WCHA roundup: (Soon to be No. 1) Minnesota humbles Michigan State

No. 2 Minnesota 7, No. 16 Michigan State 1

MINNEAPOLIS — Fifteen different players had at least a point with six posting two-point games to help Minnesota secure a weekend sweep against Michigan State with a 7-1 win on Saturday night at Mariucci Arena. Northeastern’s 3-1 win over Boston College should put the Gophers at No. 1 in both national polls on Monday.

No. 14 Notre Dame 3, Nebraska Omaha 2

KANSAS CITY — Junior defenseman Michael Young and senior defenseman Andrej Sustr each scored a goal but Nebraska Omaha was defeated by Notre Dame, 3-2, in the championship game of the IceBreaker Tournament on Saturday night at the Sprint Center.

Ohio State 3, No. 13 Minnesota-Duluth 2

DULUTH — Junior forward Joe Basaraba and senior forward Mike Seidel each scored a goal but Minnesota Duluth was defeated by Ohio State, 3-2, on Saturday night at AMSOIL Arena.

Northern Michigan 4, No. 15 Wisconsin 2

GREEN BAY — Junior forward Mark Zengerle gave Wisconsin a 2-1 lead early in the third period, but Northern Michigan would score the next three goals to earn a 4-2 win over the Badgers on Saturday at Resch Center.

New Hampshire 4, St. Cloud State 2

Junior defenseman Kevin Gravel and sophomore forward Joey Holka each scored a goal but St. Cloud State was defeated by New Hampshire, 4-2, on Saturday night at the Whittemore Center.

Michigan Tech 8, Lake Superior State 4

HOUGHTON, Mich. — forward Milos Gordic scored two goals and and assist and sophomore forward Tanner Kero added a goal and two assists to lead Michigan Tech to a 8-4 win against Lake Superior State on Saturday night at John MacInnes Student Ice Arena.

Minnesota State 2, Alabama-Huntsville 2

HUNTSVILLE — Senior forward Eriah Hayes scored at 17:46 of the third period to lift Minnesota State into a 2-2 tie against Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday night at Von Braun Center.

Bemidji State 4, USA U-18 3 (exhibition)

Senior forward David Boehm scored a pair of goals to lead Bemidji State to a 4-3 victory against the USA Under-18 team in exhibition play on Saturday night at Sanford Center.


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