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Fans celebrate along with Wisconsin’s Brendan Woods, left, after Nic Kerdiles, right, scored in the third period of a WCHA Final Five semifinal against St. Cloud State Friday in St. Paul. Wisconsin won 4-1 to advance to Saturday’s championship game. Jim Mone | Associated Press

FINAL FIVE: Wisconsin, Colorado College win again; advance to finals


ST. PAUL (AP) — Wisconsin and Colorado College are surging out of the WCHA.

Both teams – who are leaving the league next year – came into the Xcel Energy Center Friday night and knocked off the higher seed to advance to the league title game.

Wisconsin defeated top-seeded St. Cloud State 4-1 in the first semifinal matchup while sixth-seeded Colorado College knocked off second-seeded Minnesota 2-0 in the late game.

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