Wisconsin wins top spot in WCHA men’s hoops poll, women’s hockey poll


— The women’s ice hockey team at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee beat the men’s team for the second straight year, a 2-0 win Friday.

The U-M women defeated No. 8 seed Wisconsin, 6-1, in a preseason game that also featured two overtime games.

Wisconsin is one of two Division I women’s teams to reach the Frozen Four this season, joining defending champion Washington State.

The U-MN team also advanced to the tournament.

The UW-Milkers will play host to No. 2 seed Michigan State in a semifinal on Saturday.