First round (best-of-three series)
(8) Minnesota State at (1) Gophers
(7) St. Cloud State at (2) Wisconsin
(6) Bemidji St. or Ohio State at (3) North Dakota
(5) Bemidji St. or Ohio State at (4) Minnesota Duluth
March 7 and 8
Semifinals and final
Ralph Engelstad Arena in Grand Forks, N.D.