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College Hockey Rankings Round-Up: Settling Into a Groove

Not many changes in this week's rankings round-up.


Here's this week's big board of college hockey rankings:

Rk SB Nation USA Today USCHO Buccigross Pairwise KRACH
1 Minnesota Minnesota Minnesota Providence Minnesota Minnesota
2 Providence St. Cloud St. Cloud Minnesota St. Cloud Michigan
3 St. Cloud Michigan Michigan St. Cloud Michigan Providence
4 Michigan Providence Providence Quinnipiac Providence St. Cloud
5 Quinnipiac Quinnipiac Quinnipiac Michigan Ferris State Quinnipiac
6 Ferris State UMass-Lowell Ferris State
UMass-Lowell Quinnipiac Ferris State
7 UMass-Lowell Ferris State UMass-Lowell Nebraska-Omaha Lake Superior UMass-Lowell
8 Union Yale Yale Ferris State UMass-Lowell Boston College
9 Clarkson Boston College Boston College Yale Clarkson Lake Superior
10 Lake Superior Clarkson Clarkson Clarkson Union Cornell
11 Northeastern Notre Dame Union
Boston College Miami
Miami Miami
Cornell Yale
Lake Superior Notre Dame
Yale New Hampshire
Union Lake Superior
Miami Union
Cornell Cornell
New Hampshire Notre Dame

Notre Dame Wisconsin

Minnesota-Duluth Nebraska-Omaha

New Hampshire
Nebraska-Omaha Clarkson

Northeastern Colgate

Vermont Vermont

-All of the human polls are as of Monday afternoon, while the computer polls take into account Michigan's win on Monday and UMass-Lowell's win on Tuesday.

-Nobody had much movement in their respective top 5s with all the big teams either winning or taking the weekend off. UMass-Lowell continues to creep their way up the rankings after winning 10 of their last 11, while teams above them lose a game here or there.

-Miami had an ugly meltdown Friday night to tie Bemidji State, but rebounded with a win the next night and are now back to 14th in the Pairwise.

-We're reaching a point in the season where there aren't many outliers or disparity between the polls, whether they be human or computer. The computers still like Lake Superior a bit more than the human polls do. Same goes for Cornell, though to a lesser extent.