Jim Lara, Kevin Willard, Hurricanes discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News


The men's tournament down to the elite 8 and while the underdog story of the tournament remains the same Peter's peacocks they're not the only double digit seeds still dancing Elation for the hurricanes of Miami and in the windy city it's the hurricanes that blow into the elite 8 for the first time in school history Great final call right there on Westwood one as Miami beat Iowa state 70 to 56 second time into the elite 8 for hurricanes head coach Jim Lara of the name is familiar Led George Mason all the way to the final four back in 2006 Next up for the hurricanes date tomorrow with top seed Kansas Meanwhile closer to home reactions continuing to pour in after the Maryland men's team named Kevin Willard their new head coach Willard arrives after 12 years at seaton hall and as her own George Wallace notes on the D.C. sports huddle you want to bring that swagger back I think he did a great job of recognizing the past with Gary and lefty I like that part of it And I think he said look we're going to have some fun We're going to get up and down He likes to adapt his offense to his two best players I heard him say so I think that fans should be excited about it Can't the entire episode of the D.C. sports huttle on the podcast D.C. amp Apple iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts NHL tonight capitals taking on the New Jersey Devils capitals four three winners in a shootout last night in Buffalo Ben raby WTO sports The top stories we're following for you today on WTO U.S. officials say Russian forces appear to have halted their push to take Ukraine's capital and are concentrating more on gaining control of the Donbass region in the country's southeast President Biden is set to speak in Poland today as he wraps up his trip to Europe North Korea's test of a big new intercontinental ballistic missile is prompting the U.S. to press for stiffer UN sanctions A motorcycle rider from Alexandria says he was attacked by members of the truckers convoy last week and there's now video showing a rider being pinned to the ground Stay with WTO for more on these stories and just minutes West Virginia senator Joe Manchin says he will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee katangi Brown Jackson The Democrat has bucked the Biden administration on some of its top domestic priorities but has backed all of the president's judicial nominees Democrats don't need any Republican votes in the 50 50 Senate because vice president Kamala Harris can cast the tie breaker If confirmed is expected Jackson will become the first African American woman to serve on the Supreme Court Meantime justice clarence Thomas is out of the hospital after being admitted a week ago for an infection Spokesperson for the court says he went in after experiencing flu like symptoms It was expected that Thomas would be released earlier this week and the court did not explain the longer stay Ten 48 And we have traffic.

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