UDC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams Earn Bids to NCAA Division II Tournament
Eighth-year head coach Lester Butler, Jr. has the UDC women’s basketball team headed back to the NCAA Tournament for the second time in his career and the third time in the program’s history. The Firebirds, who return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2009, have earned a No. 8 seed in the 2012 East Regional.
District of Columbia (21-6) will square off against the No. 1 seed and East Regional Tournament host, Bentley University in the first round of the eight-team event on Friday, March 9th, 2012 at 6 p.m. The Falcons, who were also the top-seed and host of last year’s East Regional Tournament, are ranked No. 6 in the nation and are 24-3 overall this season.