Badgers lose in OT

• MICHIGAN STATE 5, WISCONSIN 4 (OT): Lee Reimer's power-play goal at 46 seconds was the winner for the Spartans (11-16-7, 5-8-6-4 Big Ten). Matt Berry had two goals for Michigan State. Nic Kerdiles, Tyler Barnes and Chase Drake all had one goal and one assist for Wisconsin (21-10-2, 12-6-1).

• OHIO STATE 4, PENN STATE 2: The Buckeyes (16-12-5, 6-8-5-4) scored three goals in the second period to take a 4-1 lead on the road. Ryan Dzingel, the conference's top scorer, had two goals and one assist for Ohio State. His linemates, Nick Oddo and Nick Schilkey, had one goal apiece.

NCHC playoffs

• WESTERN MICHIGAN 3, MINN­ESOTA DULUTH 2: Will Kessel's empty-net goal gave the visiting Broncos (18-14-5) a 3-0 lead with 1:42 to play and it turned out to be the winner. Cal Decowski and Max Tardy scored for the No. 20 Bulldogs (16-15-4) in the last 1:30. Western Michigan leads the best-of-three series 1-0.

• MIAMI 5, ST. CLOUD STATE 4 (OT): Riley Barber's goal gave the RedHawks (13-19-3) a road upset over the No. 4 Huskies (21-8-5). Defenseman Kevin Gravel had two goals for St. Cloud State.

• NORTH DAKOTA 4, COLORADO COLLEGE 2: The Tigers (6-23-6) took a 2-0 lead before No. 10 UND (21-11-3) rallied at Ralph Engelstad Arena. Bryn Chyzyk's unassisted goal late in the second period was the winner.

• DENVER 5, OMAHA 1: Matt Tabrum's goal in the seventh minute of the third period for the Pioneers (17-15-6) broke a 2-2 tie and forced a third game. The Mavericks (17-17-2,) won 4-3 Thursday.

WCHA playoffs

• MINNESOTA STATE MANKATO 3, NORTHERN MICHIGAN 2: The No. 18 Mavericks (23-13-1) took a 3-0 lead over Wildcats and then held on at home to win the opener of their best-of-three, first-round series. Matt Leitner, Bryce Gervais and Sean Flanagan had the goals for MSU Mankato.

• FERRIS STATE 8, BEMIDJI STATE 0: The No. 6 Bulldogs (26-9-3) routed the Beavers to take a 1-0 lead in their series.