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2012 NCAA Hockey scores: Colorado College splits with North Dakota

Colorado College split a series with North Dakota over the weekend.

Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE

Colorado College went 1-1 against North Dakota over the weekend, winning on Friday night before falling Saturday.

The Tigers (8-7-1, 5-3-0 WCHA) topped the Fighting Sioux (7-5-2, 4-2-2) on Friday with a wild third period. Holding a 2-1 lead after two, Colorado College outscored North Dakota, 3-2, in the final period to claim a 5-3 win. North Dakota exacted its revenge with a 3-2 overtime win on Saturday. The Fighting Sioux tied the game with 13 seconds remaining in the third period before scoring the game-winner 51 seconds into overtime.

Denver (9-4-1, 7-2-1) was winless over the weekend, tying a Friday game against Wisconsin (2-7-3, 2-5-3) and falling to the Badgers on Saturday. Wisconsin took a 1-0 lead in the third period Friday, but the Pioneers pulled even with fewer than two minutes remaining in regulation. On Saturday, the Pioneers trailed 2-1 in the third period, and Wisconsin scored an empty-net goal with nine seconds left to provide the final 3-1 margin.