Red Gendron's UMaine Black Bears hold down the #24 spot in the latest USCHO national poll. Maine swept AIC over the weekend to finish the first semester play at 9-6-1. The Minnesota Golden Gophers are the top ranked team at 12-2-2. The highest ranked Hockey East team is Providence at #5. Boston College is #7 and UMass Lowell is 10th.

Maine doesn't play again until the annual Florida tournament on December 28 and 29.

 

          USCHO.com Division I Men's Poll

December 16, 2013

Team

(First Place Votes)

Record

Points

Last Poll

1

Minnesota

(32)

12- 2-2

978

2

2

Ferris State

(12)

14- 2-3

914

4

3

Michigan

10- 2-2

888

3

4

St. Cloud State

( 4)

11- 2-3

855

1

5

Providence

( 2)

11- 2-3

834

5

6

Union

12- 3-3

717

10

7

Boston College

10- 4-2

688

6

8

Quinnipiac

13- 3-3

685

7

9

Clarkson

12- 3-1

610

8

10

Massachusetts-Lowell

11- 5-0

564

9

11

Yale

6- 3-3

452

11

12

Miami

9- 7-2

374

12

13

Notre Dame

10- 7-1

364

13

14

Wisconsin

8- 5-1

329

15

15

Cornell

7- 4-2

315

14

16

Northeastern

9- 5-2

270

16

17

Denver

9- 6-3

161

20

18

Lake Superior

10- 7-1

152

17

19

Nebraska-Omaha

8- 7-1

100

19

20

Minnesota State

11- 7-0

67

NR

Others receiving votes: Rensselaer 54, Vermont 47, North Dakota 29, Maine 22, New Hampshire 18, Ohio State 9, Mercyhurst 3, Bentley 1.