Idle Minnesota State stays No. 1 in Division I Men’s Poll; undefeated Cornell moves to No. 2

Parker Tuomie (Minnisota State - 6). ((c) Shelley M. Szwast 2016)
Parker Tuomie and Minnesota State stay No. 1 in this week’s Division I Men’s Poll (photo: Shelley M. Szwast).

With 36 first-place votes, Minnesota State remains the No. 1 team in the Division I Men’s Poll this week.

The Mavericks were off last weekend.

Undefeated Cornell moves up one spot to No. 2 and garnered 13 first-place votes, while Notre Dame is up one to No. 3, Denver falls two to sit No. 4, and North Dakota, with the other first-place vote, jumps four places to end up No. 5 this week.

Penn State is up two to No. 6, Massachusetts drops two to No. 7, Clarkson is down one to No. 8, Minnesota Duluth falls three to No. 9, and undefeated Harvard enters the top half at No. 10, moving up three spots.

Ohio State remains No. 11, Providence falls two to No. 12, Northeastern is up one to sit 13th, Boston College drops two to No. 14, and UMass Lowell is down to No. 15 after a No. 12 ranking a week ago.

Wisconsin is down one to No. 16, Bowling Green holds firm at No. 17, Omaha is up one to No. 18, Northern Michigan is down one to No. 19, and Western Michigan is again No. 20.

No new teams enter the rankings this week.

Nine teams also received votes in this week’s rankings.

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