Posts Tagged ‘jeff ruland’

Jeff Ruland Has UDC Basketball Rolling Again

The UDC Firebirds are 9-1, with the only loss coming last month to D-1 and Atlantic 10 squad Duquesne.
It's not too early to start buzzing about a return to March mini-Madness: In 1982, UDC won a NCAA D-II national title with a team that was coached by Dunbar alum and local playground legend Willie Jones [...]

UDC Again Flush With Players, Ends Long Skid

The Caps and Wiz won their last games to end long losing streaks. Big deal. Their skeins only dated back to the beginning of the month.
UDC's men's basketball team hadn't won this year.
Like, not a single game. In all of 2010.
But with Sunday's 84-66 defeat of Virginia State, UDC stopped a 25-game slide that dated [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: UDC’s Gym, the Finest Place in Town to Take a Dump?

This week for the suddenly revitalized and again adored print version of Washington City Paper, I, um, repurposed a piece about the UDC basketball team having to finish up the season with five players, and sometimes fewer.
For the newspaper, my story is headlined "Four on the Floor." Go pick up a copy! Patronize the advertisers [...]

Cheap Seats Daily: Is Jim Zorn Running ‘Camp Snoopy’?

Lost in the Stephen Strasburg hub-bub: Jeff Ruland is back in town.
The onetime Bruise Brother was named head coach of the University of the District of Columbia. Ruland gets the UDC job after getting canned as an assistant by new '76ers coach Eddie Jordan.
Ruland played the moody lug to Rick Mahorn's gregarious lug when the [...]