Big Ten

Linemates lead Badgers

•WISCONSIN 5, MICHIGAN 2: Michael Mersch and Jefferson Dahl both had four points as the No. 14 Badgers (12-6-1, 3-2-0) beat the No. 8 Wolverines (10-5-2, 2-1-0) at the Kohl Center. Mersch had a hat trick and an assist, Dahl got the winning goal midway through the third period and assisted on each of Mersch's goals.

•OHIO STATE 5, MICHIGAN STATE 3: Trailing 3-2 going into the third period, the Buckeyes (11-6-0, 1-2-0) scored three goals for their first conference victory. Nick Oddo tied the score at 3-3 only 17 seconds into the final period in Columbus. Ryan Dzingel scored the winner, at 1:30, on his second of three goals.


•NORTH DAKOTA 5, COLORADO COLLEGE 3: Michael Parks' two goals led UND (10-7-2, 6-5-0) over the visiting Tigers (2-14-3, 2-6-3-1).

•MINNESOTA DULUTH 3, OMAHA 2: Dominic Toninato had a goal and an assist as the Bulldogs (8-8-1, 4-5-0) edged the host Mavericks (8-10-1, 5-3-1-1).

•ST. CLOUD STATE 6, DENVER 3: Jonny Brodzinki scored twice as the No. 2 Huskies (12-2-3, 7-1-1) beat the No. 17 Pioneers (10-6-4, 4-3-1-1) in Denver. Linemate David Morley had a goal and two assists.


•BEMIDJI STATE 5, LAKE SUPERIOR STATE 2: Brendan Harms scored two power-play goals as the Beavers (6-11-6, 6-7-4) defeated the Lakers.