Minnesota State ascends to top of USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll

Edwin Hookenson (Minnisota State - 24). ((c) Shelley M. Szwast 2016)
Edwin Hookenson has tallied two goals and four points this season in 10 games for Minnesota State (photo: Shelley M. Szwast).

With 25 first-place votes this week, Minnesota State is the new No. 1 team in the USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll.

Denver, which was the top team last week, falls to No. 2, but also earned 15 first-place votes.

Cornell moves up one spot to No. 3 and picked up five first-place nods from the voters.

Notre Dame garnered four first-place votes and is up one spot to No. 4, while Massachusetts falls three spots to No. 5 and notched one first-place vote this week.

Minnesota Duluth is up one to No. 6, Clarkson is up one to sit seventh, Penn State falls two to No. 8, North Dakota jumps one place to No. 9 and Providence rounds out the top 10, up one from last week’s poll.

USCHO.com Division I Men’s Poll – Nov. 11, 2019

The biggest mover in spots 11-20 is Harvard, up five spots from No. 18 to No. 13.

Western Michigan enters the rankings this week at No. 20.

Nine other teams received votes this week.

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