• Tim Ellison Scores Career-High 29 Points as UDC Falls to Central State, 85-62
    February 27, 2010
    Wilberforce, Ohio: February 27, 2010-Junior guard Tim Ellison (Alexandria, VA) scored 23 second half points in a valiant effort to lead the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds in a comeback as they fell to Central State University Marauders, 85-62, this afternoon at Lewis Gymnasium. Trailing by 14 at the break, Ellison elected to shoulder the burden of trying to bring his team back by adding to his 6 point first half scores for his total of 29. It would not happen, as Central went on a second half scoring tear winning by a margin of 23 points.
  • Apprentice Men's Hot Shooting Downs UDC, 73-54
    February 24, 2010
    Hampton, VA: February 24, 2010-The Apprentice School's Eric Joe had the hot hand tonight, shooting 12-22 field goals, 4-8 three-pointers and 2-3 free throws, to score a game- high 30 points in leading the Builders past the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team, 73-54, tonight at Hampton University's Holland Hall.
  • Central State Escapes with, 60-53, Win Over UDC
    February 20, 2010
    Washington, DC: February 20, 2010-In an excitingly close contest, the visiting Central State University Marauders Men's Basketball Team escaped with a, 60-53, win over the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds this afternoon at the UDC Sports Complex. Central, who came into town sporting an 18-5 record and ranked 6th in the NCAA Midwest Region, were shocked by the up tempo, exciting, in your face play of the 1-17 Firebirds.
  • UDC Men Fall to USP, 72-57
    February 18, 2010
    Washington, DC: February 18, 2010-Curtis Fitch and Omari Phillips each scored 19 points to pace the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia Devils to a, 72-57, win over the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds at the UDC Sports complex tonight.
  • Former UDC Men's Basketball Player, Amadou Gallo Fall, to Head NBA Africa Expansion Effort
    February 15, 2010
    DALLAS, TX; February 13, 2010-- The National Basketball Association became a little more international Saturday. Commissioner David Stern announced that the league will open an office this spring in Johannesburg, South Africa, where Amadou Gallo Fall and a small staff will work to promote the game, encourage development and expand partnerships.
  • UDC Falls to University of the Sciences, 58-54
    January 28, 2010
    Philadelphia, PA: January 28, 2010-Adewale Adefemi led the University of Sciences Devils to a, 58-54, win over the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds in men's basketball tonight at Morgan Arena. Sciences improved their record to 5-11 for the season while UDC fell to 1-16.
  • James Scores 24 Game-High Points as UDC Falls to Washington Adventist, 73-63
    January 26, 2010
    Takoma Park, MD: January 26, 2010-Freshman guard Kenneth James (Arlington, VA) led all scoring tonight as the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team fell, 63-73, to the Washington Adventist University Shock tonight at the Pitt. James scored 24 points and grabbed 5 boards as teammate junior guard Tim Ellison (Alexandria, VA), the second highest scorer, put up 22 points and collected 7 rebounds. Chris Leach, a sophomore forward from Washington, DC was also in double figures, scoring 16 points and pulling down 6 boards.
  • Apprentice Defeats UDC Men, 70-60
    January 23, 2010
    Washington, DC:January 22, 2010-- The Apprentice School "Builders" defeated the University of the District of Columbia "Firebirds" Men's Basketball Team, 70-60, this afternoon at the UDC Sports Complex. Isaih Harrison scored a game-high 33 points in leading the Builders to the win. Eric Joe added 15 to the Builders point total.
  • UDC to Play Bowie State Tonight
    January 07, 2010
    The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds will host the Bowie State University Bulldogs in men's basketball tonight at the UDC Sports Complex. Tip-off is at 7 p.m.
  • Bowie State Overwhelms UDC, 83-61
    January 07, 2010
    Washington, DC: January 7, 2009-After a first half of close play, the Bowie State University Bulldogs came back in the second half to take a commanding lead and hand the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team a, 83-61, defeat. Sophomore guard Dominic Milburn (Silver Spring, MD) paced the Bulldogs to the win scoring 15 points.
  • Coach Ruland to Appear on the Glen Harris Sports Talk Show January 6, 2010
    January 06, 2010
    UDC Men's Basketball Head Coach Jeff Ruland will appear on the Glen Harris Sports Talk Show tonight at 7:30 p.m. The Glen Harris Sports Talk Show is aired on television's NewsChannel8.
  • Men's Basketball to Play Alderson-Broaddus Tonight
    January 04, 2010
    The UDC Firebirds Men’s Basketball Team will be in action tonight hosting the Alderson –Broaddus College Battlers in the UDC Sports Complex. Tip-off is at 5 p.m.
  • UDC Falls to Alderson-Broadus, 80-46
    January 04, 2010
    Washington, DC: January 4, 2010-The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team fell to the Alderson-Broaddus College Battlers, 80-46, tonight at the UDC Sports Complex. Jamar Board scored a game-high 22 points, grabbed 5 rebounds, made 2 assists and 2 steals to pace the Battlers to the win, which improved their record to 4-2. UDC fell to 1-12 with the loss.
  • UDC Falls to Mansfield, 81-66
    December 31, 2009
    Washington, DC: December 30, 2009-- The Mansfield University Mountaineers orchestrated a scoring clinic today for the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team as they dropped points in from all over the court in defeating the Firebirds, 81-66, at the UDC Sports Complex. Yuseff Carr led the Mountaineers to the win scoring 17 points, and collecting 9 rebounds.
  • UDC Defeats Cheyney, 78-68, for first win of season
    December 29, 2009
    Washington, DC: December 29, 2009-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team came oh--- so close to victory in several close contests this season, but could not make the breakthrough. All of that changed this afternoon when they defeated the Cheyney University Wolves, 78-68, before hometown fans in the UDC Sports Complex.
  • Kutztown Slips Past UDC, 81-77
    December 22, 2009
    Kutztown, PA: December 22, 2009-- In a very close contest, the Kutztown University Golden Bears slipped past the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team, 81-77, tonight at the Keystone Arena in Kutztown, Pennsylvania. Kutztown, currently ranked 7th in the nation among NCAA Division II schools, was able to snatch the victory away from UDC at the free-throw line, getting more opportunities as a result of a 9 chance margin at the line (15 of 25) compared to UDC's (11 of 16).
  • Munson Scores Career- High 33 Points in Loss to Alderson-Broaddus
    December 11, 2009
    Philippi, WV: December 11, 2009- University of the District of Columbia Sophomore guard Nigel Munson scored a career and game-high 33 points as the Firebirds fell to the Alderson-Broaddus College Battlers tonight in Philippi, West Virginia. Alderson- Broaddus took the win with Terrell Eargle leading the way, scoring 28 points, collecting 9 points, giving 5 assists and making 6 steals.
  • Firebird Men to Open Home Season Tonight
    December 09, 2009
    The UDC Men’s Basketball Team opens its home season tonight at the Sports Complex at 7 p.m., hosting the #8th ranked Kutztown University Golden Bears. The Firebirds look to gain their first win of the season as they face regional foe Kutztown
  • UDC Loses Close Game to Kutztown, 82-76
    December 09, 2009
    Washington, DC: December 9, 2009-The Kutztown University Golden Bears defeated the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team, 82-76, in a close contest tonight at the Sports Complex. Senior guard Stephen Dennis paced the Golden Bears to the win with a 26-point, 4 rebound performance. Kutztown, ranked 8th in the country among Division II schools, improved their record to 5-0 with this win.
  • Basketball Teams Look for Weekend Road Wins
    December 05, 2009
    The University of the District of Columbia Men's & Women's Firebirds Basketball teams are traveling this weekend as they seek to improve their season records. The Men's Team is playing in the 45th Annual Pocono Classic at East Stroudsburg University on Friday & Saturday, December 4-5. They will play Slippery Rock University in the first round on Friday, at 3 p.m. On Saturday, December 5, they face the host East Stroudsburg University at 7:30 p.m. The game will be live casted via a link on the UDC Athletics Web Page Schedule Calendar.
  • East Stroudsburg Edges UDC, 61-57
    December 05, 2009
    East Stroudsburg, PA: December 5, 2009-- Eighty-two percent free-throw shooting enabled East Stroudsburg University to edge the University of the District of Columbia, 61-57, tonight in the Pocono Classic at Koehler Fieldhouse in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Robby Pines paced the Warriors to their win over the Firebirds, scoring 13 points and grabbing 5 rebounds.
  • Slippery Rock Tops UDC 78-63
    December 04, 2009
    East Stroudsburg, PA: December 4, 2009-- Jabril Bailey scored 18 points to lead Slippery Rock University to a, 78-63, win over the University of the District of Columbia Men's Basketball Team this afternoon. The game was played in the first round of the 45th Annual Pocono Classic sponsored by East Stroudsburg University at the Koehler Fieldhouse in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
  • UDC Men Continue Hard Play, But Fall to West Chester, 74-61
    November 29, 2009
    West Chester, PA: November 29, 2009-Sophomore guard Nigel Munson scored a game-high 20 points, collected 4 rebounds, dished out 2 assists and made I steal in a yeoman effort to bring a victory home for the visiting University of the District of Columbia Firebirds this afternoon at West Chester University in Pennsylvania. Unfortunately, the Firebirds' efforts were short of the goal as they fell to the Golden Rams, 74-61
  • UDC Men's Basketball Continues to Struggle, Dropping Game to Mansfield, 81-74
    November 24, 2009
    Mansfield, PA: November 24, 2009-- The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team continues to struggle in their young season as they fell to the Mansfield University Mountaineers, 81-74, tonight at Decker Gymnasium in Mansfield, Pennsylvania. Yuseff Carr paced the Mountaineers to the win with 23 points and 8 rebounds
  • UDC Basketball Teams Seek Road Victories Today
    November 21, 2009
    The University of the District of Columbia Men's and Women's Basketball Teams are on the road this weekend, looking to improve their early season records. The Firebird men are in Easton, Massachusetts to take on the Stonehill College Skyhawks. Game time is 1 p.m. Fans can keep up with the action through the "Live Stats" or "Video" links on this website. Go to the calendar on the home page or the men's basketball schedule to access the links.
  • UDC Men Fall to Stonehill, 69-45
    November 21, 2009
    Easton, MA: November 21, 2009- The Stonehill College Skyhawks defeated the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds, 69-45, this afternoon at Merkert Gymnasium in Easton, Massachusetts. A. J. Rudowitz's 21 point, 7 rebound performance led the way for the Skyhawks' win.
  • UDC Fights Hard, But Succumb In Overtime to Pitt-Johnstown, 84-77
    November 18, 2009
    Johnstown, PA: November 18, 2009-For the second time in their young 2009 season, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team has fallen in overtime to an opponent. Tonight it was to the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Mountain Cats by the score of 84-77.
  • Pitt-Johnstown Live Stats
    November 18, 2009
    The UDC v. Pitt-Johnstown game on Wednesday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m. will be live casted. Go the the schedule page and click on "Live Stats' beside the scheduled game.
  • UDC MEN EDGED, 78-73, BY NYIT IN OVERTIME
    November 16, 2009
    Old Westbury, NY: November 15, 2009-After trailing by as many as 16 points with 5:25 remaining in the game, the University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball Team fought back to knot the score at 71, with 7 seconds remaining in regulation time, before falling to the NYIT Bears, 78-73, in overtime. Sophomore transfer sensation Nigel Munson (Washington, DC) tied the game at 71, on a layup, to force the overtime period.
  • UDC Men's Basketball Tips-off 2009 Season Sunday, November 15
    November 14, 2009
    The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds Men's Basketball team returns to action for the 2009-2010 season under new Head Coach Jeff Ruland. Ruland is a former NBA basketball player, better known as a member of the "Bruise Brothers" duo of Mahorn and Ruland of the Washington Bullets. During his playing days, Ruland was among the NBA leaders in rebounding and shooting percentage. He earned a spot on the NBA All Star Game in the 82-83 season and his career was cut short due to injuries
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