Following a weekend sweep of Minnesota State, Minnesota (8-1-1 overall) continues to hold down the No. 1 spot in the latest versions of both the USCHO.com and USA Today/USA Hockey Magazine Polls, released on Monday. Joining the Gophers in the rankings are Michigan (7-2-1) at No. 5 in both polls and Wisconsin (4-3-1) at No. 12. Ohio State (8-4-0), which has won five straight games and eight of its last nine contests, is receiving votes in both polls.