NCAA Game Night: 1-19-13

No. 16 Cornell Big Red 2 @ RPI Red Hawks 3

D/W Kirill Gotovets, COR: 0-0-0, E, 2 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 15 GP, 0-0-0, +4, 10 PIM

Cornell scored in the game’s final minute to cut the lead to one, but ran out of time to find the tying goal.

Harvard Crimson 2 @ Brown Bears 5

F Brian Hart, HAR: 1-1-2, +1, 0 PIM, 3 SOG
Season totals: 14 GP, 4-4-8, -1, 8 PIM

Hart had his first multi-point game, but Harvard lost, 5-2, after allowing four second period goals. The Crimson fell to 5-10-1 this season after starting the year ranked near the middle of the USCHO top-20.

No. 8 Miami RedHawks 2 @ Wisconsin Badgers 1

F Jimmy Mullin, MIA: 0-0-0, E, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 21 GP, 2-6-8, -4, 10 PIM

Miami avoided a weekend sweep by defeating the Badgers, 2-1. Mullin had a few scoring chances, but did not register a point.

No. 6 North Dakota 4 @ No. 1 Minnesota Golden Gophers 4

F Brendan O’Donnell, UND: Did not play
Season totals: 19 GP, 1-5-6, -3, 12 PIM

G Adam Wilcox, MIN: Tie, 22 saves on 26 shots
Season totals: 23 GP, 16-2-4, 1.72 GAA, .923 sv%, 3 SO

North Dakota led 3-1 and 4-2 before Minnesota fought back to force overtime. Adam Wilcox started his 21st straight game for the Gophers.

Bowling Green Falcons 1 @ No. 10 Western Michigan Broncos 2

D Luke Witkowski, WMU: 1-0-1, -1, 0 PIM, 6 SOG, *First Star*
Season totals: 24 GP, 2-4-6, -3, 20 PIM

Luke Witkowski (pictured) scored his second goal of the year to tie the game at one, and WMU added another later to defeat the visiting Falcons, 2-1. This is the third time in his four-year career that Witkowski has reached two goals. He has never reached three.

*USCHO poll used