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One week until the selections and it’s time to summarize things in the segment I like to call “What I Believe.”

This segment gives a quick summary of “What I Believe” to be the status of each school’s chances on making the NCAA tournament are and other items that I believe are true at the moment.

Teams that are in (8)

Hockey East:
Boston University

NCHC:
Denver
Miami
Minnesota-Duluth
North Dakota
Omaha

WCHA:
Michigan Tech
Minnesota State

This tells me that 11 spots are taken. These eight schools plus the champions of Atlantic Hockey, Big Ten and ECAC Hockey.

The bubble (teams still playing that can make it as at-large selections)

Big Ten:
Minnesota

ECAC:
Colgate
Harvard
Quinnipiac

Hockey East:
Massachusetts-Lowell
Vermont

NCHC:
St. Cloud State

WCHA:
Bowling Green

Teams that have to sit and wait (with probability)

ECAC:
Yale (Long shot)

Hockey East:
Boston College (Likely)
Providence (Balancing on the bubble)

NCHC:
Minnesota-Duluth (Definite)
Omaha (Definite)

Teams that need to win their conference tournament to get in

Atlantic Hockey:
Canisius
Mercyhurst
Robert Morris
RIT

Big Ten:
Michigan
Michigan State
Ohio State
Penn State
Wisconsin

ECAC:
St. Lawrence

Hockey East:
New Hampshire

WCHA:
Ferris State

Teams that have finished their seasons (28)

Atlantic Hockey:
Air Force
American International
Army
Bentley
Holy Cross
Niagara
Sacred Heart

Big Ten:
None

ECAC:
Brown
Clarkson
Cornell
Dartmouth
Princeton
Rensselaer
Union

Hockey East:
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
Merrimack
Northeastern
Notre Dame

NCHC:
Colorado College
Western Michigan

WCHA:
Alabama-Huntsville
Alaska
Alaska-Anchorage
Bemidji State
Lake Superior
Northern Michigan