2013-14 News

  • University of the District of Columbia Athletics Mourns Loss of Firebird Coaching Legend William S. Jones; Funeral Services to be Held at UDC Friday Morning
    March 14, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – University of the District of Columbia Athletics Hall of Famer William S. Jones, the winningest men’s basketball coach in school history, passed away Wednesday night, March 12th.
  • Lenjo Kilo Earns Second Team All-East Coast Conference Honor
    March 04, 2014
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – In his first season playing for the University of the District of Columbia, junior transfer forward Lenjo Kilo (Biology - Silver Spring, MD/Northwood HS) was named Second-Team All East Coast Conference in a vote of the league’s head coaches.
  • UDC Suffers Defeat at Bridgeport in Season Finale
    March 01, 2014
    BRIDGEPORT, CT – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team suffered a 95-63 loss at East Coast Conference foe Bridgeport on Saturday afternoon in the Firebirds’ 2013-14 season finale.
  • Beleaguered Firebirds Put League-Best Dowling to Test in 87-74 Loss
    February 26, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team, having had their three marquee senior players out with injury for much of the season, put the top-seed in the upcoming East Coast Conference Tournament, Dowling to the test in a 87-74 loss on Wednesday night at UDC Gym.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Falls at Molloy in ECC Contest
    February 22, 2014
    ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by host Molloy, 90-66 on Saturday afternoon at Quealy Gymnasium.
  • UDC Men’s Basketball Shoots Well, Rebounds Poorly in Loss at Queens
    February 19, 2014
    FLUSHING, NY – The Firebirds shot 46-percent from the field including 40-percent from three-point range, but Queens had nearly twice as many rebounds (46-24) which translated to 20 more shot attempts, 22 second-chance points, 40 points in the paint, and ultimately, a 77-58 victory over the University of the District of Columbia in East Coast Conference play Wednesday night.
  • District of Columbia Competitive in Loss to Roberts Wesleyan
    February 16, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – The Firebirds placed four scorers in double-figures, including junior transfer forward Lenjo Kilo’s double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds, but the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by Roberts Wesleyan College, 76-62 in East Coast Conference action in the nation’s capital Sunday afternoon.
  • Struggles Continue for Depleted Firebirds in Loss to Daemen
    February 14, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – Five of the mere seven available Firebird players scored in double figures, but the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was simply out-manned in a 92-71 loss to East Coast Conference newcomer Daemen on Friday night at UDC Gym.
  • Reggie Sidbury Earns East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week
    February 11, 2014
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Freshman guard Reggie Sidbury was named East Coast Conference rookie of the week on Monday, February 10th for his performance in the previous week.
  • District of Columbia Outdueled by Purple Knights in Home ECC Contest
    February 10, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – The Firebirds erased a 17-point deficit midway through the first half and actually led by one (46-45) as late as three minutes into the second half, but Bridgeport blew the game open with a 20-3 surge over the next five minutes and went on to win comfortably by a final score of 80-61 in East Coast Conference action Monday night from UDC Gym.
  • University of the District of Columbia Falls to NYIT in ECC Road Game
    February 08, 2014
    OLD WESTBURY, NY – Freshman guard Reggie Sidbury notched his second consecutive 18-point scoring effort, but the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team suffered a 80-61 loss to East Coast Conference foe, NYIT on Saturday afternoon in Recreation Hall.
  • District of Columbia Dealt a Lopsided Loss at LIU Post
    February 06, 2014
    BROOKVILLE, NY – Freshman Reggie Sidbury led the Firebirds with 18 points in 33 minutes off the bench, but the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by LIU Post, 91-52 on Thursday night in East Coast Conference action at the Pratt Recreation Center.
  • Another UDC Second Half Rally Falls Short in 79-73 Loss to STAC
    February 01, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – Once again a valiant second half comeback by the Firebirds fell short as the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team lost to East Coast Conference foe St. Thomas Aquinas, 79-73 on Saturday afternoon at UDC Gym.
  • Spirited Second Half Comeback Falls Short in 69-66 Firebirds Loss at Mercy
    January 30, 2014
    DOBBS FERRY, NY – With just seven players in the lineup, the Firebirds still nearly came all the way back from down by as many as 15 in the second half, but a pair of free-throws by Mercy’s Terrance Murchie with two seconds left in regulation sealed the Mavericks’ 69-66 victory in Thursday night’s East Coast Conference matchup.
  • League-Leading Lions Deal District of Columbia 73-55 Loss
    January 25, 2014
    OAKDALE, NY – Just a seven point game at halftime, the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team allowed the top team in the East Coast Conference, Dowling, to pull away in the second half as the Firebirds were dealt a 73-55 loss on the road Saturday afternoon.
  • UDC Suffers 69-50 Loss vs. Queens
    January 18, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – Junior transfer forward Lenjo Kilo registered 19 points and seven rebounds to lead a depleted University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team of still just six available players, but the Firebirds fell short in a 69-50 loss to Queens in East Coast Conference play Saturday afternoon at UDC Gym.
  • Depleted Firebirds Defeated by Molloy in ECC Home Contest
    January 15, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – Sophomore guard Omar Abbas led three Firebirds in double-figures with 26 points, but the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by Molloy, 101-73 in East Coast Conference play at UDC Gym Wednesday night.
  • Firebirds Fall in First-Ever Contest at Daemen
    January 12, 2014
    AMHERST, NY – Sophomore forward Clenso Brannon III and sophomore guard Omar Abbas scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, but the University of the District of Columbia suffered a 97-42 loss in its first ever meeting with East Coast Conference newcomer, Daemen on Sunday afternoon.
  • UDC Suffers Lopsided Defeat at Roberts Wesleyan
    January 10, 2014
    ROCHESTER, NY – Junior transfer forward Lenjo Kilo collected his fourth double-double of the season with team-highs of 17 points and 10 rebounds, but the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team suffered a lopsided, 84-52 loss to Roberts Wesleyan in East Coast Conference play at the Voller Athletic Center Friday night.
  • Three-Point Shooting Barrage Helps Firebirds Soar Past Builders, 91-72
    January 04, 2014
    WASHINGTON, DC – The Firebirds made a season-high 13 three-pointers while shooting a scorching-hot 65-percent from behind-the-arc en-route to their third victory of the season, a convincing, 91-72 triumph over The Apprentice School on Saturday afternoon in the nation’s capital.
  • District of Columbia Downed by NYIT in Home ECC Contest
    December 18, 2013
    WASHINGTON, DC – New York Institute of Technology opened the game on an 8-0 run and never looked back, leading wire-to-wire in a lopsided, 104-67 victory over University of the District of Columbia in East Coast Conference play at UDC Gym Wednesday evening.
  • Lenjo Kilo Named East Coast Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week
    December 16, 2013
    WASHINGTON, DC – Junior transfer forward Lenjo Kilo of the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was named East Coast Conference Player of the Week for a dominant performance in the week ending December 15th.
  • Firebirds Fight Their Way to Season’s Second Win; Defeat Mercy 83-66
    December 14, 2013
    WASHINGTON, DC – With a roster still void of two of its most explosive offensive threats, the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team battled through to earn its second win of the season, 83-66 over East Coast Conference foe, Mercy on Saturday afternoon in the nation’s capital.
  • District of Columbia Blitzed By Bulldogs in Cross Town Rivalry
    December 11, 2013
    BOWIE, MD – Junior transfer forward Lenjo Kilo put up career-high numbers of 32 points and 17 rebounds, but it was not nearly enough as the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team fell to cross town rival Bowie State, 98-75 on Wednesday night at A.C. Jordan Arena.
  • Depleted Firebirds Squad Falls to LIU Post, 75-62
    December 07, 2013
    WASHINGTON, DC – Minus its two top scorers, its second-leading rebounder, and a reserve guard, the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team fell to East Coast Conference foe LIU Post, 75-62 on Saturday afternoon at UDC Gym.
  • Firebirds Suffer Lopsided Loss in Rematch at Alderson Broaddus
    December 04, 2013
    PHILIPPI, WV – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team suffered a lopsided, 95-65 loss to non-region foe Alderson Broaddus in the second meeting of the season between these two teams at Rex Pyles Arena Wednesday night.
  • Firebirds Fall to STAC in ECC Season Opener, 67-63
    November 23, 2013
    SPARKILL, NY – The University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was defeated by St. Thomas Aquinas, 67-63 in both teams’ East Coast Conference season opener Saturday afternoon at Aquinas Hall.
  • Mike Riley Earns First Win at UDC With 78-77 Thriller in the Nation’s Capital
    November 20, 2013
    WASHINGTON, DC – In his return from a shoulder injury, senior guard Michael Terry led all scorers with 27 points, including the game-winning free-throw with one second left, to send University of the District of Columbia to its first victory under head coach Mike Riley, 78-77 vs. non-region foe Alderson Broaddus on Wednesday night at UDC Gym.
  • UDC’s Reggie Sidbury Earns ECC Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week Honor
    November 18, 2013
    CENTRAL ISLIP, NY – Freshman guard Reggie Sidbury of the University of the District of Columbia men’s basketball team was named East Coast Conference Rookie of the Week for his performance in the week ending November 17th.
  • Firebirds Wither in Second Half; Can’t Withstand Warrior Comeback in 79-72 Loss
    November 16, 2013
    WASHINGTON, DC – Playing two men down, the Firebirds withered in the second half and were not able to withstand a Warrior comeback as visiting East Stroudsburg defeated District of Columbia, 79-72 in non-league play Saturday afternoon in the nation’s capital.
Load More