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Sports: Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Caps-Pens Tonight, AP College Hoop Poll, Hokies Return To The Hardwoods

The Washington capitals are back on the ice tonight when the host the Pittsburgh Penguins. The Caps are 9-5-3, and tied for second in the NHL’s Eastern Division. The Pens are right behind with 19 points. Air time is 6:45 on The River 95-3.

The latest AP College Basketball Poll is out, and Virginia took a big drop to number-15 after it’s recent loss to Duke. Virginia Tech took a 2-point jump to number 16, while the West Virginia Mountaineers rose to number-10 after going 3-1 in four straight games against ranked teams. Gonzaga remains the top-ranked team in the country at 22-0.

On the hardwoods tonight, Virginia Tech returns to action when they host Georgia Tech tonight at 7. Meanwhile, WVU continues it’s 3-game swing through Texas when they face TCU at 7 o’clock.

And, the Washington Nationals have their first full-squad workout today at their Spring Training facility in West Palm Beach, Florida. Some of the new Nats this year include first-baseman Josh Bell and reliever Jon Lester, who will join mainstays like Stephen Strasburg, Max Scherzer, and Juan Soto. You can catch Nationals’ play-by-play action again this season on Sports Radio 1450.

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