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BC, Ferris State Skate for National Hockey Title
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Boston College is accustomed to playing for a national championship. Ferris State is not.

That's the backdrop for Saturday night's Frozen Four title game between the Eagles (32-10-1), one of the nation's elite hockey programs, and the Bulldogs (26-11-5), who are competing in only the program's second NCAA tournament play at the Division II level in other sports.

Boston College, the overall No. 1 seed, won its 18th straight game Thursday night by dispatching Minnesota 6-1 in the semifinals. But even though the Eagles seem poised to earn the fifth national championship in program history, and third in five seasons, they are approaching Ferris State with caution.

Eagles coach Jerry York hears talk of David and Goliath, ''but I do not consider it to be that way.''

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