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01/15/21 Hour 2: Illini Basketball; Who Ya Got: NFL; Coach Ryan Walters Joins; Who Ya Got: B1G MBB

The guys talk about tomorrow's game against Ohio State. Then they give their thoughts on this weekend's NFL playoff games. Later, the new Illini Defensive Coordinator, Ryan Walters (@Coach_Walters) joins the show. To finish the hour, Hans hosts Who Ya Got: B1G Basketball Edition.

01/15/21 Hour 1: Illini Basketball; Underwood & Curbelo Audio

The guys talk all about Illinois Basketball in the first hour, including audio from today's pregame press conference. 

01/14/21 Hour 2: Jon Crispin (ESPN) Breaks Down College Hoops!; NFL Picks Against The Spread

Lon and Derek chat with Jon Crispin, ESPN College Basketball Analyst, who breaks down Illinois, the Big 10, and the national hoops landscape. Later, the guys give their betting leans for all 4 NFL games this weekend.

01/14/21 Hour 1: Big 10 KenPom Stats; Ayo’s Draft Stock; Aaron Henry (Illini DB Coach) Audio

The guys talk about the luckiest and unluckiest teams in the Big 10, according to KenPom's superlative stats, and also discuss where Ayo is currently projected to be drafted, and whether or not they agree. Later, hear from new Illini DBs coach Aaron Henry.

01/13/21 Hour 2: Matt Silich Joins to Break Down The Harden Trade; Isaiah Gay Audio

Lon and Derek play some Zoom press conference audio from Isaiah Gay, Ben Miller and Terrance Jamison's media availability today, before diving into the NBA news of the day with Matt Silich.

01/13/21 Hour 1: Harden to the Nets; Ira Weintraub Talks Michigan Basketball & Football

Lon and Derek break down the big news of James Harden being traded to the Nets and Victor Oladipo going to the Rockets. Later, they chat Michigan hoops and Jim Harbaugh with Ira Weintraub from The Michigan Insider.

01-12-20 Hour 2: Illinois-Nebraska postponed, Discussing the B1G basketball landscape

Lon and Derek discuss what Illini basketball needs to focus on in their time off with Wednesday's game at Nebraska getting postponed. Later, the guys take a look at the Big Ten basketball landscape and break down a big matchup in Ann Arbor.

1-12-20 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Breaking down the national title game & new Illinois football hires

Lon and Derek are joined by J Leman in studio to discuss Alabama's win over Ohio State in the national title game and they also get J's thoughts on Bret Bielema's staff hires thus far.

01/11/21 Hour 2: Next Question: NFL Round 1 Edition; Where Do The Bears Go From Here?

The guys recap each game of the NFL's Super Wild Card Weekend during another edition of Next Question. Later, Derek and Trevor dive more into their woes surrounding the Chicago Bears, and where they go from here.

01/11/21 Hour 1: Illinois Loses to Maryland 66-63; Bret Bielema Adds More To His Staff

Lon and Derek recap Illinois' disappointing 66-63 loss to unranked Maryland this weekend. Later, the guys hit on the Bears loss to the Saints, and Bret Bielema makes more additions to his coaching staff.

01/08/21 Hour 2: Illini Basketball; Next Question: NFL Wild Card Edition; Who Ya Got: NFL, CFB, MBB Edition

The guys talk about Illini Basketball in the beginning of the hour. Then they answer the biggest questions relating to the NFL Wild Card weekend. Later, Hans Dee hosts "Who Ya Got" where Tay and Piper give their predictions for this weekend, including Sunday's Illini basketball game.

1/8/21 Hour 1: Illini Smoke the ‘Cats; Ryan Walters Audio (New DC for IL Football)

The guys talk all about last night's second half comeback against Northwestern. Later, they play audio from today's press conference with Ryan Walters', Illinois' new Defensive Coordinator. 

01/07/21 Hour 2: Previewing Illinois vs. Northwestern; Derek Piper (From The Arena)

Lon and Trevor preview tonight's Illinois-Northwestern matchup, and get Derek's thoughts from the road prior to tip-off.

01/07/21 Hour 1: MLB Power Hour! Lindor Traded to the Mets; Jason Mott (Peoria Chiefs GM)

Lon and Trevor discuss today's big news that Francisco Lindor and Carlos Carrasco have been traded to the Mets, before chatting with Jason Mott (Peoria Chiefs GM) about the Cardinals affiliate.

01/04/20 Hour 2: Illinois Defeats Purdue 66-58; Start Curbelo?; Recapping Bears-Packers

Derek and Trevor recap Illinois' close win over Purdue 66-58, and launch into the "should Andre Curbelo be starting" discussion. Later, the guys begrudgingly discuss the Bears' 35-16 loss to the Packers.

01/04/21 Hour 1: The J Leman Hour! Discussing CFP Games, Targeting, and… Freestyle Rap?

J Leman joins Trevor and Derek to talk about the College Football Playoff games, the Big Ten in general, Bret Bielema's coaching staff, Justin Fields getting injured on a targeting call, and... his freestyle rapping techniques?

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