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USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's College Hockey Poll
USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2011-12 Men's College Hockey Poll - #6
(first-place votes in parentheses)
Others receiving votes: Michigan Tech University, 29; Boston University, 26; Colgate University, 24; Quinnipiac University, 24; University of Nebraska Omaha, 6; Clarkson University, 3; United States Air Force Academy, 3; University of North Dakota, 1.
NOTES: The Central Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with six ranked teams, while the Western Collegiate Hockey Association has four ranked teams and the ECAC Hockey has three ranked programs ... A total of 23 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.