BU men’s hockey team ranked No. 1 in national polls

Teamwork has been credited for BU’s resurgence to the top of the college hockey world. (Robert E. Klein for the Boston Globe)

Robert E. Klein for the Globe

BU holds the top spot in both national polls for the first time since Nov. 8, 2010.


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Alford had 28 points, including six 3-pointers, against Nicholls State, plus 13 assists.

 Zach Coleman (left) congratulates Jabarie Hinds (15 points) Sunday after UMass defeated Florida State.  (AP Photo/Fred Beckham)

UMass 75, Florida St. 69

Donte Clark contributes to UMass win over Florida State

Donte Clark netted 15 points, tying the team high, and grabbed four rebounds in the win.

Dayton 65, Boston College 53

Boston College men’s basketball loses to Dayton

The Eagles were victimized by turnovers and poor shooting in the third-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off.

Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher (right) embraced BC coach Steve Addazio after Saturday’s game. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Mark Wallheiser/Associated Press

BC football notebook

Notebook: BC football coach Steve Addazio says FSU loss took a toll

The coach is still smarting from Saturday’s 20-17 loss in the final seconds.

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Quarterback Blake Frohnapfel (leg injury) is 50-50 to play against Buffalo Friday.

College football notebook

Alabama, Florida State face challenges in rivalry week

From Thanksgiving night through Saturday, the potential for mayhem and a major shake-up in the College Football Playoff race exists.