Minnesota Duluth is ranked seventh in the first of three NCAA Division II Central Region rankings, released Wednesday.
Central Oklahoma (35-3) topped the list, followed by Augustana (34-7) and Winona State (29-5). UMD (21-14) was followed by St. Cloud State (29-11) in eighth, giving the NSIC four schools in the rankings.
Eight teams advance to the NCAA Division II Central Region tournament May 9-11, with the top two seeds in the region hosting.