Michigan in the Polls

Michigan was off last week after falling to No. 2 in the national polls with their regular season finale loss to Ferris State on the first day of March. How did the bye week treat the Wolverines as they prepare for Nebraska-Omaha in the CCHA quarterfinals round. Did they buy week help Michigan reclaim the No. 1 spot in the polls?

Michigan lost its No. 1 ranking when the Wolverines split with the Ferris State Bulldogs in the last week of the regular season. How did the bye week impact the polls as the rest of the country gets into conference tournament action. How do the Wolverines sit in the polls entering the quarterfinal round of the CCHA tournament?

USCHO.com/CSTV Division I Men's Poll
1. Michigan (19) – 964 Points
2. North Dakota (20) – 936 Points
3. Colorado College (9) – 898 Points
4. Miami (2) – 857 Points
5. New Hampshire – 843 Points
6. Michigan State – 726 Points
7. Clarkson – 676 Points
8. Denver – 623 Points
9. St. Cloud State – 541 Points
10t. Boston College – 538 Points
10t. Minnesota State – 538 Points
12. Notre Dame – 432 Points
13. Wisconsin – 383 Points
14. Boston – 330 Points
15. Minnesota – 299 Points
16. Princeton – 257 Points
17. Harvard – 164 Points
18. Minnesota-Duluth – 156 Points
19. Vermont – 103 Points
20. Providence – 46 Points

USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Men's Hockey Poll
1. Michigan (15) - 483 Points
2. North Dakota (9) – 457 Points
3. Colorado College (9) – 451 Points
4. New Hampshire – 417 Points
5. Miami – 405 (1) Points
6. Michigan State – 324 Points
7. Clarkson – 304 Points
8. Denver – 258 Points
9. Boston College – 207 Points
10. St. Cloud State– 196 Points
11. Minnesota State – 194 Points
12. Notre Dame – 126 Points
13. Boston – 86 Points
14. Wisconsin – 80 Points
15. Minnesota – 45 Points

Michigan opens play in the CCHA tournament with a pair of games against the Nebraska-Omaha Mavericks this weekend at Yost Ice Arena. Both Friday and Saturday night games will be played at 7:35. A game will be held Sunday if necessary in the best of three series.

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