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Bulldogs No. 3, Gophers No. 4 in Latest Men's Poll

03/06/2012, 9:54am CST
By MHJ Staff

Both teams head into postseason play this weekend

Boston College Unanimous No. 1
in USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Men's College Hockey Poll - #22
(first-place votes in parentheses)

Rank

School

Last Week's Ranking

2011-12 Record

Weeks in Top 15

1

Boston College, 510 (34)

1

25-10-1

22

2

Ferris State University, 443

3

22-9-5

17

3

University of Minnesota Duluth, 408

2

22-8-6

22

4

University of Minnesota, 381

5

24-12-1

21

5

University of Michigan, 374

6

21-11-4

18

6

Boston University, 343

4

21-12-1

19

7

Union College, 323

7

20-7-7

20

8

UMass Lowell, 322

8

22-10-1

10

9

University of Denver, 234

10

21-11-4

21

10

University of Maine, 177

11

20-11-3

7

11

Miami University, 167

9

21-13-2

6

12

University of North Dakota, 124

15

20-12-3

10

13

Cornell University, 108

13

15-7-7

12

14

Merrimack College, 75

12

17-10-7

21

15

Michigan State University, 67

14

19-13-4

7

Others receiving votes: Western Michigan University, 9; Colorado College, 5; University of Notre Dame, 5; Northern Michigan University, 3; United States Air Force Academy, 2.

NOTES: This weekend marks the quarterfinals for each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences ... The Hockey East Association leads all conferences with five ranked teams, while the Central Collegiate Hockey Association and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association have four ranked teams and ECAC Hockey has two ranked programs ... A total of 20 teams received votes.

ABOUT THE POLL: The 17th annual USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men’s College Hockey Poll is conducted each week in conjunction with the American Hockey Coaches Association. The poll includes input from coaches and journalists representing each of the five NCAA Division I ice hockey conferences, as well as composite votes from officers of the AHCA and USA Hockey Magazine, the most widely distributed hockey magazine in the world.

 

This Week's Top-15 Match-ups

Friday, March 9
No. 15 Michigan State University
at
No. 11 Miami University

No. 14 Merrimack College
at
No. 10 University of Maine

Saturday, March 10
No. 15 Michigan State University
at
No. 11 Miami University

No. 14 Merrimack College
at
No. 10 University of Maine

Sunday, March 11
No. 15 Michigan State University
at
No. 11 Miami University
(If Necessary)

No. 14 Merrimack College
at
No. 10 University of Maine

(If Necessary)

 

 

 

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