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College Poll: Quinnipiac University Tops (USA Today/USA Hockey) 

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USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine
2012-13 Men’s College Hockey Poll – #18
(first-place votes in parentheses)

Rank
School
Last Week’s Ranking
2012-13 Record Weeks in Top 15
1 Quinnipiac University, 503 (28)
2
21-3-4
10
2 University of Minnesota, 470 (6)
1
19-5-4
19
3 Miami University, 424
3
18-7-5
19
4 Boston College, 402
4
16-7-2
19
5 University of New Hampshire, 377
5
16-7-3
16
6 Western Michigan University, 338
6
18-7-5
19
7 University of North Dakota, 316
7
16-8-6
19
8 St. Cloud State University, 259
10
18-11-1
7
9 Yale University, 238
9
13-6-3
10
10 Minnesota State University, 185
13
18-9-3
6
11 University of Denver, 164
8
15-9-5
19
12 University of Notre Dame, 136
12
18-11-1
19
13 Boston University, 78
11
13-11-1
19
14 Niagara University, 70
14
18-5-5
2
15 UMass-Lowell, 55
NR
14-9-2
10

Others receiving votes: University of Nebraska-Omaha, 29; Dartmouth College, 13; Merrimack College, 9; University of Alaska, 7; University of Wisconsin, 7.

NOTES: Quinnipiac University takes the top spot in the poll for the first-time ever this week … Minnesota shared the preseason No. 1 with Boston College … Niagara University enters the poll for the first time this season … The Western Collegiate Hockey Association leads all conferences with five ranked programs this week. The Hockey East Association has four ranked teams while the Central Collegiate Hockey Association boasts three ranked programs, ECAC Hockey has two ranked squads and Atlantic Hockey has one ranked representative … A total of 20 teams received votes.

ABOUT THE POLL: The 18th annual USA Today/USA Hockey MagazineMen’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.

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