Washington, DC—January 31,
2007--The University of the District of Columbia Firebirds
maintained their high regional ranking this week, coming
in 6th in the NCAA East Region after dropping one point from
last week's number 5 ranking. The top ten teams in each region are
ranked for each of the eight regions. The regional rankings
will be released weekly on Wednesdays through February 28,
The Firebirds, 12-6 overall, are led by junior guard Charlie Smallwood (Palmer Park, MD), who averages 16.2 points per game. UDC has six games remaining in the regular season, after which they will compete in the Independent Schools Tournament February 24-27, hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida.