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men's college basketball notebook
DeMarr Langford's BC team is 6-7 overall, 1-2 in the ACC.

In local men’s college basketball, there are two sides to every team

No matter which team you root for, there are reasons for optimism — and pessimism. Here's a quick rundown.

Georgia 33, Alabama 18
Kelee Ringo (5) picked off Alabama quarterback Bryce Young and took it the distance to seal the title for Georgia.

Georgia pulls away from Alabama in fourth quarter to win first national title since 1980

A late pick-six sealed the Bulldogs' first national championship in 41 years.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL
Georgia defensive lineman Jordan Davis (99) and the Bulldogs defense bounced back against Michigan in the Orange Bowl after allowing Alabama quarterback Bryce Young to carve them up for 421 yards and three touchdowns during last month's SEC Championship Game.

Georgia’s defense looking for redemption in rematch against Alabama in college football title game

Georgia gets another shot at Alabama, the team that left them huffing and puffing in a 41-24 beatdown for the Southeastern Conference title.

Pittsburgh 69, BC 67
Boston College's DeMarr Langford Jr. tries to sway away Pittsburgh's Femi Odukale at the rim during the second half of the Eagles' 69-67 Atlantic Coast Conference road loss on Saturday.

BC men’s basketball comes up short in ACC road loss at Pittsburgh

BC's Makai Ashton-Langford scored a career-high 23 points, but missed a tying layup at the buzzer in 69-67 ACC setback at Pittsburgh.

FCS CHAMPIONSHIP
North Dakota State head coach Matt Entz became the third NDSU coach with multiple championships in their title run after his Bison defeated Montana State, 38-10, in Saturday's FCS national championship game in Frisco, Texas.

North Dakota State continues FCS dominance with ninth national title in 11 seasons

The Bison (14-1) have never lost when making the trip from Fargo to Frisco for the final Football Championship Subdivision game.

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Alabama's Heisman Trophy winning quarterback Bryce Young has thrown for 4,503 yards, 46 touchdowns, and just five interceptions while completing nearly 68 percent of his passes in leading his team back to the College Football Playoff national championship game.

Two very different roads have delivered Bryce Young and Stetson Bennett to national championship game

While Bryce Young seemed destined to become a Heisman Trophy winner since middle school, Stetson Bennett appeared better suited for the Sun Belt than the Southeastern Conference.

women's college basketball notebook
Kendall Currence is averaging 15.4 points for the 7-4 Huskies.

Kendall Currence a courageous leader for Northeastern women’s basketball

The senior guard, a proud member of the Wampanoag tribe, has overcome physical challenges to be her team's leading scorer.

Men’s college hockey notebook
Hingham's Matty Beniers, a center from the University of Michigan, was taken second overall by the Seattle Kraken in the 2021 NHL draft.

Tenth-ranked UMass men’s hockey ready to take on powerhouse No. 6 Michigan

UMass travels this weekend for a two-game series at Michigan, which had three of the top four picks in this summer's NHL Draft.