Saturday, December 14, 2019

Men's Basketball: UDC 50 New York Tech 43

UDC's Zachary Olukanni (#23) led all scorers with 20 points

From our friends at UDC Athletics...

UDC Men’s Basketball Defeats New York Tech to Secure First Conference Win of the Season

The University of the District of Columbia's men's basketball team defeated New York Tech in a conference showdown on Saturday afternoon at the UDC Gym. The Firebirds improve to 5-7 overall and 1-2 in league play, while the Bears fell to 1-11 overall and 0-2 in league play.

Zachary Olukanni led the Firebirds with a game-high 20 points and grabbed seven rebounds. He was followed by Juanye Colon who scored 13 points going a perfect 5-5 from the free throw line. Consolo Adams contributed a season high eight points, 10 rebounds and four blocks. Kerry Kirkwood led the game with 12 rebounds and six assists.

Juanye Colon (#11, 13 points) led all players with 5 steals

The Bears led the Firebirds going into half time 25-24, but UDC came back in the second half to outscore NYT 26-18 and win the game 50-43.

Consolo Adams (#12, 10 rebounds) led all players with 4 blocks

Next up, UDC will host Frostburg on Saturday December 21st at 3:00 PM at the UDC Gym.

Kerry Kirkwood (#3) led all players with 12 rebounds

Click here for today's box score.

Junior Cheyenne Nettleton (#2) scored 3 points

Senior Isaiah Robinson (#13)

Senior Aaren Smith (#10) added 4 points & 3 rebounds