With the Mavericks' 2-2 tie at St. Cloud State and Minnesota Duluth's win at Alaska-Anchorage on Saturday night, Minnesota State will return to St. Cloud next weekend for the first round of the WCHA playoffs. MSU is the eighth seed, and St. Cloud is the third seed.
The other matchups will be:
Michigan Tech at Denver
Alaska-Anchorage at Wisconsin
Minnesota at North Dakota
Colorado College at Minnesota Duluth