College hockey polls: Notre Dame holds steady at No. 13

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Polls

JAN. 10, 2022

USA TODAY/USA HOCKEY MAGAZINE (COACHES)

1. Minnesota State (CCHA) (27 first-place votes) (20-4-0) 500 points (1 Last Week); 2. Quinnipiac (ECAC) (6 firsts) (14-1-3) 469 (2 LW); 3. Western Michigan (NCHC) (14-5-0) 412 (3 LW); 4. St. Cloud State (NCHC) (12-6-0) 391 (4 LW); 5. Michigan (Big Ten) (16-6-1) 388 (7 LW); 

6. Denver (NCHC) (1 first) (12-5-1) 339 (6 LW); 7. Minnesota Duluth (NCHC) (11-8-1) 290 (8 LW); 8. Minnesota (Big Ten) (12-8-0) 243 (11 LW); 9. Northeastern (Hockey East) (15-4-1) 197 (10 LW);  10. Cornell (ECAC) (11-3-1) 196 (14 LW); 

11. North Dakota (NCHC) (13-8-0) 175 (5 LW); 12. UMass Lowell (Hockey East) (11-3-3) 132 (12 LW); 13. Notre Dame (Big Ten) (15-6-0) 115 (13 LW); 14. Massachusetts (Hockey East) (10-6-2) 102 (9 LW); 15. Ohio State (Big Ten) (15-6-1) 61 (RV).

Others receiving votes: Omaha (NCHC) (14-6-0) 31, Harvard (ECAC) (8-4-1) 21, Michigan Tech (CCHA) (10-8-1) 15, Providence (Hockey East) (15-7-1) 3.

DCU/USCHO.com (MEDIA)

1. Minnesota State (CCHA) (42 first-place votes) (20-4-0) 990 points (1 Last Week); 2. Quinnipiac (ECAC) (5 firsts) (14-1-3) 933 (2 LW); 3. Western Michigan (NCHC) (14-5-0) 866 (3 LW); 4. Michigan (Big Ten) (3 firsts) (16-6-1) 845 (6 LW); 5. St. Cloud State (NCHC) (12-6-0) 829 (4 LW); 

6. Denver (NCHC) (12-5-1) 714 (7 LW); 7. Minnesota Duluth (NCHC) (11-8-1) 689 (8 LW); 8. Minnesota (Big Ten) (12-8-0) 612 (9 LW); 9. Cornell (ECAC) (11-3-1) 539 (14 LW); 10. North Dakota (NCHC) (13-8-0) 513 (5 LW); 

11. Northeastern (Hockey East) (15-4-1) 494 (11 LW); 12. UMass Lowell (Hockey East) (11-3-3) 458 (12 LW); 13. Notre Dame (Big Ten) (15-6-0) 406 (13 LW); 14. Massachusetts (Hockey East) (10-6-2) 373 (10 LW); 15. Omaha (NCHC) (14-6-0) 315 (15 LW); 

16. Ohio State (Big Ten) (15-6-1) 280 (17 LW); 17. Providence (Hockey East) (15-7-1) 257 (16 LW); 18. Harvard (ECAC) (8-4-1) 128 (19 LW); 19. Michigan Tech (CCHA) (10-8-1) 78 (20 LW); 20. Boston College (Hockey East) (10-6-3) 45 (18 LW).

Others receiving votes: Bemidji State (CCHA) (12-10-0) 38, Northern Michigan (CCHA) (12-8-1) 33, Connecticut (Hockey East) (9-7-0) 19, Penn State (Big Ten) (12-10-0) 13, Boston University (Hockey East) (9-9-3) 9, American International (Atlantic) (8-9-1) 6, Clarkson (ECAC) (9-7-4) 5, Bentley (Atlantic) (10-8-0) 4, Bowling Green (CCHA) (11-8-3) 4, Canisius (Atlantic) (10-9-2) 3, Arizona State (Ind.) (12-12-0) 2.

Big Ten standings

(Conference)

Pts, GP, W-L-T, OW-OL, SOW, GF-GA

Minnesota 25, 12, 8-4-0, 0-1, 0, 43-30

Ohio State 23, 12, 7-4-1, 0-0, 1, 39-29

Michigan 23, 12, 7-5-0, 0-2, 0, 45-34

Notre Dame 22, 12, 8-4-0, 3-1, 0, 38-28

Michigan State 14, 12, 5-7-0, 1-0, 0, 28-40

Wisconsin 10, 12, 3-8-1, 1-1, 0, 27-41

Penn State 9, 12, 3-9-0, 1-1, 0, 32-50

(Overall, W-L-T, .Pct, GF-GA)

Minnesota 12-8-0, .600, 71-53; Ohio State 15-6-1, .705, 81-49; Michigan 16-6-1, .717, 89-54; Notre Dame 15-6-0, .714, 73-42; Michigan State 11-10-1, .523, 52-60; Wisconsin 6-13-3, .341, 43-69; Penn State 12-10-0, .545, 76-70.

Friday, Jan. 7

Notre Dame 4, Penn State 2

Minnesota 4, Michigan State 1

Saturday, Jan. 8

Notre Dame 5, Penn State 4 (OT)

Minnesota 6, Michigan State 3

Ohio State 5, Wisconsin 3

Michigan 4, Massachusetts 1

Sunday, Jan. 9

Ohio State 2, Wisconsin 2 (OT) (Ohio State wins shootout 2-1)

Michigan 4, Massachusetts 2

Friday, Jan. 14

Notre Dame at Ohio State, 7 p.m.

Penn State at Michigan, 7:30 p.m.

Michigan State at Wisconsin, 8 p.m.

Alaska at Minnesota, 8 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 15

Alaska at Minnesota, 6 p.m.

Penn State at Michigan, 7 p.m.

Notre Dame at Ohio State, 8 p.m.

Michigan State at Wisconsin, 9 p.m.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

Boston College at Notre Dame, 7 p.m.