition, 12 other teams received votes.

The Poll consists of 50 voters, including coaches and beat writers and sports professionals from across the country.