WPL: Mike Lonergan named GW head basketball coach-5/9
Z -- in Washington dot com. And a kid from PG county you know how important is hot that is of recruiting here and you just looking for just getting out of here convince kids of this to -- -- -- I'll definitely have dinner somewhere arrows always I go return today. But I've you know outside space and all my friends many of them are local high school coaches and him are involved in. -- as strong as a youth programs and an area and so on you're not been and such but having gone awhile so. I -- you know I he's got to get back -- -- and everybody and hopefully down. Also were rubio records this area hearts and give a lot of credit to people like helped you along the way and one of was Gary Williams. You know coach ways I knew for a long time because of our lacy would Jimmy taxes who's my -- -- town it's I'd go to a lot of practices there and gains and now. And I knew I had to change -- -- man I think I interview for six division one head -- when I was a Catholic and I was only offered one. And nom I really felt that they do you want army and something would come up and you know I think you kind of labeled good. Coach Williams gave opportunities join his staff and then all the sudden everyone looked at what I did a Catholic university -- Don't know if it should be that way but that was a break I needed announced a really oh that's a Coach Gary Williams and -- -- run a lot of offenses and things and he ran. From way before I worked form just from a tennis amazed practices over last twenty years. What do you make of all the saying he's gone on Larranaga leaving now particularly for Karl Hobbs Gary -- and that's. Now it's crazy it's crazy. I never thought coach learn they would leave you know he's a he's a legend and -- you know I thought someday Coach Williams would retire. I just thought because I know so many people it -- current coach and former players and coaches that. No none of them really ticked me off so that afternoon you know my phones are blown optimistic view here is -- -- has -- no way so I'm happy for him. Hi you know just got married in you know it's a -- this much when he fourth year I think in for him it's a lot more. So hopefully -- enjoys golf game a little bit more and and should be sin and you know and have some fun so -- vol basketball. -- in my what are your realistic goals from day one you take over this program that's. But everywhere I've been wanna compete for a championship in really air you know a regular season championship this is really important it's on the long journey throughout the year. I don't know enough about that maybe you know the currency. But I know they did a good job last year and they do have a lot of return he's. -- I think our nonconference schedule is gonna be upgraded. So I can't put a number on wins or anything like that but hopefully we stayed healthy you know will be very competitive next year. A desolate do you your -- welcome home now thanks a lot. CS in Washington dot com.