Future Colorado College foe Wisconsin was picked to win the first Big 10 regular-season title, finishing ahead of former Western Collegiate Hockey Association rival Minnesota. The Tigers travel to Madison Dec. 13-14.
The rest of the six-team league: 3. Michigan; 4 (tie), Michigan State, Ohio State; 6. Penn State, which travels to Air Force for a nonconference series Oct. 18-19. The Nittany Lions are coached by former CC standout Guy Gadowsky.