FAIRBANKS – For the second game in a row, the 12th-ranked Pioneers squandered a third-period lead and lost in overtime, falling 3-2 to WCHA member Alaska-Anchorage at the Brice Gold Rush in Fairbanks.
Seawolves senior Matt Bailey beat freshman Evan Crowley (33 saves) 3:45 into the extra frame to complete the comeback.
No. 1 Miami 6, No. 6 North Dakota 2
OXFORD, Ohio – Blake Coleman scored three goals and Jimmy Mullin added two assists as the host RedHawks bounced back with a convincing home win over North Dakota to garner a home series split. Sophomore Ryan McKay made 34 saves for Miami (3-1, 1-1 NCHC).
Northern Michigan 6, Nebraska-Omaha 3
MARQUETTE, Mich. — Kirk Thompson’s 20 saves were not enough as the Mavericks split a road nonconference series to fall to 2-2 on the season.
Western Michigan 3, Alaska-Fairbanks 3 OT
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — Both teams scored in the final two minutes of regulation and Western Michigan played host Alaska-Fairbanks to a 3-3 tie Saturday night in the final game of the Brice Alaska Goal Rush. The Broncos (1-2-1) fell in the shootout to the Nanooks (2-1-1) 1-0 to place second in the tournament after defeating Alaska-Anchorage on Friday, 6-2.
St. Cloud State, idle.