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UAA can finish 5th, 6th, 7th or 8th: Here's how

Doyle Woody,Adn Staff

Math hurts, said the liberal arts major.

So, here are the various scenarios -- courtesy Tim Danehy of collegehockeystats.net -- that will determine where UAA finishes in the WCHA and which playoff seed it secures after tonight's regular-season finale and Governor's Cup finale on the road against UAF: (and remember, a No. 6 seed means playing UAF on the road again next week in the first round):

Seeded 5th with a win and a Michigan Tech loss.
Seeded 6th with a win and a Michigan Tech win or tie.
Seeded 6th with a tie and a Northern Michigan loss or tie.
Seeded 6th with a loss, a Northern Michigan loss, a Lake Superior State loss or tie, and a Bemidji State loss or tie.
Seeded 6th with a loss, a Northern Michigan loss, a Lake Superior State loss, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State win.
Seeded 6th with a loss, a Northern Michigan loss, a Lake Superior State tie, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State win or tie.
Seeded 7th with a tie and a Northern Michigan win.
Seeded 7th with a loss, a Northern Michigan loss, a Lake Superior State loss, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State loss or tie.
Seeded 7th with a loss, a Northern Michigan loss, a Lake Superior State tie, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State loss.
Seeded 7th with a loss, a Northern Michigan loss, and a Lake Superior State win.
Seeded 7th with a loss, a Northern Michigan win or tie, a Lake Superior State loss or tie, and a Bemidji State loss or tie.
Seeded 7th with a loss, a Northern Michigan win or tie, a Lake Superior State loss, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State win.
Seeded 7th with a loss, a Northern Michigan win or tie, a Lake Superior State tie, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State win or tie.
Seeded 8th with a loss, a Northern Michigan win or tie, a Lake Superior State loss, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State loss or tie.
Seeded 8th with a loss, a Northern Michigan win or tie, a Lake Superior State tie, a Bemidji State win, and a Minnesota State loss.
Seeded 8th with a loss, a Northern Michigan win or tie, and a Lake Superior State win.


By DOYLE WOODY, adn.com
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